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Snow, yes snow, enters forecast for Southwest Colorado

After weeks of highs in the 90s, Southwest Coloradans can expect to see a frosting of snow in the San Juan Mountains on Wednesday morning – there’s even a chance for a dusting in Durango and...

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

Resident puts end to rogue driving range

Frustrated by golf balls whizzing through the air and pelting the eight-unit townhouse complex where he lives, one resident decided to take action. Joe Lewandowski searched the location on the...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

LPEA buyout of Tri-State contract in federal agency’s hands

A federal agency has determined it is the sole regulatory authority with jurisdiction to rule on the methodology for figuring out a buyout cost in La Plata Electric Association’s effort to escape...

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

ICE arrests, detains Mexican man suspected of domestic violence in Durango

A Mexican citizen arrested earlier this year in Durango, initially on suspicion of attempted murder in a domestic violence case, has been detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement and faces...

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

Fight leads to single-vehicle crash, arrests on County Road 203

Two women were arrested for assault and another cited for driving under the influence after skirmish that resulted in a crash early Sunday on County Road 203, about four miles north of Durango,...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

30 people contacted in Silverton COVID-19 case

As of Sunday, more than 30 people had been interviewed, 16 people tested, 17 people quarantined and four people tested positive based on the contact tracing done after a COVID-19 outbreak in a...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

21-year-old Durango woman killed in U.S. Highway 550 crash

A 21-year-old woman from Durango was killed about 10:30 p.m. Friday when her vehicle went off the road after attempting a pass in traffic. Colorado State Patrol Capt. Adrian Driscoll said Elizabeth...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspected Speedway robber arrested in Kansas

A man suspected of a Sunday spree of attempted armed robberies at Speedway gas stations and convenience stores – two in the Durango area and another in Montrose – was arrested Monday morning west...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Isolated showers expected for next week in Southwest Colorado

After weeks of heat and parched conditions, Southwest Colorado can expect to see isolated rain showers for a good portion of the coming week. Dennis Phillips, meteorologist with the National...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata Electric Association effort to separate from Tri-State on pause

La Plata Electric Association’s effort to get a buyout figure as it seeks to free itself from a 30-year contract with Tri-State Generation and Transmission has been delayed before the Colorado...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Fort Lewis College students arrive, are greeted with nasal swabs

Last year, college students from 47 states descended on Durango with nary a worry in the world about their annual migration. What a difference a year makes. Fort Lewis College, like institutions...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

A ‘Bodo’ pedals through Durango, visits family’s namesake for first time

The Bodo name is fairly famous in Durango, but for Mark Bodo, the town was more familiar as family lore than reality – until a cross-country bicycle ride to raise money for both people and animals...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

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