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(Updated 3:40 p.m.) Hiker from Ohio still missing in Weminuche

Rescue workers continued to search Thursday for a lost hikerin the Weminuche Wilderness north of Durango .Joshua Gulvas, 21, of Columbus, Ohio, became separated fromhis father Tuesday evening...

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

Inability to view Obama speech enrages some BHS students

A group of about 10 Bayfield High School students stormed the school's main office Tuesday to demand President Barack Obama's speech to the nation's schoolchildren be shown at the school,  and they...

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

Economy choking parks, recreation planning

If survey data is to be believed, Durango residents aren't aware there's a recession going on.The members of the Durango City Council and the Parks, Open Space and Trails Steering Committee sat...

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

Water district delays vote to create mill levy

Officials with the La Plata Archuleta Water District announced Tuesday they will not seek a vote in November on a mill levy to fund the district, citing public sentiment against a tax increase amid...

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

Bank robber found guilty

DENVER - A jury has found a New Mexico man guilty of holding up Pine River Valley Bank with a hypodermic needle last April.Michael Lee Montoya, 30, of Farmington, was found guilty on five bank...

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

Obama reinforces a message

President Barack Obama's speech to the nation's students echoed down the hallways of Durango High School on Tuesday, but the reaction was fairly muted to the broadcast criticized as forcing...

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

Youssef drops out of 9-R race

Though she filed to run before the Aug. 28 deadline, Melissa Youssef has pulled out of a race to defend her School District 9-R board seat against a challenge by Fort Lewis College director of...

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

Congress may implement fines for not buying health insurance

WASHINGTON - Americans would be fined as much as $3,800 for failing to buy health insurance under a plan that circulated in Congress on Tuesday, as divisions among Democrats undercut President...

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

Twenty gallons of blood and still giving

DATE: Sept. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rallies rev up business

Local businesses reported a slight bump in sales this holiday weekend, thanks in part to the motorcycle rallies held in Ignacio and north of Mancos.While attendance numbers weren't available Monday...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Soapbox derby racers catch gravity and go

BAYFIELD - Pumped with adrenaline, 9-year-old Jack Baker sat in his soapbox derby racer ready to descend the 3,000-foot-track. His mother stood on the sideline, scared to death."I'm just going to...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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