Talk about town: Durango named one of America’s coolest small towns

Budget Travel named Durango one of America’s Coolest Small Towns. Each year, the travel website searches for towns with populations less than 20,000 that offer a vibrant community spirit, natural...

DATE: July 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Rural seat belt crackdown starts

A seven-day high-visibility statewide crackdown on people who are not using their seat belts will begin Monday. The “Click It or Ticket” special enforcement effort will target areas of rural...

DATE: July 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about town: Smokey Bear visits cub burned in 416 Fire

Smokey Bear, a national ambassador of fire prevention, visited the cub burned in the 416 Fire on Tuesday at the Frisco Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation Center near Del Norte. A video documenting the...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Thanks, Bud. Tropical storm brings steady rainfall to 416 Fire

Rain will limit the spread of the 416 Fire, but fire officials said they doubt the moisture will much impact on dousing the blaze. “There’s no dramatic impact to it today,” said spokeswoman Jamie...

DATE: June 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about town: Miss Hozhoni Pageant name changes

The Miss Hozhoni Pageant, part of the annual monthlong Hozhoni Days that celebrates the variety of cultures at Fort Lewis College, is getting a slight name change, the college’s newspaper reports. ...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Job training for senior citizens offered

Job training for seniors offered SER Jobs for Progress, a federally funded job-training program for economically challenged seniors, is currently accepting applications for enrollment in La Plata...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Mountain Bike Specialists tops in the nation

It celebrated as one customer after another won trophies in mountain biking, and now Mountain Bike Specialists earned a trophy of its own. While it frequently rates among the top mountain bike...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Boettcher gives Fort Lewis College $150,000 for new hall

The Boettcher Foundation on Thursday announced a gift of $150,000 to Fort Lewis College for its new Geosciences, Physics and Engineering Hall . While the building is funded primarily by the state,...

DATE: April 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

Will Silverton reduce risk of lung cancer?

One way to prevent lung cancer is to avoid smoking cigarettes. Another way may be to live at high elevations, for example, Silverton in San Juan County, elevation 9,308 feet. Durango’s neighbor to...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Living

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