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An evening glide

DATE: Feb. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

County reworks its legal services

La Plata County commissioners this week took steps to bring the county's legal services in-house in an effort to control costs.Sheryl Rogers, who previously worked for the county on a contract...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lynch fails to get evidence suppressed

A judge on Wednesday denied a motion to suppress evidence in a criminal case against Durango School District 9-R board member Padraig "Paddy" Lynch, who is charged with trespassing and cruelty to...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tax collection from sales dips in Durango

Durango sales-tax collections fell 3.5 percent in January, an indication of poor retail sales that bodes ill for local businesses and the city government's sales-tax dependent budget.The city of...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chocolate dance

DATE: Feb. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Denny's shooter pleads guilty

A Durango woman who fired a single gunshot inside Denny's Restaurant last year pleaded guilty Tuesday to felony menacing and violation of a protection order.Rachel Paige Miller, 24, faces anything...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fun Tees

DATE: Feb. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Survey debate flares at council meeting

Although it wasn't on their agenda, Durango city councilors found time to again discuss the ongoing dispute over the Parks, Open Space and Trails, or POST, master plan rewrite Tuesday night.After...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Obama signs $789 billion stimulus bill

DENVER - At $79 billion each, they might have been the priciest pen strokes ever.President Barack Obama used 10 pens to put his name on the $789 billion stimulus bill in Denver on Tuesday, signing...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Thrift stores growing hopeful

Managers and owners at several thrift and consignment stores reported brisk and steady business, and they expressed optimism that a new national mood of economic responsibility would translate into...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

County pulls plug on land-use code

La Plata County commissioners on Tuesday voted to scrap a more-than-400-page land-use code that was passed more than a year ago but never put into effect.In a presentation before the vote, Planning...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Steaming away

DATE: Feb. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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