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Panel passes Montezuma salary raises

DENVER - A bill to raise the salaries of future Montezuma County officials sailed through its first hearing Tuesday.The bill - House Bill 1203 by Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez - now goes to the full...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Parks part of council battle

Durango City Councilors Leigh Meigs and Scott Graham broke their silence Tuesday with a prepared joint statement explaining their decision to recuse themselves from the ongoing Parks, Open Space...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Connector trail makes progress

New segments continue to be added to a trail that one day could connect Durango to Bayfield, officials involved in the effort told La Plata County commissioners on Tuesday.The project, sponsors of...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police arrest 5 in overnight burglaries

With some help from Mother Nature, the Durango Police Department arrested five burglary suspects in connection with three separate incidents early Tuesday.The first incident occurred about 1 a.m....

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Much more powder to come

Today should be clear, but residents can expect more snow through the next seven days, with storms in the area Thursday and Saturday and more heavy snowfall in mountain passes and at ski...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Series of storms heading this way

Southwest Colorado can expect one storm after another traveling through the area well into next week."There's a fast, progressive flow over the whole country right now," said Ellen Heffernan, a...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

It's back

DATE: Feb. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Idaho mine set for hearing

DENVER - State regulators will decide the fate of a controversial gold mine in La Plata Canyon on Wednesday.The Mined Land Reclamation Board has two decisions to make about the Idaho mine, owned by...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

No stimulus for Railroad Square

While local governments and school districts remain in the running for federal economic stimulus dollars, rumors of those funds going to the planned Railroad Square Hotel and Conference center...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Isgar's water, family center bills pass

DENVER - The Senate gave final approval Monday to two bills by Sen. Jim Isgar, D-Hesperus.Senate Bill 55 helps the state's 24 Family Resource Centers, which provide early-childhood education and...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

House leader wants to end land program

DENVER - A Republican leader wants to eliminate Colorado's land-preservation tax credit and use the money for highways.Legislators last year passed a major reform in the conservation-easement...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

State's share in bailout may be cut in compromise

The compromise that saved the federal stimulus bill might come at a high cost for Colorado.The state government, police departments and Mesa Verde National Park all could get money out of the...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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