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State agency holds Idaho mine meeting

Officials from the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining & Safety met with concerned residents and county officials Wednesday at an informal review meeting about a California company's...

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

Jeanne Weston

Longtime Durango resident Jeanne Weston died from complications of a prolonged illness at Mercy Regional Medical Center on Monday, Jan. 19, 2009. She was 81.Mrs. Weston was born to Russell and...

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

Bayfield asks S. Utes for patience

The town of Bayfield on Wednesday responded in writing to a complaint the Southern Ute Indian Tribe made in regard to the town's Gem Village wastewater treatment plant releasing unacceptable levels...

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

Time nears to fill Lake Nighthorse

The first phase of the Animas-La Plata Project - a settlement of Native American water-right claims - is over, and starting March 1, the federal agency in charge is concentrating on filling the...

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

City council looks to combine advisory boards

The Durango City Council may consolidate several of the city's 19 volunteer boards and commissions in a move councilors unanimously believe will be more efficient and ease the workload of the city...

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

Tech time

Durango-La Plata County Airport recently got an upgrade that should increase scrutiny and shorten wait times.The Transportation Security Administration has provided funding for the installation of...

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

BLM delays most gas leases in county

The Bureau of Land Management is taking off the auction block much of the land in La Plata County it planned to lease Feb. 12 for gas and oil development. The agency this week decided it would not...

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

President Obama's speech, as delivered at his inauguration

My fellow citizens: I stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you have bestowed, mindful of the sacrifices borne by our ancestors. I thank President Bush for his...

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

State slice of stimulus bigger than expected

DENVER - Congress might send as much as $600 million to Colorado for transportation projects, more than twice the amount of earlier estimates.The money is part of a massive package Congress is...

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

County commissioners approve bar permit

La Plata County commissioners on Tuesday approved a permit for improvements at the Bondad Hill Saloon, which last year had its liquor license yanked for code violations, but the roadhouse still...

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

Fun in the sun

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

Two new members join FLC board

Gov. Bill Ritter on Tuesday announced three appointees to the Fort Lewis College Board of Trustees, including the first Native American to be on the board in the school's history.New appointees...

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