Democrats rally the vote at Buckley Park

The Democratic Party’s “Soul of the Nation” bus tour began its Colorado leg Thursday in Durango, stopping in Buckley Park, where candidates and party leaders milled with voters and helped hand out...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper wary about adding Supreme Court justices

John Hickenlooper did not rule out an effort to expand the number of justices on the U.S. Supreme Court, but was less than enthusiastic about supporting a so-called court-packing effort should...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango-area business owners: Repeal Gallagher Amendment

A state constitutional amendment that has gradually shifted the property tax burden from homeowners to businesses should be repealed based on an unscientific poll of small-business owners attending...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Korean boy band BTS faces uproar in China over war comments

SEOUL – Chinese nationalists erupted in anger at South Korean boy band BTS after its leader thanked Korean War veterans for their sacrifices. The singer, who goes by RM, made the remark in a...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Durango School District 9-R finds policy violations in climate change rally that turned nasty

Students and a teacher violated certain Durango School District 9-R policies when a student-led rally and march about climate change ended with a few high school students making vulgar gestures at...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trump campaign visits Durango

Trump campaign volunteers and true believers had their batteries recharged by John Pence, nephew of the vice president, on Thursday at a thank you event held at the Wild Horse Saloon in Durango....

DATE: Oct. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

After rally, behavior of 9-R students, teacher under investigation

Durango School District 9-R is investigating whether inappropriate activity occurred during a student-organized rally to express concern about climate change that culminated in an angry...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute Mountain Ute official steps down amid Facebook disputes

The chairman of the election board for the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe has stepped down after engaging in contentious exchanges with Towaoc and Cortez-area residents on social media over political...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango neighbors disagree, civilly. Can the rest of us?

In the heat of an emotional campaign season, if only we could all get along like Cheryl Roberts Lee and Joe Zuber, longtime neighbors who disagree each political cycle with a flock of competing...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Where will the money go if voters approve Durango School District’s bonds?

Durango school board members heard details about where money will go for security and safety upgrades, repairs and new projects if voters approve $90 million in bonds on the Nov. 3 general election...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Republican candidate Boebert touts free market in health care

Lauren Boebert said opponents’ efforts focusing on her personal life are meant to distract voters from issues in the campaign – especially health care, an issue on which she claims she holds an...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Republican candidate Boebert touts free market in health care

Lauren Boebert said opponents’ efforts focusing on her personal life are meant to distract voters from issues in the campaign – especially health care, an issue on which she claims she holds an...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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