Durango restaurants hit hard with COVID-19 outbreaks, state data show

A rash of COVID-19 outbreaks have swept through a number of Durango restaurants, according to state data. Outbreaks, according to state guidelines, are defined by two or more cases, spread among...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wild Horse Saloon may face enforcement after defying public health order

Enforcement actions could be coming for the Wild Horse Saloon after the downtown Durango bar opened to indoor service last weekend in defiance of public health orders aimed at slowing the spread of...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

After defying public health order, CJ’s Diner decides to stop indoor dining

The owner of CJ’s Diner said he has decided to stop offering indoor dining after defying public health orders for more than two weeks, resulting in legal action. Over the weekend, more than a dozen...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

CJ’s Diner in Durango opens against court order

CJ’s Diner opened its doors to customers Saturday, one day after a District Court judge ordered the Durango diner be closed to in-person dining. More than a dozen supporters blocked the door to the...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

his Durango restaurants explore options

Some options beyond keeping dining rooms open in defiance of public health orders are emerging as Durango restaurants explore more acceptable methods to cope with the latest round of COVID-19...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge orders law enforcement to stop indoor dining at CJ’s Diner

After ignoring a cease-and-desist order to stop offering indoor dining, a District Court judge on Friday ordered local law enforcement to close CJ’s Diner to in-person dining by “whatever means...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tensions rise with restaurant closures in Durango

A Durango restaurant that refused to close to in-person dining in defiance of a public health order in place to slow the spread of COVID-19 was issued a cease-and-desist order Tuesday. As the...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango considers how to support businesses amid COVID restrictions

The city of Durango is considering what resources it has available to support local restaurants facing increased financial instability as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and resulting public...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

State reports new COVID-19 outbreaks, including Durango nursing home

State health data for La Plata County showed two new COVID-19 outbreaks Wednesday: Four Corners Health Care Center and Ska Fabricating, both in Durango. Cases in the county have rapidly increased...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

In defiance of health order, Durango restaurant stays open to in-person dining

In defiance of public health orders aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19, a local Durango diner has chosen to remain open to indoor dining, with its owner saying he cannot survive anymore...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Will Colorado’s special legislative session save restaurants?

Beast and Bottle’s owners know they could never sell enough take-out chicken pot pies to reap the full benefit of a new sales tax relief proposal that Colorado lawmakers are serving up for next...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango restaurant closes for good because of COVID-19 financial hardships

Another longtime Durango restaurant has been forced to permanently close as a result of financial struggles brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting Friday, restaurants face a second period...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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