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Kelsey Percival
Position: Editorial Assistant

Did you keep up with local headlines last year? Test your knowledge in the 150th News Quiz special

About 122 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about who the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office was offering a $5,000 reward for with 96.7% of re...

Mancos Middle School honor roll, Quarter 2

4.0 GPA Eighth grade: Amelie Cover, Remy Dillon, Evan Goff, Claire Goodwin, Tylee Greenlee, Noah Higinbotham, Brooke Jabour, Olivia Jukes, Destiny Kramer, Alexis Lyons, Hope Manning, Aysia M...

CPW urges public to refrain from feeding wildlife, issues citations

Forest Lakes resident cited for letting deer eat hay stored in garage

Best bets in and around Durango

Take in the alpine glow of the Twilight Peaks and the beauty of the full moon and stars this Sunday at January’s Full Moon Howler at the Durango Nordic Center. There will be nighttime skiing...

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 149

About 116 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about how many homes were destroyed in the Marshall fire, with 86.2% of respondents correctly an...

CDOT, Colorado State Patrol prepare for DUI enforcement campaign

CDOT, Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement will begin 2022 with “The Heat Is On Winter Blitz” enforcement period Jan. 14-17. The campaign aims to hold drivers accountable on Colo...

La Plata County warns of phone scam

La Plata County received a report of a possible scammer using the phone number 970-382-6147, a valid and legitimate county phone number. The potential scammer asked for a Social Security num...

No recycling pickup Friday in Durango; staff shortage cited

Because of COVID-related staff shortages, commercial and residential recycling pickups will not be conducted Friday, Jan. 14, according to a city news release. The next recycling pickup for ...

Snowdown is on, at least for now, despite COVID surge ... and there are wristbands

Some venues to require proof of full vaccination or negative test results

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 148

About 118 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about what area might see a 50% increase in water and sewer rates next year, with 86.4% of respo...

City of Durango invites community to share its vision for downtown

The city of Durango has begun phase one for Downtown’s Next Step, which will survey the community about the re-design of the streetscape and public spaces along Main Avenue between fifth and...

Ascent Classical Academy to host informational meeting

Ascent Classical Academy is opening a new tuition-free, K-12 charter school in the Durango area. The academy will host a community informational meeting at 5:30 p.m., Jan. 13 at the Durango...