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Fire truck rolls north of Bayfield, trapping one person

An Upper Pine River Fire Protection District fire truck rolled Friday morning north of Bayfield, trapping one person inside, according to the Colorado State Patrol. The crash occurred about 10:45...

DATE: March 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two children injured in crash involving school bus

Two children suffered serious injuries Friday north of Ignacio in a crash involving a Chevy Tahoe and school bus. An Ignacio School District bus driver was cited with careless driving causing...

DATE: March 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Best bets this weekend in and around Durango

Best bets this weekend include YogaDurango’s fundraiser and Aztec Motocross. YogaDurango will host a three-day fundraiser with free classes and events Sunday to Tuesday. Hard hit during the...

DATE: March 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango, La Plata County look to new funding model for fire mitigation

The city of Durango and La Plata County could be the first participants in a new way to pay for fire mitigation, but only if big questions can be resolved. As the city and the county work to...

DATE: March 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Friday’s commute might be difficult in Southwest Colorado

The final blow from this week’s three-punch combo of snowstorms hit Southwest Colorado ahead of forecast – with Durango seeing snowfall by late morning Thursday instead of the predicted nighttime...

DATE: March 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tuition expected to remain flat next year at Fort Lewis College

Students at Fort Lewis College might escape paying for a tuition increase next year while faculty members look to get a 3% annual raise. Those preliminary, not yet set-in-stone numbers emerged...

DATE: March 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Wednesday 10:56 a.m. Someone’s neighbor was yelling at their daughter in the 100 block of East Seventh Avenue. 11:37 a.m. A counterfeit bill was reported in the 2500 block of Main...

DATE: March 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield goes outdoors with Easter scavenger hunt

The Bayfield Parks and Recreation Department is getting up and running again – and hopefully, getting community members outside and active – with an Easter scavenger hunt. The department had a...

DATE: March 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

In record year for Colorado campaign finance complaints, Republicans cry foul

Republicans are crying foul over campaign-finance decisions by a deputy secretary of state who rejected recommendations by the Campaign Finance Enforcement team organized a year ago by Secretary of...

DATE: March 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lauren Boebert turns trending hashtags into campaign cash

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert has been using unique methods to encourage her supporters to make donations toward her 2022 re-election campaign. As hashtags calling for her to go to prison...

DATE: March 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dove Creek nonprofit releases rehabilitated red-tailed hawk

After four months of painstaking rehabilitation and care, SouthWest Avian Protection Service released a young red-tailed hawk back into the wild Saturday afternoon. The hawk was found in November...

DATE: March 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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