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2 women stabbed in local brawl

Two women suffered stab wounds to their arms that were not life-threatening in a brawl involving two men, two women and a juvenile female at a house in the west 100 block of 32nd Street.Cpl. Greg...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Depression-era projects survive

DENVER (AP) - Nature gave us Red Rocks.But more than 70 years ago, it was the hard-working young men of the Civilian Conservation Corps and the New Deal laborers of the Works Progress...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Drivers practice for winter mishaps

The 1999 Dodge Durango was going about 15 mph when the back tires broke loose in a stomach-lurching skid."Foot off the gas!" the front-seat passenger commanded as a light pole came into full view...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Simulating the skid

DATE: Jan. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hit-and-run victim offers a reward to find driver

The family of a Durango accountant who was hit and injured by a passing motorist as he jogged near his house early Jan. 3 is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Come on, let's take a free ride

DATE: Jan. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chief justice pleads for court money

DENVER - Colorado's top judge issued a plea to spare the busy court system from drastic budget cuts that will start to fall soon.Chief Justice Mary Mullarkey delivered her annual State of the...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Healing mementos

When Tiffany Maynard gave birth to her daughter, Alayna, in September at Mercy Regional Medical Center, it was a solemn event.The 16-year-old mother grieved, as the full-term baby had died in her...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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