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Heavy heart for new DA

DATE: Jan. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Child care catching up in La Plata County

Parents looking for child care can breathe a sigh of relief - the days of widespread, years-long waiting lists appear to be over.The number of slots available in La Plata County has approached the...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local signs appear strong

Durango and La Plata County stand to emerge relatively unscathed from what one economist on Friday called the "atrocious, unprecedented, ugly" national recession.Economists gave local, state and...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Getting a grip

DATE: Jan. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pagosa man dies from gunshot

A Pagosa Springs man was shot and killed Wednesday night at a home on Trujillo Road, near the town's southern limits.The victim was identified as Delfin Griego, 37.Authorities received a call about...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sparks flying at the Transit Center

DATE: Jan. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Night boarding

DATE: Jan. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Postal Service asking customers to clear away snow

The U.S. Postal Service is asking its customers to help carriers by providing a clear and safe path to the mailbox.Durango Post Office carrier supervisor Terell Strauss said snow removal is always...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Area school enrollment holds steady

Enrollment in La Plata County schools largely held steady last fall, with slight growth in Durango School District 9-R and Ignacio, while Bayfield saw a small decline.District 9-R enrollment grew...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local broker makes open-space pitch

The owner of more than 400 acres in the Twin Buttes region again is offering a portion of the land to the city of Durango for an open-space purchase, but even at a reduced price of $3 million, it...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tribal leader stresses need for road funds

DENVER - Ute Mountain Ute Vice Chairman Gary Hayes had a front-row seat for the State of the State speech.Hayes wants to keep up the communication the Ute tribes and Gov. Bill Ritter's office have...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ritter: Welfare, public safety, safe from cuts

DENVER - Despite an economy in crisis, Gov. Bill Ritter called for new investments in transportation, health care, renewable energy and jobs Thursday in his annual State of the State address."The...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News