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Springing Skyhawk

DATE: Aug. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Top Afghan candidates both claim victory

KABUL, Afghanistan - Both main candidates for Afghan president claimed to be ahead Friday after an election marred by violence, spotty turnout and fraud allegations - threatening U.S. hopes for...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officials frustrated about advancement of water projects

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS - A Republican candidate for governor chided Colorado leaders for moving too slow on building new water projects Friday."There is a real need in the here and now to address these...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Top Dems urge coalition

STEAMBOAT SPR-INGS - Colorado water managers have to deal with complex laws, a booming population and a host of other worries.Now, they have to help figure out how to pay for public colleges,...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Joelle Riddle leaves Democratic Party

La Plata County Commissioner Joelle Riddle, former chairwoman of the La Plata County Democratic Party who won her post in 2006 with party support, switched her affiliation to Independent on...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Missing woman with Alzheimer's found

Authorities on Thursday evening found a 49-year-old woman with Alzheimer's who went missing from her home about 12 hours earlier.According to a news release from the La Plata County Sheriff's...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Back to the books

DATE: Aug. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Denny's shooter released early

A Durango woman who fired a single gunshot into the ceiling of a Denny's Restaurant last year has been released from prison early to begin serving a five-year probation sentence.Rachel Paige Miller...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sex offender facing 2-4 years in prison

A former Durango man pleaded guilty Thursday to contributing to the delinquency of a minor and attempted enticement of a child.Javier Mujica, 44, a graduate of Fort Lewis College, faces two to four...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Salazar wants health reform, worries about cost

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS - Rep. John Salazar touted the need for health-care reform Thursday and predicted Congress would pass a bill this year.Salazar, D-Manassa, spoke to the Colorado Water Congress and...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Just peachy

DATE: Aug. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspect in road rage charged with felonies

A Bayfield man suspected of threatening bicyclists with his pickup was formally charged Thursday in District Court.Todd Grooms, 41, was charged with five counts of felony menacing with a deadly...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News