Senior projects presented at Fort Lewis College

Bailey Osmer looked at two sister strains of plants to see which lineage was more efficient at conserving water, and hence better in a drought. Henry Nadell worked on a full rebrand for a music...

DATE: April 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pueblo Community College to launch new agricultural program in fall

Beginning this fall, Pueblo Community College will offer a certificate program in agricultural production at its Southwest campus in Mancos. The new program was designed in collaboration with local...

DATE: April 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vallecito Marina did just fine in 2020. What will this summer bring?

The Vallecito Marina opens Saturday, and several local residents expect a strong season for recreation and the community’s economy. The marina is one of the main attractions for visitors to the...

DATE: April 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

High-speed chase in New Mexico leads to couple’s arrest

A dramatic high-speed chase of a suspect from Farmington to Shiprock, New Mexico, last month that involved multiple law enforcement agencies ended in two arrests. According to New Mexico State...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s iconic Strater Hotel sold

Ross Garrett, who has been visiting Durango since the 1960s when he was a 9-year-old growing up in Amarillo, Texas, will be the new owner of the Strater Hotel. Rod Barker, current owner of...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango High School theater returns to the stage with ‘Carrie’

When members of Durango High School’s Troupe 1096 take the stage May 6, it will be their first live performance since the COVID-19 pandemic shut everything down a little over a year ago. It will...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

COVID and water recreation: When is it safe to go mask-less?

FARMINGTON – With summer just around the corner, hot days are in sight and that means it’s time to play in the water, whether it be the sprinklers in the backyard, the city pool, one of the area’s...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Sepp Kuss enjoying a strong ride at Tour de Romandie

Sepp Kuss will be in the mix with a chance to compete for a podium this weekend at the Tour de Romandie. The 26-year-old professional cyclist from Durango sits in 11th place after a prologue time...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Polis threatens to veto bill seeking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis strongly indicated he would veto a bill from fellow Democrats to speed up the state’s reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, setting up a fierce intraparty brawl at the...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nine active outbreaks reported in La Plata County

Nine active COVID-19 outbreaks were listed in La Plata County this week, according to data released Wednesday by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Most of the outbreaks are...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Biden to the nation and world: ‘America is rising anew’

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden declared Wednesday night in his first address to a joint session of Congress that “America is rising anew,” and pointed optimistically to the nation’s emergence...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Durango chamber presents awards, including Citizen of the Year

Bob Wolff, whose passion for water issues helped bring the Animas-La Plata Project to fruition and secured a sustainable water supply for Durango, was named Citizen of the Year on Wednesday at...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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