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Durango Police Thursday 12:43 p.m. A purse was stolen in the 1100 block of South Camino del Rio. 2:41 p.m. A man threatened someone with a pistol in the 1000 block of Goeglein Gulch Road. ...

DATE: April 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two dogs rescued from tall cliff on Ute Mountain Ute reservation

Two dogs stranded on a mesa cliff southeast of Towaoc have been rescued by a Montezuma County Search and Rescue team during a nighttime mission. After receiving permission from the Ute Mountain Ute...

DATE: April 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Senior projects presented at Fort Lewis College

Bailey Osmer looked at two sister strains of plants to see which lineage was more efficient at conserving water, and hence better in a drought. Henry Nadell worked on a full rebrand for a music...

DATE: April 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pueblo Community College to launch new agricultural program in fall

Beginning this fall, Pueblo Community College will offer a certificate program in agricultural production at its Southwest campus in Mancos. The new program was designed in collaboration with local...

DATE: April 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vallecito Marina did just fine in 2020. What will this summer bring?

The Vallecito Marina opens Saturday, and several local residents expect a strong season for recreation and the community’s economy. The marina is one of the main attractions for visitors to the...

DATE: April 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Best bets this weekend in and around Durango

Best bets this weekend include the Rocky Mountain PBS Kids Club Drive-in Tour and the Farmington Downtown Historical Walk. RMPBS Kids Club Drive-in Tour will stop in Durango at 8:15 p.m. Saturday...

DATE: April 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

High-speed chase in New Mexico leads to couple’s arrest

A dramatic high-speed chase of a suspect from Farmington to Shiprock, New Mexico, last month that involved multiple law enforcement agencies ended in two arrests. According to New Mexico State...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s iconic Strater Hotel sold

Ross Garrett, who has been visiting Durango since the 1960s when he was a 9-year-old growing up in Amarillo, Texas, will be the new owner of the Strater Hotel. Rod Barker, current owner of...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Polis threatens to veto bill seeking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis strongly indicated he would veto a bill from fellow Democrats to speed up the state’s reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, setting up a fierce intraparty brawl at the...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Wednesday 4:49 p.m. Someone accidentally locked keys and a child in a vehicle in the 2800 block of Holly Avenue. 6:57 p.m. A vehicle was keyed in the 3100 block of Main Avenue. ...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nine active outbreaks reported in La Plata County

Nine active COVID-19 outbreaks were listed in La Plata County this week, according to data released Wednesday by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Most of the outbreaks are...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango chamber presents awards, including Citizen of the Year

Bob Wolff, whose passion for water issues helped bring the Animas-La Plata Project to fruition and secured a sustainable water supply for Durango, was named Citizen of the Year on Wednesday at...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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