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Youth Corps to work on motorized trails

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will fund $319,000 toward improving motorized trails in cooperation with the Colorado Youth Corps Association. According to a CPW news release March 31, the Youth Corps...

DATE: April 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Chamber of Commerce awards slated for an April 28 online event

Finalists have been named in five categories that will be presented at the Durango Chamber of Commerce’s annual Durango Rocks Award ceremony to be held online April 28. The event will be held...

DATE: April 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

3 women, 1 child injured in U.S. Highway 160 crash

Three women and a child were injured and sent to Mercy Regional Medical Center on Saturday evening in a three-car crash east of Elmore’s Corner. Colorado State Patrol Master Sgt. Gary Cutler said...

DATE: April 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gun pulled in mask dispute at Wildcat Canyon Liquor Store

A dispute about someone failing to wear a mask led another person to pull out a gun at Wildcat Canyon Liquor around 1 p.m. Saturday, but no shots were fired and no one was injured. La Plata County...

DATE: April 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez approved for Rural Jump-Start Program

Cortez has been reapproved to be a part of the state’s Rural Jump-Start Program in an effort to attract new businesses and jobs to the city. The idea behind the program is to help rural,...

DATE: April 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

McPhee boat ramp to open April 17, House Creek ramp on May 1

San Juan National Forest’s Dolores Ranger District will open access to McPhee Reservoir on April 17 for motorized boating. Operational hours for the main McPhee boat ramp are: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m....

DATE: April 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weekly planner for April 5-9

Information and agendas about local meetings City of Durango: www.durangogov.org or call 375-5000. La Plata County: www.co.laplata.co.us or call 382-6210. Town of Bayfield: www.bayfieldgov.org ...

DATE: April 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College to hold 7 outdoor commencement ceremonies

With an increasing supply of the COVID-19 vaccination, Fort Lewis College has decided to host seven small, outdoor, in-person commencement ceremonies in 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic prevented Fort...

DATE: April 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 115

About 90 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about a baby born with certain antibodies, with 97% of respondents correctly answering “Coronavirus.”...

DATE: April 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Resurrection Fest celebrates Easter in Durango

Members of several area churches came together over the weekend in downtown Durango for a parade and lunch as part of Resurrection Fest, a three-day celebration of Easter. The festival was...

DATE: April 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

New radar project put on hold because of location problems

La Plata County will put the brakes on a project to build a new radar system for the Four Corners after concerns were raised that a selected site south of Durango did not provide the best coverage...

DATE: April 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Applying to Fort Lewis College: There’s an app for that

Prospective Fort Lewis College students for the 2022-23 school year can use Common App, an online application platform used by students, counselors and advisers across the country and the world....

DATE: April 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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