If you didn’t pay your federal income taxes, you could face fines, interest payments, even liens on your property or pay check. You may also get a refund coming to you!
The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Train resumed round-trip service to √
A Ute Mountain tribal leader says the Trump Administration ignored Native voices when he reduced the size of the Bears Ears National Monument by more than 85 percent.
welcoming place for all. Learn about Civility First to accomplish that goal.The Durango Community Relations Commission wants Durango to become a friendly and
Safety is the No. 1 priority at La Plata Electric, and that’s why the coop recently built a portable transmission station to take electrical power safety training to employees and the area’s first-responders.
If Durango author Philip Duke’s new book has a message, it’s that war changes people in ways they never expected. Learn more about his second novel, The Village: A Novel of Wartime Crete.
The co-vice chair of the Colorado Tourism Office board of directors urged industry representatives to collaborate with other sectors to increase visitation and length of stay among visitors.
Learn more about Dancing with the Durango Stars featuring amateur dance teams who raise money for families who have to take their kids to Children’s Hospital for treatments.
Two studies conclude that LPEA’s goal to purchase 50 percent of its power from carbon-free sources may be cheaper than the cost of electricity it currently buys from Tri-State.
Better understand the difference between fast-acting and slow-acting carbohydrates and why fast-acting carbohydrates make it so difficult to lose body fat.
Certified business appaiser and broker Charlie Cole offers some tips on preparing your business for sale, including how to getg the information you’ll need to set a price.
New lights, wheelchair accessible sidewalk ramps, and other improvements will make the 17th, 22nd and 32nd street intersections on Main Avenue safer for pedestrians and traffic.
Cortez merchants have started an education campaign that encourages customers to purchase goods and services with cash or check to avoid credit-card fees that leave the community.
Find out why the Community Foundation of Southwest Colorado invited Monica Lewinsky as this year’s Making a Difference speaker to raise awareness about cyberbullying.
Dr. Sugar Singleton with San Juan Regional Medical Center’s Urgent Care Center offers some tips for dealing with the sniffles, sneezes and other symptoms that arise during allergy season.
La Plata Electric first supplied electrical power to rural residents and communities 80 years ago, and the member-owned utility provider will celebrate its history at its annual meeting.
Hundreds of birding fans are expected in Montezuma County to explore the region’s diverse bird populationsas part of the 15th annual Ute Mountain Mesa Verde Birding Festival.
Meet the artists who created this colorful mural on the Kroeger Building in Town Plaza. The project is part of Local First’s efforts to connect artists and business owners,
With snow/water content in the mountains measuring at 150 to 200 percent of median this spring, area water managers say spring run-off is expected to fill all area reservoirs, and the drought is over.
Eating foods high in sugary carbohydrates may satisfy an immediate craving, but it just sets up a vicious cycle of energy booms and busts that contributes to formation of body fat.
If your home isn’t situated well to install solar energy, you still can support the renewable energy industry through LPEA’s Local Green Power Fund and Direct Offset Fund.
The Colorado Legislature designated March 21 as Ute Day at the Colorado Capitol in recognition of the tribes’ contribution to the state’s history, culture and economy.
Kim Baxter and Barbara Noseworthy handily defeated Marcos Wisner and and Jaime McMillan to take seats on the Durango City Council, and the sales-tax increased passed by 195 votes
Dr. Moss Fenberg with Southwest Retina Consultants explains the symptoms of glaucoma, why it’s important to get your eyes checked regularly, and what some treatments might be.
Dr. Ashley Lucas with PHD Weight Loss explains how a low-carb diet is more effective at reducing fat and your weight than exercise alone. You have to eat dietary fat, not sugar, to burn fat.
What would you do if you inherited a chunk of change or other financial assets from a relative? Pat Barrett with Tafoya Barrett Associates offers some wise tips for heirs.
If local hemp farmer Derek MacGuffie had his way, everyone would wear hemp clothing and build houses out of hemp material. The biggest hurdle? Not enough markets to sell the raw product.
San Juan Health Partners Urology now offers a less-invasive procedure for treating problems associated with enlarged prostates. And it comes with fewer side-effects.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Colorado has served more than 5,000 kids since it first started in 1986, and it’s able to do so because of it’s largest fund-raiser of the year, Bowl for Kids’ Sake.
Durango High School culinary-arts students shine when they show off their skills at a school-district special event to highlight the need for a tax increase to support vocational education.
Learn how you can qualify for up to $700 in energy rebates in a trial for hot-air exchange electric water heaters. Deadline to apply is March 31. Only 30 homes will be selected, so apply now!
You may not be able to control the weather or the topography that contribute to wildfires, but you can control the amount of fuels that can threaten your home.
When the romaine lettuce recall occurred last fall, Escalante Middle School students kept Durango schools in lettuce leaves thanks to a hydroponic garden they’re tending.
When girls in developing countries get their periods, lack of feminine hygiene products forces many to stay home from school. But volunteers are helping by sewing reusable hygiene kits.
A youth bowling team from Ignacio wants to compete in the state bowling tournament in Greeley, but they need your help to get there. Find out about their fund-raising event!
Experience the silent-movie era with Durango’s own, award-winning ragtime piano player Adam Swanson. He plays scores to classic silent movies. Find out when he performs next.
A group of La Plata County residents wants to restore civility in the public arena. Find out what they’re doing to reduce bullying and name-calling in community conversations.
A political advocacy committee says approval of a proposed sales tax increase now will save taxpayers millions of dollars in deferred construction expenses.
Dr. Ashley Lucas with PHD Weight Loss explains why exercise alone isn’t enough to lose weight and why changing your eating habits is more effective.
Durango City Council candidate Jaime McMillan says he wants to build the Durango business community to increase tax revenues rather than raise the sales tax rate.
The U.S. Forest Service has approved an road easement to the Village at Wolf Creek based on an EIS that was set aside by a district court two years ago.
Find out what emergency agencies are doing to prepare for possible spring flooding from this year’s snowfall. Snowpack was about a 130% of average.
United for Durango’s Future opposes the City of Durango’s proposed tax increase on the April 2 ballot. Find out how the group would solve the city’s budget issues.
Animas High School juniors in Lori Fischer’s humanities class genocide to better understand how they occur. They displayed what they had learned in a museum exhibit late last month.
Fort Lewis College officials hope a new program that helps students with emergency expenses will help improve year-to-year retention rates. FLC’s rate is below the state average.
Durango native and businessman Marcos Wisner says he’d like to see more lenient business and housing development codes to raise sales-tax revenues and create more affordable housing.
Are you exercising like crazy, but still aren’t losing the weight you wanted? Learn why exercise doesn’t work as a weight-loss strategy and why you need to change what you eat to lose weight.
As the snow piles up, so does the weight, and county emergency officials warn that it may be time to shovel the snow off your roof before it collapses.
Southwest Colorado native Marsha Porter-Norton announces her bid for La Plata County Commissioner. Hear what she has to say.
The Durango City Council appointed a Citizens Advisory Committee to set priorities for the half-cent sales-tax increase that it has proposed, and all revenues will be spent only on road and sidewalk improvements.
Durango TV News Director Deborah Uroda works with Life Financial Planner Brad Tafoya with Tafoya Barrett & Associates to determine what retirement dreams she has and how she may achieve them in the next 5 years.
Do you want to help guide future policy and energy decisions for the La Plata Electric Association? Find out how you can become a board member during this year’s elections.
The Durango & La Plata County Airport will use passenger fees to purchase a 12-acre parcel to expand the terminal that now handles twice the passengers for which it was designed.
This year’s Durango Independent Film Festival features several films shot locally, including ‘The Great Alaskan Race’ filmed in Silverton and the surrounding San Juan Mountains. Another feature, ‘Shooting in Vain,’ was shot in Pagosa Springs. Learn more about this film and others that will be featured during this year’s festival in our interview with DIFF Executive Director Joanie Leonard.
Despite the voters’ solid rejection of a city sales and property tax increase last November, the Durango City Council has decided to ask for an increase again in April.
Durango and Fire Rescue Authority Fire Chief Hal Doughty explains why the authority is building a new fire station on 32nd Street just south of County Road 250.
Learn why Dr. Ashley Lucas with PHD Weight Loss says that the body-mass index scale doesn’t always give you a true assessment of your ideal weight. She tells you why.
More than a hundred pieces of artwork, many of which the public has never seen, have been donated to the Mesa Verde Museum by the Rockefeller Family. Many of the pieces were collected in the region.
Enjoy a delicious breakfast while contributing to a good cause during the first and third Sundays of the month at the Elks Club, where a hearty breakfast costs $7.
Barbara Noseworthy cites her experience as a consensus builder to help Durango come together around issues of growth, economy.
Community Compassion Outreach and a coalition of public and private partners are planning a development on La Posta Road to help our homeless residents move into permanent housing.
If you have a severe wound that won't heal, you should consult a wound specialist who may recommend treatment in a hyperbaric chamber. Find out what it's about!
Sexy car washers, bed racers, and parade entrants demonstrate all the fun ways we enjoyed Snowdown on Friday in our recap of Get Your Comic On.
Tricycle races.obstacle course races, beard contests and more entertained crowds throughout Durango on Thursday. And who could pull tissues out of a box faster than a speeding bullet? Take a look back at Day 2 of Get Your Comic On Snowdown!
Comic strip characters jumped off the funny pages and out of the comic books to come alive in Durango for Snowdown 2019's "Get Your Comic On." Here's a recap of some of our favorite events from Wednesday.
When the lights go out during a storm, you may be tempted to fire up your gas generator for power. You’ll need to take extra precautions to avoid injury or expensive damages to your homes electrical system.
Dr. Ashley Lucas with PHD Weight Loss explains how learning to change your behaviors and habits contributes to your weight-loss success.
Two long-time Durango coaches want to return to a focus on sportsmanship, both on the fields and in the stands, with a new non-profit to train coaches in transactional leadership and coaching styles.
Kim Baxter, a Durango Planning Commission member, has announced her candidacy for one of two seats on the Durango City Council. She wants to ensure that Durango maintains its economic and generational diversity!
Neighbors of the Durango Public Library branches at Fort Lewis Mesa and Sunnyside elementary schools want to preserve their local libraries, but they may have to establish a new taxing district to ensure stable funding.
Drs. Sara Haug and Moss Fenberg with Southwest Retina Consultants explain why it's so important to see an ophthalmologist is you experience sudden vision loss in one eye.
What does it mean when your lights blink on and off and on again? LPEA CEO Mike Dreyspring explains why it happens and how you can get a phone app to let you know when a power outage occurs.
The Durango Chamber of Commerce may be experiencing deja vu all over again after moving into its new building at 23rd Street and Main Avenue, where it was located in an old A-frame during the ‘60s, ’70s, and ‘80s.
Grocery stores are now allowed to sell full-strength beer thanks to a new state law that became effective on Jan. 1. Will the competition help or hinder mom-and-pop liquor stores?