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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

City plans to update land-use guidelines

The city of Durango will begin a two-year process in February to hire a consultant to rewrite its 20-year-old Land Use and Development Code, the section of the municipal code that dictates building...

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

Environmentalists introduce agenda

DENVER - State environmentalists want rural electric cooperatives to pay for energy-efficiency programs, something big-city utilities already have to do."No one should be spending more on their...

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

District will show plan for rural system

Officials with the La Plata Archuleta Water District soon will have a detailed plan to show the public in their effort to establish a rural water system in areas of southeast La Plata County where...

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

Dance Center owner says she's unfairly criticized

Lisa Bodwalk, owner of the Dance Center, said parents of her former students have unfairly criticized her in local newspapers and e-mail messages, and only half the story has been made public.After...

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

Tribe seeks state's help with sewage

The Southern Ute Indian Tribe, unsatisfied with interim measures to deal with the continued pollution of its water supply by the town of Bayfield, has asked the state to immediately halt the...

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

Parks and Rec drops dance

The Durango Parks and Recreation Department will not offer dance classes this winter for the first time since 1996, but city officials said the decision is unique and will not affect current or...

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

Juggling majors

DATE: Jan. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News