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House approves park visitors center for Mesa Verde

The proposed visitor and curatorial center at Mesa Verde National Park stands to receive $22 million under a funding bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives.The money was requested by U.S....

DATE: July 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Downtown crime worries city councilor

A late-night stabbing last month on Main Avenue has some residents wondering if downtown Durango is safe, including City Councilor Doug Lyon.But a crime analysis by the Durango Police Department...

DATE: July 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Green things

DATE: July 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farm fresh

DATE: July 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Miller gets new principal

A North Carolina educator will replace Bruce Hankins as principal of Miller Middle School.Tam Smith of Apex, N.C., was recently hired as principal of the school, which serves 510 students in grades...

DATE: July 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

McInnis files to run for governor

Republican Scott McInnis filed papers Wednesday to create a campaign committee and begin fundraising for a 2010 bid to be governor of Colorado."Our challenge is to demonstrate the vision and...

DATE: July 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango gears up for Fourth

The economy may be slumping, but this year's Fourth of July celebration is promising to be as jubilant as ever.Durango's firework's display will go on, bright as last year and so will all the...

DATE: July 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

New local community college taking shape

Pueblo Community College's Durango campus had a 39 percent increase in student enrollment during 2008-09, indicating demand for its services is rising as PCC merges with San Juan Basin Technical...

DATE: July 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Enrollment booms at Bayfield school

The Bayfield school district has added two modular units to the Bayfield Elementary School after seeing an increase in the number of students attending the school."We have had a lot of growth,"...

DATE: July 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Soccer coach resigns from Fort Lewis

He's coached soccer in Iceland, Brazil and Guatemala.After a productive two-year pit stop as head coach at Division II Fort Lewis College, Tim Hankinson is adding India to that eclectic list....

DATE: July 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Conservation efforts celebrated

SILVERTON - Participants, sponsors and members of the public gathered Tuesday at Molas Lake Park to mark the completion of $17.5 million worth of land- and water-protection and recreation projects...

DATE: July 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

Design class for teens, tweens to be held today The art of design will be taught to teens and tweens from 3 to 6 p.m. today at the Lavenia McCoy Public Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive in...

DATE: July 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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