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Vigil held in Buckley Park to remember Daunte Wright

“Same problem, different day,” Tracy Jones told a crowd of about 70 people gathered in Buckley Park on Wednesday evening to remember Daunte Wright, a Black man who was shot and killed by a...

DATE: April 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Frontier Airlines to offer flights from Durango to Denver and Las Vegas

Frontier Airlines will add year-round nonstop flights from Durango to Las Vegas and Denver in June. The airline plans to begin flying from Durango-La Plata County Airport to McCarran International...

DATE: April 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Florida Road rollover takes out internet along 7 blocks

A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Sunday afternoon after rolling his Saturn coupe at Florida Road (County Road 240) and Ball Lane. No one was injured in the...

DATE: April 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Still thriving at 100

Two tenets of business have kept one of Durango’s oldest businesses, Kroegers Ace Hardware, vibrant since its founding 100 years ago: a willingness to adapt to change and a belief in putting the...

DATE: April 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Business

Mountain Studies Institute to hold online youth summit about environmental issues

Mountain Studies Institute is looking for students and adults interested in participating in its virtual Resiliency Youth Summit, which will allow students to present their projects about...

DATE: April 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man to face seven counts of attempted murder in Durango shooting

A district court judge on Wednesday found probable cause to try Michael Quirova on seven counts of attempted murder for firing at least seven gunshots into the 8th Avenue Tavern on Jan. 29,...

DATE: April 7, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College requires students to get COVID-19 vaccination for fall semester

Fort Lewis College is among the first colleges or universities in the nation to require students to have the COVID-19 vaccination for the fall semester, a move quickly followed by several other...

DATE: April 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

3 women, 1 child injured in U.S. Highway 160 crash

Three women and a child were injured and sent to Mercy Regional Medical Center on Saturday evening in a three-car crash east of Elmore’s Corner. Colorado State Patrol Master Sgt. Gary Cutler said...

DATE: April 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gun pulled in mask dispute at Wildcat Canyon Liquor Store

A dispute about someone failing to wear a mask led another person to pull out a gun at Wildcat Canyon Liquor around 1 p.m. Saturday, but no shots were fired and no one was injured. La Plata County...

DATE: April 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rockwood residents want relief from train departures north of Durango

Rockwood residents are concerned another summer filled with heavy traffic from the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad will overburden infrastructure and disrupt life in the quiet subdivision...

DATE: April 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango ag class puts focus on helping feed less fortunate

Bailey Gaskins and Flint Gervais, two 14-year-old eighth graders, learned more than the importance of crop rotation and soil health in their agriculture class at Escalante Middle School. The pair,...

DATE: March 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

120 gather in Buckley Park to decry violence against Asians

Saying silence is equivalent to violence, more than 120 people marched down Main Avenue and gathered in Buckley Park to protest violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders on Sunday. The...

DATE: March 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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