We've summarized some of the highlights of the changing social and medical environnent during the pandemic.
La Plata County Commissioner Julie Westendorff explains how the county continues to provide services in creative ways during the epidemic while supporting the health department.
Dr. Doug Miller offers some strategies for teaching your kids to solve their own problems. Could be a handy tool to have as you spend time at home through this crisis.
Until the federal government distributes more coronavirus tests, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is strictly limiting who can be tested.
Durango’s designation as a creative district means that creative industries will be eligible for grants to infuse creativity as a major contribution to the economy.
What’s closed, what’s open, how you can protect yourself with the COVID-19 virus now in Colorado. You’ve heard it all before. We offer a quick and easy summary and contacts to learn more.
Waiting tables, turning out orders on demand in a hot kitchen, dealing with obnoxious customers can take its toll on hospitality workers. Here’s how one man hopes to help them cope in the weeds.
Deer Hill Expeditions has been helping teenagers explore the wilderness of themselves in the wilds of the deserts and mountains of the Four Corners Region for 37 years.
A Durango marketing professional believes private business can save the world, and she and friends have started Live Creative Studio to help ‘businesses with a purpose’ make a difference -- and a profit.
When Southwest Health Systems in Cortez had to cut nearly 20 percent of its workforce to balance its budget, it promised to do so without sacrificing quality care. A new award proves it didn’t.
A proposed pedestrian bridge that crosses the Animas River adjacent to the traffic bridge on 32nd Street has been in the planning stages for 15 years, but last-hour protests have spawned another look.
The pace of in-town real-estate sales was far higher than the same time last year. Could it be that’s because buyers and sellers haven’t been struggling with massive amounts of snow this year?
All five counties in Southwest Colorado followed the state in selecting Bernie Sanders as the front-runner in the Democratic Presidential Primaries. Here are the county-by-county results.
Southwest Colorado teachers regaled lawmakers with stories of colleagues living in cars, working two to three jobs, and dealing with underfunded programs in a bid to gain support for more pay.
This year’s Women’s History Month will commemorate the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote, and the Women’s Resource Center offers several events to celebrate.
The Southwest Health Alliance, a local health-care cooperative negotiating lower health-care prices, says it will continue its work despite Mercy’s decision to pull out and offer its own discounts.
Durango Police Detective Kathleen O’Toole moved to Durango to enjoy the outdoor lifestyle, and as a police detective, she’s dedicated to help men and women avoid sexual assault.
La Plata County Sheriff Captain Ed Aber explains how hundreds of volunteers offer services to help jail inmates turn their lives around, and why that’s so important to our community.
A recent DNA test of scat samples in Moffat County confirms that a wolf pack has migrated into Colorado. But will that impact the initiative to reintroduce the endangered species on the West Slope?
Chris Aiken thinks outside the box when it comes to creating loan packages for customers who want to start or expand their businesses. It’s why he was named the Region EDD “Lender of the Year.”
Are you tired of power struggles with your kids? Family counselor and psychologist Doug Miller suggests that you share power by offering your kids choices, and here are some examples.
A bumper crop of local apples in Montezuma County inspired a U.S. Air Force retiree and his wife to start making wines from other local fruit and to open the new Yellow Car Country Wines.
A 19th-century Cranston letterpress has inspired the creation of a community arts studio and musem. Learn about its history and how it will be used in the future to create works of art.
We have laws that prohibit us from using our cellphones while driving because of the distractions they present. Durango middle schools now are considering a ban on phone use during school hours.