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Sanity in a barking-mad world

In January, five irrepressible dogs stood with their silent, nervous owners for Day 1 of Growly Dog Class. Despite careful partitions preventing the dogs from seeing each other, all four-footed...

DATE: March 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Iron Horse Inn accounts differ

Two young men suspected of killing Durangoan Daniel M. Johnson, 50, earlier this week at the Iron Horse Inn offered sharply different accounts of the incident to police. According to an arrest...

DATE: March 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Playboy paints revealing portrait about Durango denim dealer

A Durango denim merchant is featured in March’s edition of Playboy magazine. In a six-page story about Brit Eaton, owner of Carpe Denim and jean hook-up to the stars, Mickey Rapkin, the author,...

DATE: March 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

French resident granted 1-year stay

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Monday granted French immigrant and Durango resident Sonia Belouniss a 12-month stay of deportation. This means the former U.S. Pro Tour Ski star and...

DATE: March 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Eyes: The windows to disease

Poets say the eyes are a window to the soul. Perhaps. But to doctors, who communicate in famously earth-bound prose, they’re also a window to underlying disease. While the uninitiated may observe...

DATE: March 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Health

French woman embraced

When Durango resident and French citizen Sonia Belouniss went to work at Four Corners Health Care on Tuesday, she was terrified of being deported after missing a visa deadline by 22 days in 2014. ...

DATE: March 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango nurse facing deportation

David Wyatt is pacing the living room, sobbing into the phone, begging congressmen for help. At any moment, his wife, Sonia Belouniss – a Durango resident and French citizen who works as a nurse at...

DATE: March 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Convicted Durangoan gets 22 years for child sex assaults

A Durango man convicted of multiple sex assaults on children will spend decades in prison. A jury found Harold Loveday guilty of three counts of sexual assault on a minor younger than 15 years old...

DATE: March 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio protesters slam SUCAP over employment issues

Protesters waved placards Thursday outside the Southern Ute Community Action Program building in Ignacio, decrying what they characterized as the organization’s lack of transparency, cruelty to...

DATE: March 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man gets 12 years for attempted sex assault

Judge Suzanne Carlson sentenced Durango resident Lawrence Berry, 55, on Thursday to the maximum prison sentence – 12 years – after Berry pleaded guilty to three counts of attempted sexual assault...

DATE: March 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snow forecasting gone awry

Over the weekend, Durango was supposed to get inundated by snow. On Friday, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Grand Junction warned of an impending storm that would bury Durango in...

DATE: March 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

College’s trials test health

In December, junior Fort Lewis College psychology major Elizabeth Thompson started experiencing horrific foot pain. “I was missing a ligament, probably from an old sprain,” she said doctors told...

DATE: March 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Health

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