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Sand Canyon parking more than doubles

The battle for parking space at the popular Sand Canyon Trailhead is over, and more improvements are coming. A new parking lot and trailhead are now open on County Road G just east of the main...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Richard Ballantine inducted into Colorado Press Association Hall of Fame

Richard Ballantine, chairman of Ballantine Communications Inc., was inducted Saturday into the Colorado Press Association Hall of Fame in Denver. Ballantine served as publisher for The Durango...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durangoan supports charity work in India with baked goods

Lessons learned during the U.S. recession helped Bernie David, a part-time Durangoan, form a sustainable nonprofit in India focused on helping women from the poorest backgrounds learn vocational...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. agency reconsidering status of bistate sage grouse

RENO, Nev. – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is revising its plans to protect a type of imperiled game bird found only along the California-Nevada line after a federal court struck down its...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Harmful pollution drifting into Rocky Mountain National Park

LONGMONT – Harmful nitrogen pollution is drifting onto fragile, high-elevation ecosystems in Rocky Mountain National Park from Colorado highways, power plants and livestock operations, state and...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

N.M. election official rejects push to get gun control on ballot

SANTA FE – New Mexico’s top election official has again rejected an attempt to challenge a new gun control law by getting it on the ballot for voters to decide. Democratic Secretary of State Maggie...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Law extends Colorado open records to internal police probes

DENVER – Democratic Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed legislation Friday designed to shed light on the conclusions of internal police investigations into alleged officer misconduct by making...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bear tranquilized, relocated after posing threat to kids in Steamboat Springs

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – Colorado wildlife officials tranquilized and relocated its first bear of the year after they say it got into several trash cans and posed a threat to children at a day care...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man angry about virginity pleads guilty to threatening women

SALT LAKE CITY – A man has pleaded guilty to a felony terroristic threat charge after authorities said he threating to target women in a mass shooting because he couldn’t get a girlfriend. Utah...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Almost at capacity, Lake Nighthorse will wait to pump from river

Lake Nighthorse is sitting pretty in terms of the amount of water stored in the reservoir just outside Durango, according to water managers. Despite the extreme drought that plagued Southwest...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Spring cleanup: Durango invites residents to toss items large and small

It’s spring, and with the warm weather comes a realization of all the garbage, debris and waste that’s piled up over the winter months. But not to fear. The city of Durango is asking residents to...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County selects its new manager

La Plata County has a new county manager. In a statement released Thursday morning, the La Plata County Board of County Commissioners said they appointed Chuck Stevens as the new county manager. He...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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