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Durango & Silverton Railroad delays resumption of coal-fired steam engines

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad announced Wednesday it will delay resuming its coal-fired steam train passenger service until at least July 12. The decision is to "ensure guest,...

DATE: June 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Support for swimming program requested

Bayfield and Ignacio schools are on the forefront of swimming education because all students receive swim lessons during school. Staff from SunUte Community Center came to the meeting of the...

DATE: June 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Adverse weather could cause 416 Fire to grow

As hot and dry conditions increase and temperatures climb to the low 90s, fire officials say the 416 Fire 13 miles north of Durango could grow over the next 24 hours. Fire meteorologists forecast...

DATE: June 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Summer reading rocks on

DATE: June 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Allison Aichele wins primary for La Plata County treasurer

Incumbent La Plata County Treasurer Allison Aichele won Tuesday's Democratic primary, beating challenger Tim Walsworth. La Plata County Clerk & Recorder Tiffany Parker said Tuesday evening that the...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Scorching weather to persist, with one possible blip on the radar

Weather forecasters are calling for above-average temperatures and low levels of humidity this week and early next week in Southwest Colorado. They offered one bit of hope for moisture later this...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

OzFest raises $7,000 for children battling cancer

In spite of a microburst of wind that knocked over tents Saturday and blew away the grill, OzFest rocked on. Saturday's second annual music festival in Joe Stephenson Park raised $6,800 for local...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

5 things you need to know about today's primary election

Today is the primary election - a day when voters will decide who will move on to the General Election in November. Only one race is contested in La Plata County: the county treasurer. Incumbent...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Fire officials warn of increase in smoke behavior

Fire officials working on the 416 Fire 13 miles north of Durango warn that an increase in temperatures and dry and hot conditions could create a higher chance of smoke dispersal along U.S. Highway...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

KSUT enters final stretch of capital campaign for new studio space

KSUT Public Radio has about three months to finish raising money for its three-phase capital campaign, which will include a new studio with improved programming and an endowment fund. KSUT must...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata County treasurer faces $66,500 fine for late financial disclosures

La Plata County Treasurer Allison Aichele faces a $66,500 fine from the state of Colorado for failing to properly file financial disclosures that date back to her 2014 campaign. The Secretary of...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Chimney Rock National Monument opens again to visitors

Chimney Rock National Monument re-opened on Friday after the San Juan National Forest opened back up for public use. All guided and audio-guided interpretive tours will resume as scheduled, with a...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: News