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Traps set for bear burglar northeast of Durango

A bear destroyed the interior of a vehicle early Thursday near Vallecito Reservoir. It is at least the second incident in two weeks in which a bruin has broken into a vehicle near the lake...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio summer reading program shoots for the stars

IGNACIO – For James Onions, 7, the Ignacio Community Library summer reading program kicked off with a workout, specifically how to train like an astronaut. “I was doing jumping jacks and...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Internet options likely to improve in Bayfield

Internet service in Bayfield is likely to improve in the coming year as companies plan expansions in the area. Brainstorm Internet and AlignTec, wireless internet providers, and FastTrack...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Screeching highway traffic pushes Bayfield into action

BAYFIELD – The Bayfield Town Board is considering a noise ordinance, the first step toward addressing residents’ complaints about loud traffic on U.S. Highway 160. Jake brakes, or compression...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Investigators conclude Burro Fire likely human-caused

The 2018 Burro Fire that torched 4,600 acres of the San Juan National Forest northeast of Dolores and cost more than $3 million to fight was likely human-caused, according to a completed...

DATE: June 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Eating healthier made easier in Ignacio for those on food assistance

Anyone eligible for government food assistance can get up to $20 per day of free produce at Farmers Fresh Market in Ignacio. Farmers Fresh staff began offering Double Up Food Bucks to customers...

DATE: June 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Town wants to know: Does Bayfield need better internet service?

The town of Bayfield wants to know how long residents wait for web pages to load. The town is surveying residents and businesses about the quality of their internet service to determine if the town...

DATE: June 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Talk about Town: Investigation Discovery to air show about Dylan Redwine

“Still a Mystery,” a television show on Investigation Discovery , will air an episode tonight about Dylan Redwine’s murder. Mark Redwine, Dylan’s father, is accused of killing the 13-year-old boy...

DATE: June 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Trial date set in lawsuit accusing Durango train of starting 416 Fire

A trial date has been set in the lawsuit filed by residents and business owners against the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, which they accuse of starting the 416 Fire. The lawsuit, filed...

DATE: June 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Rep. Scott Tipton navigates new territory: A Democratic-controlled House

WASHINGTON – Congressional representatives filtered in throughout the hearing, with strategically placed aides along the edges of the room ready to prep them on the pertinent details. Rep. Scott...

DATE: June 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

When will Forest Service name cause of 416 Fire?

Three-hundred and sixty-five days after that fateful day, the U.S. Forest Service has still not named the cause of the 416 Fire. “It’s a shame we don’t have the results of the investigation into...

DATE: June 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Durango Herald Boys Athlete of the Year: Bayfield High’s David Hawkins

David Hawkins burst onto the high school sports landscape in La Plata County as a freshman. Four years later, his impact on Bayfield High School athletics was undeniable. Hawkins was all over the...

DATE: May 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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