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Region 9 Economic Development District is moving to Durango Tech Center

The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado is moving to the Durango Tech Center. “Region 9 has been renting office space since our inception almost 30 years ago”, Laura Lewis...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Wolfwood to visit Vallecito

Staff members and wolves from Wolfwood Refuge will visit and interact with community members from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Five Branches Campground, 4677 County Road 501A, in Vallecito....

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nonprofits affected by 416 Fire can apply for disaster funds

Southwest Colorado Disaster Assistance announced that Durango and Silverton nonprofits impacted by the 416 Fire can apply through Aug. 30 to receive grants from its Community Emergency Relief Fund....

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Speaker to discuss human occupation of North America

The Journal The public is invited to the next meeting of the San Juan Basin Archaeological Society on Wednesday, Aug. 8, at 7 p.m. at the Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College. Heather...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Backcountry CEO wins fly fishing industry award

The Journal The American Fly Fishing Trade Association presented Backcountry Hunters and Anglers President and CEO Land Tawney with the Jim Range Conservation Leadership Award at the International...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

27 in Colorado treated for carbon monoxide poisoning

GREELEY – Twenty-seven people have been treated for carbon monoxide poisoning at a weekend event in northern Colorado building after a generator used at a taco stand outside the venue leaked...

DATE: July 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspect in tractor chase charged with biting dog

DENVER – A man accused of stealing a tractor before leading Denver police on a slow-speed chase through the city also is charged with biting and choking a police dog and stealing two other cars....

DATE: July 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

2 charged with starting Colorado wildfire at shooting range

ASPEN – Two people accused of starting a wildfire near Aspen by firing incendiary tracer rounds at a shooting range have been charged. The Aspen Daily News reports that 23-year-old Richard Miller...

DATE: July 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Mountain West purchases Englewood office

Mountain West Insurance and Financial Services, LLC announced its acquisition of Forsberg Engerman Co., an insurance broker based in Englewood, was effective July 1. Forsberg Engerman is a surety...

DATE: July 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Police: Colorado driver hit officer after getting ticket

BOULDER – A man spat on an officer in Colorado and struck him with his car after he was ticketed for leaving two dogs in a hot car while inside a restaurant, police said. Clint Martinez II, 21, has...

DATE: July 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Power restored to 400 people in lower Animas Valley

As of 2 p.m. Saturday, power was restored after a downed electrical line in the lower Animas Valley north of Durango caused a power outage that affected 398 people. The downed line was located on...

DATE: July 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Director of Crime Stoppers quits, faces embezzlement charges

FARMINGTON, N.M. – The former executive director of Crime Stoppers, a San Juan County organization that seeks anonymous crime-solving tips, has been arrested on charges alleging she embezzled more...

DATE: July 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News