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A warm, windy weekend

Despite bracing afternoon winds Friday, this weekend’s weather is set to be mild and sunny. Joe Ramey, National Weather Service meteorologist, said temperatures are “looking to warm up over the...

DATE: April 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Foul play not suspected in shooting death

The La Plata County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that no foul play is suspected in the March 28 shooting that resulted in the death of La Plata County resident Stacy Pazell. Last weekend, Pazell,...

DATE: April 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Little seedlings

St. Columba School’s usual classes were utterly disrupted Thursday afternoon – not by a fire drill, bomb threat, billowing winds or some other act of God – but by an almighty schoolwide gardening...

DATE: April 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Allergies attack

If you’re not already crying, prepare to weep: Allergy season is upon Durango. Thursday, the evidence was everywhere. Outside Starbucks, an elderly man put down his cappuccino to rub his watery...

DATE: March 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Defense plea for lowering $1M bond fails

The 6th Judicial District Attorney’s office on Monday filed 21 charges against Tyree Ogsbury-Jones and 19 against Aaron Williams in connection with the shooting of Daniel Johnson at the Iron Horse...

DATE: March 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

What’s the big deal?

If California-based paranormal experts do succeed in killing Bigfoot – the possible Silverton resident – local law enforcement promises to throw the book at them. Earlier this month, the three...

DATE: March 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bear possibly rummaging around in Pagosa Springs

A recent photo suggests a bear waddled onto a Pagosa Springs resident’s property and pillaged its trash can. Bryan Peterson, of Bear Smart Durango, said he saw the photograph on Facebook. “It...

DATE: March 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bigfoot sighted near Silverton?

Silverton, with a population of 629, is gaining attention for a possible 630th resident: Bigfoot. A recent episode of “Paranormal Central” on the Dark Matter Radio Network resurrected discussion...

DATE: March 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montoyas recovering from tragic Colo. 140 accident

La Plata County residents Davin and Theresa Montoya are recovering at home after the couple was involved in a fatal car accident Saturday that killed Durango resident Kolby Webb on Colorado Highway...

DATE: March 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durangoan dies in rollover on Highway 140

Durango resident Kolby Webb was killed in an auto accident Saturday afternoon at the 18000 block of Colorado Highway 140 after his Subaru Forester rolled over, apparently from the impact of a...

DATE: March 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘My dad wasn’t perfect. But he was innocent’

Daniel Johnson’s brief life ended on an emergency room operating table, where his 50-year-old body, ravaged by bullets, gave out in the early Monday morning hours. Tyree Ogsbury-Jones and Aaron...

DATE: March 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Shooting suspects’ stories emerge

Much remains unknown about the shooting at the Iron Horse Inn early Monday morning. But public documents, social media and friends’ accounts provide some information about the accused suspects...

DATE: March 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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