The Durango-La Plata County Airport welcomed non-stop Saturday flights to Houston and Chicago earlier this month. The flights allow airlines to test the market for new routes.
Lower temperatures this past weekend slowed the snowmelt in the high country, but area rivers remain full. Flood advisories remain effect with water content at 1,000% over median.
This 8.5-million-pound rock that fell on Colorado Highway 145 on the Friday of Memorial Day Weekend will be called Memorial Rock and will remain where it is; so will the highway.
When the Colorado National Guard engineering unit relocated to Montrose, the armory building reverted to La Plata County’s ownership. Now it will become the new Sheriff’s Office.
The Coulon Family raise fish to harvest the nutrient rich water they produce, and they use the water to produce 100 percent organic vegetables all year in their greenhouse.
If dietary fats can help you lose weight, which fats are best for your weight-loss goals? Dr. Ashley Lucas, founder of PHD Weight Loss, offers some tips on choosing the right fats.
Nothing more than lightning plays havoc with the power grid. LPEA explains about the safety measures they take to avoid power outages and to protect workers, users.
The 16th annual Men Who Grill competition and fund-raiser for the Women’s Resource Center is this Saturday. Get your tickets ahead of time to save $5, or pay $25 at the gate.
A group of conservation organizations has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service for allowing chainsaw use in the Weminuche and South San Juan wilderness areas.
The cost of housing in Colorado continues to outpace wages, but relief may be on the way. Local housing advocates learned that the Colorado Legislature will pour millions into housing.
Certified Business Appraiser Charlie Cole explains how you can get an estimate of your business’s worth with an online calculator to give you a starting point for a sales price.
If you have a recurring red, sore eye, don’t ignore it. It could be a symptom of other illness or infection elsewhere in your body. Dr. Moss Fenberg with Southwest Eye Consultants explains.
Habitat for Humanity recently purchased its own building for its Restore and headquarters. The move will allow the non-profit to leverage its equity to purchase more land for housing.
Durango School District 9-R has subsidized full-day kindergarten for 20 years. Now, with the passage of the full-day kindergarten bill, the state will pay for kindergarten costs.
Give a stray doggie or kitty cat a forever home during the La Plata County Humane Society’s annual Adopt-a- Thon. Spayed and neutered pets will be available at a reduced cost.
How do you know you’re business is ready for sale? Certified Business Appraiser Charlie Cole talks about the qualities your business should have in place before you set an asking price.
When all this green grass dries out later this summer, it will make for volatile fire fuel. Learn what LPEA power crews do to reduce the risk of fire when storms cause downed lines.
A Hesperus craftsman custom designs steel logs for gas fire places. They don’t burn, but they look like they are. More importantly, they increase the heat output of your fireplace.
Durango High School students in the Fashion and Design class hit the runway last week with their creations. While they learned to design and sew, they learned so much more
We’ve been told for years that fat is bad for us, but it turns out, that medical conclusion is based on faulty research. Dietary fat like bacon and butter can help you LOSE weight.
A proposed 40-unit apartment complex is planned to provide supportive housing for the chronically homeless by offering health and social support services on site.
La Plata Electric offers a loan program that will allow you to invest in energy-efficiency upgrades to your home, and you can pay it off through your monthly utility bill. How easy is that?
A local rocketry team is in Washington, D.C., this week to competed on the National Team America Rocketry Challenge. Find out how the students were selected for the competition.
Can you identify the signs of a stroke? As soon as you realize that you may be experiencing a stroke, call 911. The faster you get treatment, the more likely you’ll recover.