The City of Durango will ask voters in November to approve a sales- and property-tax increase to fund infrastructure improvements. How much will it cost?
After the ACLU sent a warning letter to the City of Durango for rousting illegal campers at night, homeless campers will be allowed to sleep on city property . . . with some restrictions.
The Durango-based Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory franchise has joined forces with the Fort Lewis College School of Business Administration to offer a class in Applied Entrepreneurship and Fanchising, and the student who writes the best business plan will be awarded a free RMC franchise.
Southwest Retina Consultants is the first medical practice in the region to be approved by the Federal Drug Administration as a test site for clinical trials of cutting-edge treatments for macular degeneration.
Big Picture High School seniors learn about geographic information systems and mapping when they map the presence of animals and noxious weeds in the Oxbow Preserve for the Durango Parks and Recreation Department's management plan.
Thomas Heuser, music director for the San Juan Symphony, promises a lively set of performances for the season.
Two Montezuma County businessmen plan to reopen the excelsior plant in Mancos. They're doing it out of necessity, but they hope it revives the lumber industry in the region.
Long-time affordable housing advocate Bob Lieb is accepting applications for leases on lots in his new tiny-home subdivision.
The Homes Fund, formerly the Regional Housing Authority, has helped 19 families with down-payment loans this year so that they could buy their own homes. Meet one woman who benefited from the program.
Silverton received an important economic development boost from the Colorado Office of Economic Development. Find out what it is and how it's helping the town diversify its economy.
October is national electrical cooperative month. Find out how electrical coops started and why
The 14th annual Styles'n'Stones Jewlery Show will benefit the Cancer Coalition of Southwest Colorado. Find out how and why the show got started.
Property and business owners who suffered losses as a result of the 416 Fire and subsequent floods say they want the train to establish a higher standard of care before deciding to run the coal-fired locomotives during a drought.
A new food collective will help you harvest excess produce and get it into the hands of folks who can use it.
Durango baker Becky Woodbridge started a cookie company, and it's a bitch! Literally!
Want to make a bunch of new business contacts fast? Join the Professional Women's Network of Durango for a speed networking event.
You don't have to twist yourself into exotic yoga positions to take care of your spine. Just do what your mother told you to do . . .
Life on the range minding the cattle was a lonely profession, and a dangerous one. Cowboy poetry grew out of those experiences, and Durango celebrates the folk tradition for the 30th year this year.
An Animas Valley Elementary students is one of 50 children selected nationwide to be treated to a free trip to Disney World on behalf of the Kidd's Kids Foundation.
LPEA's Mike Dreyspring shares tips for reducing energy consumption during the cold winter months.
Pat Barrett with Tafoya Barrett & Associates offers advice for figuring how much debt you should assume to obtain your college degree.
We talk with one local industry expert who gives us his take on the future of natural gas extraction in La Plata County.
Durango Police hope that recording interactions with the public will help diffuse tense situations and will give the public more confidence in their professionalism.
Floods that followed the 416 Fire caused more than $5 million in damages. Fortunately, financial help is on the way, it's just going to take a while.