Telluride newspaper sold to competitor

Telluride has joined the ranks of the one-newspaper-town club, more or less. The Telluride Daily Planet has purchased The Watch, bringing it into a family that also includes The Norwood Post. The...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado’s agriculture head is hanging up his hat

DENVER – Colorado Agriculture Commissioner John Salazar is retiring at the end of the year to get back to what he knows best. The San Luis Valley resident and sixth-generation farmer and rancher...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Raccoon causes power outage

A raccoon interfered with equipment at the La Plata Electric Association substation in Bodo Park early today, knocking out power to 450 customers in the La Posta Road area, south of Durango. The...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

All tree-needle loss not the same

Evergreen trees shedding needles in the foothills in Southwest Colorado may be going through an annual ritual - not dying from bark beetles. Evergreens that are beginning to shed needles look...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Motorcyclist injured trying to avoid bear

A motorcyclist took a spill Monday morning trying to avoid a bear on U.S. Highway 160, about eight miles west of Hesperus. The accident occurred just before 9 a.m. The motorcyclist, whose name was...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Motorcyclist injured trying to avoid bear

A motorcyclist took a spill Monday morning trying to avoid a bear on U.S. Highway 160, about eight miles west of Hesperus. The accident occurred just before 9 a.m. The motorcyclist, whose name was...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield Fine in defeat

Two in the first and four in the second, the Montezuma-Cortez Panthers beat the Bayfield Wolverines’ boys soccer team 6-1 on Tuesday night in Cortez. Sam Kundrik assisted Colton Fine’s first-half...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Demons ‘disappoint’ in home opener

After a 2-0 start to the Chelsea Rodriguez era at Durango High School, the only way to describe the head coach’s home debut was “disappointing.” “It was a really, really, really disappointing...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

BHS slugs a .347 in a sweep at Cortez

Bayfield High School head coach Terene Foutz has been around the volleyball; she’s also the Four Corners Volleyball Club director/founder. On Tuesday at Montezuma-Cortez, she saw something she...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Aerospace team wins awards at World Finals in Florida

The Durango Aerospace Design Team shot the moon in its trip to the World Finals of the International Space Settlement Design Competition at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Durango youths were...

DATE: July 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Education

Panthers soccer loses to Durango

The Durango High School girls soccer team seemed determined not to let history repeat against the Panthers on Thursday in Durango. DHS (4-3-2, 3-3-2 Southwestern League) didn't take long to score...

DATE: April 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Silverton girl climbs Africa’s Kilimanjaro

Engineer Mountain probably would be a difficult and scary first climb. Handies Peak, a nearby Fourteener, might be just as hard, but a bit less scary. But check this out: A 9-year-old Silverton...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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