Local schools getting millions in aid; here’s how they’ll spend it

School districts across Southwest Colorado are set to receive hefty chunks of federal dollars in the latest round of coronavirus relief aid, leaving administrators with big decisions about how to...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas River projected to stay low over coming months

Snowmelt season is in full swing, but one may not know that by looking at the Animas River, which this week more closely resembles a slow trickle through Durango than a roaring, muddy torrent more...

DATE: April 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

NBC Universal sets sights on Durango for new TV show

Durangoans might want to dust off their acting chops. NBC Universal is planning to shoot the pilot episode of a new series in town this summer. The new drama is centered on a Native American...

DATE: April 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Residents buy Durango mobile home park from corporate owners

The countdown started Dec. 21, the day residents at River View mobile home park in Durango learned the property was for sale. Residents learned they could make an offer – if they could pull it...

DATE: April 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cathy Metz, director of Durango Parks and Recreation, to retire

Cathy Metz, longtime parks and recreation director for the city of Durango, is set to retire in July. Metz worked for the city for 25 years. Most recently, she and department staff members received...

DATE: April 5, 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

Pedestrian found at fault for crash on north Main Avenue, Durango police say

A pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle on north Main Avenue earlier this week was cited with illegally crossing the street, according to the Durango Police Department. “There’s often the...

DATE: April 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vaccines distribution expands Friday in Southwest Colorado

Colorado residents ages 16 and older will be eligible for coronavirus vaccines starting Friday, but San Juan Basin Public Health says everything still depends on a limited vaccine supply. With...

DATE: March 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lisa McCorry ends City Council campaign

Durango resident Lisa McCorry ended her campaign for City Council on Friday, urging people not to vote for her although she is already listed on the ballot. McCorry, 41, was one of seven candidates...

DATE: March 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango survey offers insight into wide-ranging water issues

Durango community members have a chance to weigh in on water issues – such as supply, quality and conservation – as the city of Durango updates its future water plans. Water is not a guarantee for...

DATE: March 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

How a nonprofit catered to neighbors’ needs during the pandemic

La Plata County parents have formed a network, organized through the La Plata Family Centers Coalition, to deliver aid straight to their neighbors’ doorsteps in response to the COVID-19 pandemic....

DATE: March 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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