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Moon tree lands in Durango

The moon tree has landed in Durango. For the unacquainted, Durango is home to Apollo 14 astronaut Stuart Roosa, who died in December 1994 at the age of 61 and now has a park and street bearing his...

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

Local fire districts honor Sept. 11 fallen firefighters with stair climb

Local firefighters participated in the annual stair climb at Fort Lewis College to honor the 343 firefighters and other first responders who died while in service on Sept. 11, 2001. The Fort Lewis...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Gov. Polis selects new La Plata County judge

Gov. Jared Polis announced Friday that local public defender Anne Woods will take the place of outgoing La Plata County Judge Dondi Osborne. It was announced in March that Osborne intended to...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Former employee sues Los Pinos Fire in Ignacio for discrimination

Rachael Harrington-Sanchez started as a firefighter and medic with the Los Pinos Fire Protection District in December 2015. It was her first full-time firefighting job, and she was excited. Almost...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Highly invasive aquatic weed discovered in the Animas Valley

A highly invasive aquatic weed has been discovered in a number of ponds in the Animas Valley, putting the heat on to eradicate it before it enters the Animas River and, potentially, Lake...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Photo: Making (Highway 550) connections

DATE: Sept. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

San Juan National Forest’s Columbine Ranger District seeks public input

San Juan National Forest’s Columbine Ranger District invites public input on a proposal for the Southern HDs Landscape Restoration Project. Residents may participate in the planning process by...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata County commissioner candidate Marsha Porter-Norton to host meet and greet

Marsha Porter-Norton, candidate for La Plata County commissioner from District 2, will host a candidate meet and greet from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday on the patio of Taco Boy Restaurant, 126 West...

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

Former Southern Ute executive pleads not guilty to sex abuse charges

McKean Walton, former executive officer with the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, pleaded not guilty Thursday to multiple felony charges related to the alleged sexual abuse of a minor. Walton, 51 of...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Pine River Valley grassroots initiative receives grant for senior services

In the Pine River Valley, a network is growing. Community advocates are connecting aging adults, people with disabilities and others in need with support services and a message: We’ve got your...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

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