Conversations about sex assault needed to help others, local advocates say

Michelle Johnson spent one of the last days of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, every April, stopping by businesses on Durango’s Main Avenue in an effort to spread awareness about the issue. “You...

DATE: May 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Movies playing in Durango May 7-13

Stadium 9 900 Translux Drive, Durango 247-9799, www.allentheatres.com Here Today Veteran comedy writer Charlie Burnz is going through a tough time in his life. He meets New York singer Emma Payge...

DATE: May 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Ignacio school board looking for new member after resignation

Ignacio’s Board of Education began interviewing new board candidates Tuesday to replace Doug Little, who resigned last month. Little had his last meeting in January and ultimately decided to leave...

DATE: May 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Democrats in U.S. House seek $200M for projects

The four Colorado Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives have assembled a list of nearly $200 million in special spending on transportation initiatives and community projects in their...

DATE: May 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Farmers Market to return for 25th year

It’s May, which means it’s time for the Durango Farmers Market, now in its 25th year, to return. The first market will be held Saturday in the parking lot of TBK Bank. The farmers market will look...

DATE: May 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Food

Durango woman killed in bear attack is identified

A 39-year-old Durango woman who was killed Friday night in a bear attack was identified Tuesday as Laney Malavolta. “While Laney’s physical presence was suddenly taken from this earth, all that...

DATE: May 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mason Center demolished after 70 years

Durango’s Mason Center has seen its last days. The city of Durango demolished the 70-year-old building last week, leaving only the gym to be used for city storage. At 15,300 square feet, the Mason...

DATE: May 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College takes step to lower greenhouse emissions

Efforts to compost food waste at Fort Lewis College have taken a big step forward this year with the school now able to compost all food waste from its main dining hall in the Student Union, up...

DATE: May 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos teacher arrested on suspicion of sexual assault of student

A Mancos High School teacher was arrested Monday afternoon on suspicion of sexually assaulting a student. Armando Lee-Martinez, 28, was taken into custody by the Mancos Marshal’s Office after an...

DATE: May 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado school board members could get paid under bill heading to governor

A bill that would allow Colorado school board members to get paid is headed to the governor’s desk after lawmakers agreed to amendments that would limit board member compensation and require a...

DATE: May 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

New law restricts how county commissioner districts are drawn

A new state law sets new rules for how powerful Colorado county commissions redraw their political boundaries. It currently applies only to three counties, but would apply to counties with growing...

DATE: May 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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