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Rain, rain: Go ahead and stay awhile

On Tuesday morning, downtown Durango was ready for its closeup: At last, Main Avenue’s sun-drenched sidewalks were clogged with happy tourists. As families paused in the streets to admire the...

DATE: July 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rainbow Youth Center dream comes true

Just one month after lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender kids called for an LGBT center in Durango, they’re getting their wish. The first meeting of the Four Corners Rainbow Youth Center took...

DATE: July 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mosquitoes: A worthy adversary

After a spring of heavy rainfall, mosquitoes are gaining the upper hand in the Animas Valley. But one Durango organization is battling back, and in the meantime saving lives, regional tourism and...

DATE: July 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Working toward the perfect union

Had the great American patriot Frederick Douglass attended “American Voices” alongside more than 100 Durango residents Saturday morning in Buckley Park, it's likely that the former slave who wrote...

DATE: July 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rain helps put out lightning-strike fire

The Durango Interagency Dispatch Center said a small wildfire that broke out Wednesday after lightning struck a mesa one mile north of County Road 500 between Trail and Coal Mine canyons on the...

DATE: July 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fawn rescued from drowning

Law enforcement saved a young fawn that almost drowned after wandering into Vallecito Lake on Friday night. Upper Pine River Protection District Chief Bruce Evans said medics from his agency were...

DATE: July 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge considers rejecting youthful robber’s plea

The fate of Logan Griffith, a Bayfield man who stands accused of using a loaded gun to rob a retail marijuana store in Durango with his father, Joe Griffith, remained undetermined Thursday morning...

DATE: July 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Science hazy for medical pot

In Colorado, medical marijuana is approved to treat a number of ailments, including cancer, glaucoma and HIV/AIDS, as well as symptoms – such as cachexia (wasting disease), persistent muscle...

DATE: July 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Health

Durango Fire reminds us to please participate legally

As the Fourth of July approaches, the Durango Fire Protection District is emphatically reminding residents the only fireworks legal for private use in Colorado are sparklers, smoke balls,...

DATE: July 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wolfie was on TV

Wolfie, Silverton’s notoriously shy wolf-dog hybrid, was on TV on Wednesday, although he didn’t get 15 minutes of fame, just 3½. Fox News Denver reporter Kevin Torres said the channel decided to do...

DATE: July 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Fire hires new chief

The Durango Fire Protection District Board chose a new fire chief to succeed Dan Noonan: Deputy Chief Hal Doughty. Doughty, who served in the Air Force as a military firefighter for four years...

DATE: July 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silverton to light up the night

This year, Fourth of July celebrations in Silverton are going to be bigger, brighter and bolder than ever, said Gilbert Archuleta, fire chief of the Silverton-San Juan Fire & Rescue Authority....

DATE: June 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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