Durango-area residents weigh in as new rulemaking process for oil, gas regulations begins

Environmental protections and concerns over Front Range influence took top priority during a public meeting between Durango-area residents and the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. The...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata County opens new series of land-use workshops

La Plata County residents, get ready – another series of land-use code workshops is gearing up. County staff members will be hosting a series of workshops to present the land-use code’s draft table...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Durango postal worker caught on video throwing mail from vehicle

Sometimes, U.S. Postal Service mail makes it into the mailbox. Other times, the ground nearby seems close enough. The Postal Service is investigating an employee after a Durango-area resident...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Health alliance, community members demonstrate outside Mercy

Durango-area residents demonstrated outside the front doors of Mercy Regional Medical Center on Tuesday as the CEO of Centura Health, Mercy’s parent company, met with hospital executives,...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield schools plan to increase below-market wages, start with secretaries

BAYFIELD – The Bayfield school district is gradually increasing its employee salaries to market rates, and it is starting by giving a raise to its lowest-paid group: school secretaries. The...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield Wolverines stun Montezuma-Cortez in Intermountain League tournament

With 45 seconds left in a thrilling Intermountain League District Tournament contest between Montezuma-Cortez High School and Bayfield High School, members of the host Panthers’ student section...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield girls basketball stays hot with IML win against Montezuma-Cortez

A mid-season slump didn’t bring the Wolverines down. The Bayfield High School girls basketball team responded to losing seven of nine games by winning five of its last seven. None were bigger than...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

What will water conservation guidelines mean for Durango, Bayfield and Ignacio?

Local governments in La Plata County aren’t opposed to a proposed state bill that stresses water conservation planning at the local level. Some are ready for it. Others would have work to do....

DATE: Feb. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Three Durango men arrested in online sex sting

Three local men were arrested this month after planning sexual contact with a fake 14-year-old persona created online by the Durango Police Department. The Durango Police Department for about a...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

John Salazar endorses James Iacino in 3rd Congressional District race

A former congressman of Colorado’s 3rd District, John Salazar, announced his endorsement Monday of James Iacino for the Democratic primary. The last Democrat to represent Colorado’s 3rd District,...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Boebert campaigns against Tipton in Durango

Lauren Boebert told 40 people at her Durango meet and greet Thursday she’s running into Republicans who want an active representative in Congress, “not someone just warming a seat thinking we’re in...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 10 hours 18 minutes ago | CATEGORY: News

Katelyn C. Koerner named to University of Wyoming’s dean’s list and honor roll

The University of Wyoming has named the following students to the 2019 fall semester academic dean’s and dean’s freshman honor rolls: Ignacio: Katelyn C. Koerner The honor rolls consist of...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

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