Durango Police Department reorganization on the table

The Durango Police Department could be reorganized to help officers focus on law enforcement. “We use detectives to do things that civilians can do,” City Manager Ron LeBlanc told the Durango...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

ColoradoCare would create universal health care payment system

Colorado voters next month will be asked to back universal health care. The lengthy Amendment 69 constitutional question reads in part: “Shall state taxes be increased $25 billion annually in the...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cement truck rolls over on Highway 160 east of Durango

Traffic on U.S. Highway 160 east of Durango was rerouted for a short time early Friday after cement truck crashed. The eastbound truck rolled over at mile point 91.6, just east of Elmore’s Corner,...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

2 men plead guilty to marijuana robbery

Two Durango men who entered a home pretending to be Drug Enforcement Agency agents as part of a ruse to steal a large stash of medical marijuana pleaded guilty Friday to robbery. Lorne Heintze, 27,...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wilson Gulch Road nears completion

The way to a new retail center near Three Springs is paved and nearing completion. The $9.8 million Wilson Gulch Road connects the Grandview Interchange, better known as the Bridge to Nowhere, to...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Game of the Week: Rising Ignacio welcomes league test from Centauri

So long Friday night lights, hello Saturday afternoons. Because of a referee shortage in Colorado, two of the three high school football teams in La Plata County are forced to play Saturday games...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

District Attorney settles ethics complaint against him

An ethics complaint against District Attorney Todd Risberg has been resolved through an agreement with the Colorado Supreme Court’s Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel. According to the...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kayla Story Patterson, Julie Westendorff answer candidacy questions

On Nov. 8, either Kayla Story Patterson or Julie Westendorff will claim the District 3 seat on the La Plata County Board of County Commissioners. Elected in 2012, Westendorff , a Democrat, has four...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez woman killed in motorcycle crash identified

A 28-year-old woman who died in a motorcycle crash Wednesday night west of Durango was identified Thursday as Ashley Cooke from Cortez. Cooke was traveling west on U.S. Highway 160 toward Cortez...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio Library hosts national space exhibit

For those who dream of galaxies far, far away, the Ignacio Community Library has the adventure they’re seeking – “Explore: Space, A Cosmos Journey” runs one more week. The exhibit, sponsored by...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis mountain bike team hopes conference title translates to national success

Whittling down a loaded roster of talent from 75 down to 19 was a tough but enviable task for the Fort Lewis College mountain bike team. The Fort Lewis College cycling team took 75 riders to the...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Three Durango YAFL teams reach semifinals

The playoff opened in grand fashion for Durango’s Young America Football League teams last week. Three of the four teams competing in the postseason won Saturday to advance to the semifinals this...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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