A photograph on a laptop shows a storage tank spewing methane next to a natural gas facility near Aztec, as seen from a thermal camera imaging system operated by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, signed a letter asking Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell to withdraw the Bureau of Land Management’s new methane venting and flaring rule.
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A photograph on a laptop shows a storage tank spewing methane next to a natural gas facility near Az...

The Blotter

Most items in this column are taken from logs of calls made to authorities. Their accuracy may not have been verified by an official investigation.

Durango Police

Monday
2:08 a.m.
A drunken man with red hair and a guitar case was stumbling around in the 600 block of Camino del Rio, near the Giant Shell Food Store.

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Local Briefs

Moms invited to attend community baby showerThe Durango Elks Lodge will hold its fourth annual Community Baby Shower from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at 901 East Second Ave.

The shower is a community celebration for all the area’s...


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And the West is History

100 years ago: “Harry Frank, 38, a mining man and former auditer of Silverton Northern, died at a hospital in Denver where he was being treated for nervous...


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