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Airport conducts emergency drill

Among the many so-called victims covered in fake blood who were wandering around the Durango-La Plata County Airport, Elizabeth Edwards was not so bad off."I am multiple abrasions and lacerations...

DATE: May 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

May 12-13

Animal ControlWednesday 7:47 a.m. A terrier was hit by a vehicle in Folsom Park.3:19 p.m. A horse was caught in a barbed-wire fence in the 4000 block of U.S. Highway 550, about four miles north of...

DATE: May 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Truck catches fire on U.S. 550

A semitrailer carrying Coors beer caught fire Wednesday while traveling southbound on U.S. Highway 550, north of Durango.The fire, reported at 2:23 p.m., closed the highway briefly north of Hermosa...

DATE: May 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dandelion days

DATE: May 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

District steps up on rec planning

MARVEL - The Animas-La Plata Water Conservancy District board, which stepped up almost two months ago to fill a vacuum surrounding recreation at Lake Nighthorse, has put its other foot...

DATE: May 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Under a spell

DATE: May 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

County report looks at budget, environment

La Plata County spent nearly $8 million more than it received in 2008, but it was not deficit spending, said commissioners.The county received $69 million in revenue but spent $76.5 million,...

DATE: May 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Moto construction

DATE: May 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Faculty report stresses poor pay

A Fort Lewis College faculty task force found a "lack of confidence in administration," concerns about a top-down atmosphere, poor pay and a sense that the college has "lost our sense of our...

DATE: May 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez girl dies when bicycle collides with vehicle

One of two Cortez girls struck by a car while crossing a downtown intersection on a bicycle died Monday evening.Sherae House, 10, died from serious head injuries after a collision at Third and...

DATE: May 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hesperus resident hurt in rollover

A Hesperus man was in critical condition Tuesday after he rolled a dump truck on Colorado Highway 140, about one mile north of the Colorado-New Mexico border.The accident occurred about 9:20 a.m....

DATE: May 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man presumed dead after boat capsizes

A Dolores man whose canoe capsized Friday evening in the Dolores River is presumed dead after a two-day search by rescuers.Authorities tentatively suspended their search Monday for James Vavra, 45,...

DATE: May 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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