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DATE: Aug. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Plan for Grand Canyon would upgrade housing

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - A Grand Canyon housing area for members of a Native American tribe displaced by the national park is in desperate need of repair.The five 300-square-foot cabins at Supai Camp...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Alleged drug kingpin arrested in La Plata

The alleged leader of a drug-trafficking organization has been arrested in La Plata County.Sergio Molinares-Macias, 22, of Mexico was arrested about 4:15 p.m. Tuesday between Needles Store and...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Reports: Colo. will be crowded, thirsty in future

DENVER - Ten million people will live in Colorado by 2050, putting strains on the water supply that can be overcome only by taking water from agriculture and building new pipelines from the Western...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pecos Conference boon for archaeologists

DOLORES - About 400 archaeologists - and old friends - converged Friday at McPhee Reservoir to listen and discuss the latest digs in Southwest archaeology.It was a reunion for many of the...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

False crash report runs $30,000 tab, officials say

Whatever your definition of a bad dream, this surely qualifies.Officials with the La Plata County Sheriff's Office on Friday set the total cost of responding to a false report of a plane crash in...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Some pig

DATE: Aug. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Test scores now track individuals

DENVER - Parents and teachers now can track the progress of individual students from year-to-year on Colorado's statewide tests.The SchoolView Web site made its debut Friday. It replaces the School...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango, Bayfield do well in CSAP

School data released Friday show fairly strong academic performance in Durango and Bayfield, while Ignacio continued to lag behind.The data are based on the Colorado Student Assessment Program, a...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

Roadrunner Transit to change route Roadrunner Transit will change its pick-up location Aug. 17 for buses running from Durango to Ignacio and Bayfield.Roadrunner buses will arrive and depart from...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire near McPhee proves to be beneficial

A lightning-sparked fire near McPhee reservoir is behaving as expected, and officials want it to run its course to reap ecological benefits.On Thursday afternoon, lightning is suspected of sparking...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge allows sexual assault charges

A judge upheld three sexual assault charges against a former juvenile-detention employee Thursday during a preliminary hearing in District Court.The ruling means prosecutors can proceed with felony...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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