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City proposes sidewalk district

City staff recommended the formation of an improvement district to oversee sidewalk renovations scheduled for the 500, 600 and 700 blocks of Main Avenue, and come up with the 50 percent of funding...

DATE: June 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio to have etiquette workshop

The Ignacio Town Board put differences aside to agree upon an etiquette workshop in the approval of the minutes at Tuesday's meeting.The decision was made after Trustee Ena Millich brought it to...

DATE: June 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bill Mashaw dies at age 87

There are lists of organizations, accomplishments and awards that accompany the name Bill Mashaw, but the word that lives on in the memories of all who knew him is "mentor." William G. Mashaw, 87,...

DATE: June 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local briefs

AARP to hold driver-safety program AARP will hold a driver- safety program from 8 a.m. to noon June 23 and 24 in the Pine Room at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave.The eight-hour...

DATE: June 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Native American law conference

DATE: June 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Going up

DATE: June 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez police look for bank robber

Community Banks of Colorado in Cortez was robbed by a single suspect at approximately 4:15 p.m. Monday.Cortez Police Chief Roy Lane said authorities are searching for a man who used a weapon during...

DATE: June 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Law officials search for Hilltop escapee

Authorities are searching for a 23-year-old Cortez man who left Hilltop House Community Corrections in Durango without permission Saturday.Shane Begaye was serving a 12-month sentence at Hilltop...

DATE: June 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

District looks at sources for drinking-water project

Pulling water from the Animas-La Plata Project and Los Pinos River at Bayfield emerged as top options Monday night when the La Plata Archuleta Water District met at the Oxford Grange.The meeting...

DATE: June 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

District 9-R board may vote tonight

The Durango school board may approve the district's strategic plan tonight, bringing nearly a year of work to fruition.Superintendent Keith Owen put the strategic plan into motion as a major...

DATE: June 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Water officials consider action for worst case

Western Slope water suppliers have begun asking themselves what could happen to them if Arizona, Nevada and California demanded their full share of Colorado River water in time of drought or for...

DATE: June 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

New library to hold cornerstone ceremony The Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave., will hold a ceremony for the laying of the cornerstone by the Masonic Grand Lodge AF&AM of Colorado at...

DATE: June 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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