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Primus restaurant to reopen after dealing with flood

Primus Restaurant will hold a grand reopening Thursday after dealing with a Father’s Day flood that kept it closed for three months – just as other restaurants were emerging from COVID-19-caused...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

New Durango city manager to begin listening tour

Jose Madrigal, the new city manager, will begin his tenure leading Durango with a listening tour – an effort to hear from residents and city employees about what city government is doing well,...

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

Animas Valley Elementary School quarantines a group of students

An individual being evaluated for COVID-19 has had contact with one cohort of students at Animas Valley Elementary School, setting off an effort by the school district and public health department...

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

What will La Niña mean for winter in Southwest Colorado?

Avid skiers, sit down – could 2020 bring any more bad news? Yes, of course: The Climate Prediction Center forecasts a 75% chance of a La Niña winter forming from December through February. La Niña...

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

Durango-La Plata County Airport numbers down from 2019

Arrivals and departures at the Durango-La Plata County Airport totaled 126,562 through the end of August – down 50.89% compared with the same period in 2019 The statistics reflect how hard the...

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

Here today, gone tomorrow: A glimpse of winter has some digging out coats, gloves

The unusual early September storm that put a frosting on the peaks of the San Juan Mountains won’t have a second punch – with above-normal highs expected to return to Southwest Colorado by...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango High School suspected COVID-19 case proves negative

Follow-up tests came back negative for an adult employee at Durango High School who was suspected of suffering from COVID-19 on Tuesday, and 69 students who were sent home for remote learning will...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico small businesses eligible for grants

Help is on the way for small businesses in San Juan County through the New Mexico Small Business Continuity Grant. The cities of Farmington, Aztec, Bloomfield and town of Kirtland and San Juan...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Colorado leads way with mail-in ballots, secretary of state says

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold visited Durango on Tuesday touting the benefits of the state’s long-established mail-in voting system. With COVID-19 rapidly changing electoral processes...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

69 Durango High School students begin self-quarantine

Sixty-nine students in three cohorts at Durango High School have begun self-quarantines at their homes after coming in contact with a district employee exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms but whose test...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango financial expert sees gold values rising higher

David McAlvany would never be so crass as to tell you he told you so, but the CEO of McAlvany Wealth Management, figured years ago gold was set to catch fire – but if you’re worried you’ve missed...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Florida Mesa Elementary student tests positive for COVID-19

A student at Florida Mesa Elementary has tested positive for COVID-19, and the student and classmates have begun a 14-day self-quarantine. The student was placed in an isolation room Tuesday after...

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

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