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Durango Police Thursday 12:48 a.m. A 34-year-old man was assaulted and was bleeding in the 2100 block of Main Avenue. 1:20 p.m. A vehicle was reported stolen in the 3200 block of East Second...

DATE: April 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

10 ‘moon trees’ land in Durango

A bit of outer space is taking root in Durango: moon trees, grown from seeds that have orbited the moon more than 30 times. Stuart “Stu” Roosa, born in Durango, took the seeds into outer space as...

DATE: April 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Best bets this weekend in and around Durango

Best bets this weekend include Durango Choral Society and Durango Home and Ranch Show. “Around the World with the Durango Choral Society” will take place virtually at 7 p.m. Friday. The performance...

DATE: April 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango doubles-down on opposition to jail reform bill

Durango city councilors split this week over whether to uphold their opposition to a state jail reform bill that would limit when police can make arrests. Senate Bill 21-062 proposes a shift in...

DATE: April 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 118

About 80 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about something major accomplished by residents of a mobile home park, with 97% of respondents correctly...

DATE: April 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday 10:50 a.m. Landscape lighting was stolen in the area of Trimble Crossing Drive. 11:29 a.m. Several storage units were burglarized in the area of County...

DATE: April 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Six more electric co-ops seek Tri-State separation

Six rural electric cooperatives have joined La Plata Electric Association’s exploration of buying out their long-term contracts with their electricity supplier, Tri-State Generation and...

DATE: April 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Van life in era of COVID: A cruising vaccination clinic

In just over two months, San Juan Vans in Bayfield completed its most unusual conversion: From a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van, it crafted a mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic for Animas Surgical...

DATE: April 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Home health, hospice company with Durango office sells for $775M

Abode Healthcare, a provider of home health care and hospice services with an office in Durango, was acquired by BrightSpring Health Services in a deal reportedly valued at $775 million. Abode...

DATE: April 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

No letup in sight for hot home sales in La Plata County

Continued flight from urban areas and a limited number of available homes have sent La Plata County home prices higher – with the median price of a county home just shy of $500,000 in the first...

DATE: April 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday 6:53 p.m. A burglary was reported in the area of County Road 329. Monday 3:44 a.m. A man pointed a gun at someone in the area of Avenida del Sol. 10:02...

DATE: April 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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