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Field of dreams
Field of dreams
Refining a vision for the new county multi-events center
By Missy Votel
08/17/2017
Tags: Durango Mesa Park, Ewing Mesa, La Plata County Fairgrounds plan
Uncharted waters
Uncharted waters
Citizen group looks to keep locals in the Superfund loop
By Tracy Chamberlin
08/17/2017
Quick and Dirty: Starve no more: arts big local biz
Quick and Dirty: City, Airbnb shack up on tax deal
For local short-term vacation rental owners, the tax man may be at the door.
By Missy Votel & John Rhoades 
08/10/2017
Redwine booked into La Plata County jail
Redwine booked into La Plata County jail
Bail set at $750,000
08/14/2017
Who you gonna call?
Who you gonna call?
As revenues wane and calls increase, City moves ahead with fire & rescue tax
By Tracy Chamberlin
08/10/2017
A new hook
A new hook
Overfishing, pollution lead former Sushitarian owner to retool mission
By John Rhoades
08/08/2017
San Juan Citizens Alliance appeals Silverton heli swap
San Juan Citizens Alliance appeals Silverton heli swap
Process to approve Silverton Guides expansion 'deeply flawed'
By Missy Votel
07/16/2017
Signs of the times
Signs of the times
Artist, filmmaker sheds light on understanding homelessness
By Tracy Chamberlin
08/04/2017
Quick and Dirty: City pot tax shelved – for now
Quick and Dirty: City pot tax shelved – for now
An idea for a citywide marijuana tax increase has been nipped in the bud – at least for now.
By Tracy Chamberlin
08/08/2017
The North Loop lives on
The North Loop lives on
Katz family buys 190-acre Nordic Center property
By Missy Votel
08/02/2017
EPA chief Pruitt to visit Superfund site
EPA chief Pruitt to visit Superfund site
Visit comes one day before the two-year anniversary of the Gold King Mine spill
By Tracy Chamberlin
08/02/2017
A growing interest
A growing interest
Farming revival in the Animas Valley as much about land as lifestyle
By Jules Masterjohn
08/03/2017
Quick and Dirty
Quick and Dirty
County snuffs marijuana excise tax
By Missy Votel
07/27/2017
Up in smoke
Up in smoke
City, county mull increases in retail, wholesale marijuana taxes
By Missy Votel
07/20/2017
Feeding the movement
Feeding the movement
New manager helps fuel renaissance at Durango Natural Foods Co-op
By Tracy Chamberlin
07/20/2017
Meet the new boss
Meet the new boss
For chief Afzal, it's all about getting police out of cars and onto the streets
By Jeffrey Mannix
07/13/2017
Testing the waters
Testing the waters
EPA puts out community plan as Silverton settles into Superfund status
By Tracy Chamberlin
07/06/2017
Making the pitch
Making the pitch
City debates location of permanent campground for the homeless
By Tracy Chamberlin
06/29/2017
Shine on
Shine on
Gem and Mineral Club celebrates 70 years of rocking in Durango
By Jesse Anderson
06/29/2017
Quick and Dirty
Quick and Dirty
Study finds homelessness on rise - A recent survey has confirmed what many area residents have already suspected: homelessness is on the rise.
By Missy Votel & John Rhoades
06/22/2017