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DATE: Jan. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire damages pastor's house

A two-story house belonging to a local pastor sustained severe damage Wednesday morning in a fire that preliminary estimates say caused $300,000 to $400,000 in damage.The fire began shortly after 7...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Second case of pertussis reported

Durango School District 9-R on Wednesday reported its second case of pertussis, also known as whooping cough. The disease was diagnosed in a student at Miller Middle School.The Miller student as...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Groups' car bill may raise cost of registration

DENVER - Car-registration fees would increase an average of $42 a year to pay for road maintenance under a plan unveiled Wednesday by a coalition of Democrats, business groups and construction...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fee for police narrowly survives

DENVER - Many lawmakers are reluctant to raise car-registration fees even a few cents, as members of the House Finance Committee demonstrated Wednesday.The panel approved 6-5 a 35-cent fee increase...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

On notice

DATE: Jan. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio man gets life sentence in 2007 beating, killing case

Four people who brutally beat and killed Clifton Joseph "Joe" Greany in August 2007 were sentenced Wednesday to different prison terms based on their levels of culpability and cooperation with law...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Health council to receive grant

Volunteers who took on the task of finding a long-term answer to primary health care in La Plata County almost two years ago - when a major provider pulled out - have received a grant to hire a...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Blown away by science

DATE: Jan. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango's home values hold steady

Durango real estate prices showed impressive resilience in 2008, even as sales plunged.For in-town Durango homes, the median price actually increased 1 percent in 2008 from the previous year,...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Economy not hampering Durango Mall

The Durango Mall is working to fill its vacancies amid the worst retail environment in decades.Linens 'n' Things recently closed as part of a chain-wide bankruptcy.Corral West Ranchwear also is in...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Taking the oath

DATE: Jan. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News