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Durango Police Wednesday 12:34 p.m. Bicycles were reported stolen in the 700 block of Camino del Rio. 2:48 p.m. A vehicle caught fire in the 500 block of Rivergate Lane. 5:38 p.m. A...

DATE: April 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police warn of spike in car thefts

The Durango Police Department is warning of increasing vehicle thefts in town. Vehicle thefts in Durango increased from 36 in 2019 to 54 in 2020. Eleven vehicles have been stolen so far in 2021....

DATE: April 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain Middle School to break ground on expansion

Construction will begin next month at Mountain Middle School on a 7,000-square-foot, $3.5 million expansion to the south of the main building that will add classrooms for an additional 60 fourth...

DATE: April 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vigil held in Buckley Park to remember Daunte Wright

“Same problem, different day,” Tracy Jones told a crowd of about 70 people gathered in Buckley Park on Wednesday evening to remember Daunte Wright, a Black man who was shot and killed by a...

DATE: April 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County sees surge of new COVID-19 outbreaks

A rash of COVID-19 outbreaks in La Plata County were reported this week, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Every Wednesday, CDPHE updates its list of outbreaks...

DATE: April 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man arrested on suspicion of road rage with cyclist

A 33-year-old Durango man was arrested on suspicion of felony menacing Tuesday after a road rage altercation with a cyclist, according to the Durango Police Department. Cmdr. Ray Shupe said a...

DATE: April 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

One killed in crash on U.S. Highway 491

One person died and three people were injured in a single-car crash Wednesday on U.S. Highway 491 south of Dove Creek, according to the Colorado State Patrol. The crash was reported at 9:40 a.m. at...

DATE: April 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Wednesday 2:51 a.m. A man was seen carrying a rifle in the 600 block of Camino del Rio. Tuesday 9:44 a.m. A hit-and-run crash occurred in the 1100 block of South Camino del Rio. ...

DATE: April 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two popular lakes north of Durango impacted by maintenance projects

Two popular lakes for recreation north of Durango that were drained in 2019 will be impacted this summer as a result of maintenance projects. Xcel Energy spokesman Randy Fordice said in an email to...

DATE: April 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango sets up whistleblower policy for staff, community

The city of Durango wants to make it easier for whistleblowers, both employees of the city and members of the public, to report concerns. A new whistleblower policy was drafted in response to a...

DATE: April 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Residents buy Durango mobile home park from corporate owners

The countdown started Dec. 21, the day residents at River View mobile home park in Durango learned the property was for sale. Residents learned they could make an offer – if they could pull it...

DATE: April 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R superintendent granted leave of absence

Durango School District 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger was granted a leave of absence to help his wife who had spine surgery April 5 and to provide care for his father who suffers from...

DATE: April 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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