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Local man appears in court in mail carrier case

A Durango man suspected of threatening a mail carrier with a rifle was advised of his rights Friday in La Plata County Court.Byron Jay Neff wore a jail-issued jumpsuit and appeared frail and...

DATE: June 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Habitat seeking space for trailer

Habitat for Humanity of La Plata County is looking for some space.Not to build an affordable home, which is what the organization does, but to park a trailer, where it stores aluminum cans, which...

DATE: June 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

State grant brings computers to Ignacio

IGNACIO - About 30 Ignacio School District teachers on Thursday sat around a COW holding Apple iBook computers that is are permanent residents at Ignacio High School.The computer on wheels, or COW,...

DATE: June 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gov. Ritter plans to run again in 2010

DENVER - Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter said Friday he will run for a second term next year because he wants to continue working on renewable energy and education issues."I believe we can continue that...

DATE: June 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Broken pipeline to cost up to $4M

The pipeline rupture early Wednesday at the Williams Partners gas processing plant in Ignacio will cost the company $3 million to $4 million in second-quarter cash flow, a company news release said...

DATE: June 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mosquito season in full force

The little suckers are back.Persistent rainfall and warm temperatures have created the perfect breeding grounds for mosquitoes this spring in La Plata County."Our crews are staying really busy,"...

DATE: June 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis

Fort Lewis College approved tuition boosts Friday, compensating for flat state funding by asking students to pay more.In-state tuition will rise 9 percent, from $2,846 to $3,102 per academic year....

DATE: June 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

SWAT training

DATE: June 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local briefs

Free and low-cost spay and neuter available La Plata County Humane Society offers free and low-cost spay or neuter assistance.Free spay or neuter are available to households with an income less...

DATE: June 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police unveil new look

Durango police cars are sporting a new look - black and white with a mountainscape.The new design was unveiled Thursday at the department's substation in Three Springs.In addition to a new color...

DATE: June 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk About Town

Silverton is now in the market for a new town administrator. Elyse Ackerman is stepping down after two years in the position.Ackerman, 32, originally of Durango and later Montrose, came to...

DATE: June 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Auto dealer back in court

By Shane BenjaminHerald Staff WriterProsecutors on Thursday filed nine felony theft charges against Roger W. Francisco, the embattled Durango used car dealer who fell behind on consignment...

DATE: June 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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