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Part of Animas River west bank to undergo stabilization process

Wall Street financial institutions aren't the only banks in need of stabilizing these days.The west side of the Animas River between the Ninth Street bridge and the U.S. Highway 160 bridge will be...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Commissioners study exchange

A Forest Service proposal that would open a popular recreation area to development got its first public vetting during a meeting Tuesday before La Plata County commissioners.Earlier this month, the...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Study finds city's rec center an environmental sore spot

2002 - oh, what an innocent time.It was that year the city completed the $15 million Durango Community Recreation Center to great fanfare, a jewel in the city government's crown that, according to...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

County appeals for funding of 4-H post

DATE: Aug. 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fracing continues to pose hot topic for commissioners

Hydraulic fracturing continues to divide La Plata County commissioners, with a second resolution on the practice falling by the wayside Tuesday.Fracing is a process that employs water, sand and...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Students reap harvest

A raised-bed vegetable garden at Animas Valley Elementary School is teaching students more than just agricultural science, project coordinator Renae Muller said Tuesday."We're backing into several...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

StoneAge shows off

DATE: Aug. 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

41 civilians in Afghanistan die after series of car bombs

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - A cluster of vehicle bombs detonated simultaneously Tuesday near a foreign-owned company that plans to build a road through an insurgent-held area. At least 41 people were...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez robbery suspect dies after 16-hour standoff

A robbery suspect who barricaded himself in his home and shot at police - grazing one deputy in the arm - was found dead Tuesday afternoon in Montezuma County.Authorities identified the suspect as...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

6 lots donated to Bayfield's Fox Farm Village for affordable housing

Colorado Housing Inc. has received six donated townhome lots for affordable homes in Bayfield's Fox Farm Village.The lots, which already have the necessary infrastructure, were donated by the La...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

It was fun

DATE: Aug. 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC to use firm for search

A committee charged with searching for Fort Lewis College's next president will partner with a national search firm.The Presidential Search Committee has sent out requests for proposals to search...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News