News

Wolf exhibit opens at Southern Ute Museum

Wolves - both images of them and the live, furry kind - filled the Southern Ute Museum on Aug. 16. Ambassador animals from Wolfwood Refuge attended the opening reception and talk for "Living With...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata County Jail inmate escapes from outside work assignment

A La Plata County Jail inmate assigned to outside work at the Durango/La Plata County Senior Center escaped Tuesday. Marty Kelly Yazzie, 30, walked out of the senior center between noon and 12:15...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Got zucchini?

Zucchini season means it's time to carve, decorate, weigh, slingshot, and yes, even eat, that prolific squash. On Saturday, the Pine River Library held its fourth annual Zucchini Extravaganza, held...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Roundabout opens near Bayfield Middle School

DATE: Aug. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

News in brief

Psychotherapist to address mental health Nicole Fuller, a psychotherapist and certified addictions counselor, will discuss positive mental health as the school year starts. Fuller, who has a...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Local law enforcement to conduct DUI checkpoint this weekend

Local law enforcement will conduct a sobriety checkpoint this weekend in an effort to curb drunken driving. Around 20 officers with the Colorado State Patrol, Durango Police Department and La Plata...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Sierra Edd's art and activism makes space for Native women

Sierra Edd doesn't separate her art from her activism or her activism from her art. For many years, that integration helped her develop a voice and a style in both forms of expression,...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Riders in the Sky moseying to Durango

For the past 40 years, there's not a lot members in the Western band Riders in the Sky haven't done. They've won two Grammys. They've played in front of a crowd of 18,000 at the Hollywood Bowl....

DATE: Aug. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Southern Ute Indian Tribe cuts funding to social services nonprofit

The Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council has told Southern Ute Community Action Programs that it plans to withdraw all support to the organization by Dec. 31. SUCAP operates six social service...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bull Draw Fire northwest of Nucla grows to 26,370 acres

The Bull Draw Fire, burning in a remote area 12 miles northwest of Nucla, has grown to 26,370 acres, the Type 2 Blue Team said. Containment was at 19 percent on Wednesday, compared with an...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Education news

Fort Lewis College releases dean's list More than 400 students were named to Fort Lewis College's dean's list for the Spring 2018 semester. These students took at least 15 credits of gradable hours...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Library district asking for property tax increase

The board of directors of the Pine River Public Library District voted Tuesday night to ask residents in the district to approve a tax increase. The district hasn't asked for a mill levy increase...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: News