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Durango considers $6 million in alleyway improvements

Durango could spend $6 million over 10 years to address a long-standing problem around town: dirt alleys. The city has 28 unpaved alleys in its inventory. For years, residents have pushed to...

DATE: May 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wildlife officials find human remains in bears’ stomachs

A Colorado Parks and Wildlife pathologist found human remains inside the stomachs of a sow and her yearling that wildlife officers suspect of killing and eating a 39-year-old woman Friday night...

DATE: May 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County woman hits 1,100 hours volunteering at Humane Society

Yam had a big moment in the play yard for dogs at the La Plata County Humane Society a couple of weeks ago: The shy dog, who usually scurries from strangers, allowed Autumn Tucson’s adviser at Big...

DATE: May 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Opposing Biden’s vision for public lands, hard-right group makes inroads in Colorado

Land grab or precious-resource preservation? The battle over where the truth – and where Westerners’ hearts – lie on that matter is rumbling through Colorado counties as a federal government...

DATE: May 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Highway 160 concrete work begins Monday in west Durango

The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor Interstate Improvement Inc. will begin a project to improve the concrete driving surface Monday on U.S. Highway 160 in west Durango. Project...

DATE: May 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weekly planner for May 3-7

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: May 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 119

About 80 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about fish in the Dolores River, with 89% of respondents correctly answering, “Low river flows.”...

DATE: May 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Parks and Wildlife releases film ‘Lynx: Shadows of the Forest’

“Lynx: Shadows of the Forest,” a new film released Wednesday by Colorado Parks and Wildlife showcases Canada lynx in Colorado’s high-elevation wilderness. The film was published on CPW ’s YouTube ,...

DATE: May 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman found dead after apparent bear attack

A 39-year-old woman was found dead Friday night off County Road 203 near Trimble Lane, north of Durango, after what Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials believe was a bear attack. An autopsy on...

DATE: May 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s 35 parks that ‘make life better’

On a warm, sunny day, Durango’s parks transform into community centers where people relax and both kids and grownups can play. But if park visitors take a deeper look at the city’s green spaces,...

DATE: May 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tri-State board OKs 2% drop in wholesale electricity rates

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association’s board of directors has approved a 2% rate reduction for the cost of its wholesale electricity, which still must gain approval of a federal...

DATE: April 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Faculty censures CU Boulder president, citing ‘failure of leadership’

University of Colorado President Mark Kennedy was formally reprimanded Thursday by faculty on the Boulder campus for a “failure of leadership with respect to diversity, equity, and inclusion.” The...

DATE: April 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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