Durango City Council to meet to discuss future of Buckley Park

Durangoans might get an update next week about the future of Buckley Park, a gathering place in the center of town that is up for sale. City Councilors will convene at 3 p.m. Tuesday for a special...

DATE: April 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Demolition of Mason Center set for Monday

The city of Durango will begin demolition of the building at Mason Center Park, 301 East 12th St., on Monday. Demolition and site restoration work will tentatively be complete June 4. The project...

DATE: April 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Solar project proposed northwest of Cortez

A large solar project is proposed northwest of Cortez in cooperation with Empire Electric Association. The 5 megawatt solar energy system would be built on 52 acres off County Road 24 on private...

DATE: April 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos bridge replacement slated to run from May to August

The historic Main Street bridge in Mancos will be closed for four months beginning May 3 in order to widen it and bring it to load and rating standards. According to a news release, motor vehicle...

DATE: April 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain Middle School to break ground on expansion

Construction will begin next month at Mountain Middle School on a 7,000-square-foot, $3.5 million expansion to the south of the main building that will add classrooms for an additional 60 fourth...

DATE: April 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango identifies three locations ripe for redevelopment

The city of Durango revealed a few spots that are ripe for redevelopment around downtown during an open forum this week. More than 70 people attended the event, which functioned as a way to court...

DATE: April 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango seeks input, partners for MidTown development

Durango is inviting developers and community members to give feedback about revitalization opportunities in the city’s MidTown area. MidTown – a 50-acre stretch between downtown and north Main...

DATE: April 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District to get more than $114 million in bond issuance

A bond issuance that closes today will raise $114.2 million for new construction, safety and security upgrades, and repair of a backlog of maintenance needs for all buildings in Durango School...

DATE: March 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High School secures funding for new school

Animas High School has secured the funding to build a new school on the campus of Fort Lewis College thanks to a $1.8 million donation from a local family. The charter school will receive $2.5...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Remodel coming to The Durango Herald building

A remodel to modernize the top floor of the The Durango Herald building begins this week that will also provide an additional 3,200 square feet of office space for lease. The project is expected...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mason Center slated for summer demolition

The city of Durango this summer plans to demolish the dilapidated Mason Center, former home of a gymnastics program, elementary school and multiple education centers. The 15,300-square-foot...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

It’s end of the road for old Durango Chamber of Commerce building

Durango residents will soon say goodbye to the red Chamber of Commerce building at Santa Rita Park. In January, the city of Durango put the decades-old, wood-framed building up for auction. Bidders...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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