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DATE: Sept. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Irish Embassy Pub in Durango will close doors Labor Day

The Irish Embassy Pub will close its doors at the end of the day Labor Day because of slow sales since it reopened in May after a two-month closure caused by COVID-19 restrictions. “After 12 years,...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County doles out $4 million for COVID-related costs

La Plata County approved Tuesday the expenditure of nearly $4 million for expenses and reimbursements for costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. In July, La Plata County applied for...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos schools go remote after positive COVID-19 test

One week into the school year, the Mancos School District on Monday switched to mandatory online learning until Sept. 8 after a middle school student tested positive for COVID-19. Superintendent...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four Corners Motorcycle Rally plans to ride despite pandemic

The Four Corners Motorcycle Rally plans to go ahead with events this Labor Day weekend, though organizers say the rally will be scaled down because of COVID-19 restrictions. John Oakes, an...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango removes Black Lives Matter memorial at Buckley Park

Since May, Black Lives Matter groups in Durango have steadily been adding candles, personal items, social justice signs and flowers to a memorial beside Buckley Park in Durango. The city of Durango...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officials predict 3 million riders on new railway from Fort Collins to Pueblo

DENVER –A passenger rail line in Colorado would accommodate 9,200 people every weekday and nearly 3 million per year, according to new modeling by state officials. The proposed line would stretch...

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

U.S. wildlife officials aim to remove wolf protections in 2020

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – The Trump administration plans to lift endangered species protections for gray wolves across most of the nation by the end of the year, the director of the U.S. Fish and...

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

Dolores presents land use code changes

The town of Dolores is in the process of updating the current land use code. Draft revisions are available for public review and comment. The public will be able to make comments and suggestions to...

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

M-CHS catcher Braden Hallman catches a rising star

From the moment that he began tossing a baseball around his backyard at the age of 4, Montezuma-Cortez High School sophomore Braden Hallman knew that he had found the game that he loved. As a...

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

Colorado lists 20 virus cases from Sturgis motorcycle rally

DENVER — Colorado has reported more than 20 confirmed COVID-19 cases linked to people who attended an annual motorcycle event in Sturgis, South Dakota, earlier this month. The pandemic was expected...

DATE: Aug. 31, 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

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