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Email: parmijo@the-journal.com

Phone Number: (970) 564-6033

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: 7 hours 53 minutes ago | CATEGORY: News

More than 1,300 ballots received so far by La Plata County clerk in presidential primary

The La Plata County Clerk and Recorder fired up its processing machine Tuesday, and as of 4 p.m., it had tallied more than 1,300 ballots in Colorado’s first presidential primary in 20 years. Ann...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Durango-based Cedar Networks purchased by Canadian firm

The purchase of Durango-based Cedar Networks by Toronto-based Ting Internet will likely mean an expansion of the Durango business that builds fiber-optic internet systems in Colorado and New...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Snow expected early next week after storm fails to materialize on Wednesday

A snowstorm is expected to impact Southwest Colorado early next week, after a light storm expected to hit the area mid-week failed to materialize. Scott Stearns, meteorologist with the National...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

More affordable Bayfield homes attract buyers in 2019

As the median home price in Durango crept above $500,000 in 2019, Bayfield, with its more moderate prices, witnessed an almost 49% bump in its number of sales. The increased sales activity in...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

City Market now charging for cash back

For folks looking to avoid being nickel-and-dimed at ATMs, getting cash back at the grocery store has been a popular – and until recently – free option in Durango. However, City Market, a division...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Economists don’t see recession in 2020, including Southwest Colorado

With the United States in its longest economic expansion ever, worry about when the next recession hits and how it might harm Southwest Colorado seemed to be a shadow looming over the 28th annual...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Tipton challenger: Incumbent too media shy

Lauren Boebert, the pistol-packing owner of Shooters Grill in Rifle, is moving full-speed ahead with her primary challenge to unseat U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez – unperturbed by President...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Southwest Colorado could ring in new year with winter storm

A New Year’s Day storm is expected to dump a moderate amount of snow across Southwest Colorado, but not enough to change severe drought conditions being experienced by this corner of the state,...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Denver PBS coming to satellite viewers in Southwest Colorado

Southwest Coloradans received a stocking stuffer on Christmas Eve: agreements with satellite television providers to carry Denver’s Public Broadcasting Service affiliate, Rocky Mountain PBS. But...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

1 person injured in morning crash, flown to Mercy

A woman was flown to Mercy Regional Medical Center with injuries after her car rolled over and went about 200 feet off the side of County Road 310 about 5:50 a.m. Monday. Lindsay Box,...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Storm targets Southwest Colorado; peaks may get 5 feet of snow

Forecasters have increased their estimate of the strength of a storm expected to extend over Southwest Colorado from Wednesday evening through early Saturday, predicting the heaviest snowfall for...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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