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Durango train punches through avalanche paths ahead of summer season

Slowly but surely, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is digging out of the onslaught of snow and avalanches to clear the tracks for the first ride to Silverton in May. Jeff Johnson,...

DATE: April 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

WildEdge brewery celebrates two years of operation in Cortez

Tucker Robinson believes beer is best consumed with other people. So he made that a central tenet of WildEdge Brewing Collective, the business he started nearly two years ago. “We built the space...

DATE: April 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Green Beret Will Lindsay memorialized in Colorado Springs

Cortez native Sgt. 1st Class Will Lindsay was honored and remembered Saturday in an emotional memorial service at New Life Church in Colorado Springs. A Green Beret based at Fort Carson, Lindsay...

DATE: April 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde to begin horse removal

Herds of wild horses will be removed from Mesa Verde National Park beginning this spring, according to a final decision released in March. The park has 65 to 80 horses, but having them is in...

DATE: April 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Yoga studio moves down Main Street

The Heart and Core Yoga Studio has a new home – just down the road. The studio , which previously operated next to The Farm Bistro along Main Street, has moved into space that used to be occupied...

DATE: April 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

It’s careers à la carte for eighth-graders at Cortez Middle School

Workers of all sorts descended this week on Cortez Middle School for the school’s second career fair. The fair allowed students to meet people employed in a variety of professions. Participants...

DATE: April 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Middle School performs ‘The Miracle Worker’

Communication themes take center stage at Cortez Middle School, as theater students tackle the 1957 drama “The Miracle Worker.” The play tells the story of Helen Keller, the famous deaf-blind child...

DATE: April 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

When will 100-year floodplain be tested in Durango?

Butch Knowlton looks at a floodplain map of La Plata County, and his mind envisions the worst-case scenario: all those homes, all those people. As director of La Plata County’s Office of Emergency...

DATE: April 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Last grants coming for endangered Route 66 program

ALBUQUERQUE – An endangered federal program that has helped preserve the historic Route 66 Highway for two decades has issued its last call for grants aimed at saving aging buildings and landmarks....

DATE: April 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New group encourages customers to pay with cash

Every time you swipe a credit card for a purchase, the business has to pay a small processing fee to the credit card company. When calculated over time, the accumulated fees can impact...

DATE: April 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Funerary objects will be returned to Native American tribes

Hundreds of items collected by amateur archaeologists and treasure hunters from the 1930s to the 1960s are being returned to Native American tribes for repatriation by Center of Southwest Studies....

DATE: April 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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