Mar 04 2020
City Council plans to open bids for original proposal on March 24, 2020
More options for a pedestrian crossing of the Animas River Trail at 32nd Street to link two now-separated portions of the trail will be examined by the Durango…
Jan 09 2020
Councilors plan to fill position sometime this spring
The Durango City Council wants input from community leaders in its search for a new city manager, a position it hopes to fill this spring.
Consultants hired to perform a search for a city…
Aug 09 2019
City Council vows to research how to achieve carbon-neutral goal
Dozens of area residents are asking the Durango City Council to set a goal of powering the city with 100% renewable energy by 2050, even if there isn’t a clear path…
Jul 30 2019
All over the world and through the ages, streets historically served as the most basic public spaces in communities.
Streets were populated by local markets and door-to-door vendors. They were places where residents could catch up on local news and exchange…
Jul 13 2019Life as a homeless camper “wasn’t easy” for Bella Brown. Once, while living outdoors near Durango, her tent collapsed in the snow. She propped it up with her walking sticks.
Jun 11 2019
Durango marijuana enthusiasts have almost a dozen places to buy cannabis, but there aren’t any public venues to consume it. That may change next year, but only if city leaders decide, or are prodded by residents, to do so…
May 21 2019City Council retreat spent examining best management and financial practices, how to better address the issue of homelessness in the community and the functional communication between city advisory boards and commissions and the City Council.
Apr 23 2019On April 16th, 2019, Durango City Council welcomed two new members and appointed Melissa Youssef as the new mayor as longtime councilors Sweetie Marbury and Dick White step off the dais.
Apr 19 2019On April 16th, 2019, Durango City Council welcomed two new members and appointed Melissa Youssef as the new mayor as longtime councilors Sweetie Marbury and Dick White step off the dais.
Dec 17 2018I want to share a podcast that I recently collaborated on with American Rivers, a Colorado-based non-profit dedicated to protecting wild rivers, restoring damaged rivers, and conserving clean water for people and nature. It was a fun project, highlighting the importance of investing in natural resource-based community assets that improve our quality of life, enhance our enjoyment of the outdoors, and bring tourist dollars to our local economy.