The Durango City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday to prohibit anyone from standing in the median along Camino del Rio. The City Council believes panhandling in busy medians has devolved into a public-safety issue, but the measure would apply to anyone lingering in certain, listed medians.
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The Durango City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday to prohibit anyone from standing in the median ...

Panhandling rules pass

The Durango City Council approved two laws addressing panhandling Tuesday, giving the Durango Police Department the authority to start enforcing them...

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

8:01 a.m.
A vehicle was broken into, and a wallet was stolen in the 1700 block of Eastlawn Avenue.

8:26 a.m.
A vehicle was on fire near West Second Avenue and 17th Street.

8:48 a.m.
Tennis nets were cut out of the court...
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Local Briefs

Preschool-age kids can study nature

Durango Nature Studies will host Weekly Wee Walk Abouts for preschool-age children from 10 to 11 a.m. each Wednesday through August at the Pavilion at Rotary Park.

The cost is $5 per child, and free for members. Group...


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And the West is History

100 years ago: “Eight cars of cattle were brought up last night in the Farmington train from Farmington, shipped by Catchpole and Hatcher to the Pagosa Springs range, for which point they will...


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