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Phone Number: (970) 564-6033

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

Holiday snow headed to Four Corners

That holiday feel is likely to be in the air for Thanksgiving week as two snowstorms are expected to move through the Four Corners – with the biggest amount of snow expected to fall Thanksgiving...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Meeting the needs of different generations is key to business success

IGNACIO – Your business – from leadership styles to marketing to hiring strategies – needs to be adaptive in today’s multi-generational customer base and workforce. Tim Kirkland, CEO of Renegade...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Suspected arson shutters south City Market until Sunday afternoon

An arson investigation is underway after someone set tortilla chips on fire at south City Market around 8 p.m. Saturday. South City Market reopened at 2:15 p.m. Sunday after being forced to close...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Forum explores state ballot propositions

Colorado lawmakers are asking voters to approve two ballot propositions Nov. 5 that will help keep the state budget in the black and help fund water projects. About 30 people attended a League of...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Terminal remodel nears completion at Durango-La Plata County Airport

Construction of a new baggage-handling facility and remodeling of the ticket counter and airline operational offices are on schedule and on budget at the Durango-La Plata County Airport. The $1.7...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

United Airlines adds winter Saturday flight from Durango to Houston

United Airlines will add a winter nonstop flight on Saturdays between Durango and George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. The service will run from Jan. 11, 2020, to March 28, 2020, said...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Private contracts prevent Denver TV from airing in La Plata County

It appears Durangoans’ love for Denver television stations will be unrequited. An aggravating situation for sports fans will play out again Sunday, when the Denver Broncos vs. Green Bay Packers...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

A rainy week expected in Southwest Colorado

Finally: A rainy week is expected ahead of us in Southwest Colorado. “Last week was the first sign of a transition from a summer to a fall and winter weather pattern, and you’ll see more of that...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Helicopter hitting small fire northeast of Durango

A helicopter has been working for the past several days to take water from Lemon Reservoir to douse a quarter-acre fire northeast of Durango. The 816 Fire was first reported Monday and was...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Are local government TV channels in danger?

Could Durango’s municipal government channel, DGOV, be in the early process of melting away? An order from the Federal Communications Commission issued earlier this month has officials not only in...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata County Fair bids farewell until 2020

Rabbit shows, rooster-crowing contests, the crowning of the county’s best apple pie maker. All this and more came to a conclusion on Sunday. The 2019 La Plata County Fair came to an end with...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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