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Greener diet reduces cows' methane burps

COVENTRY, Vt. - Vermont dairy farmers Tim Maikshilo and Kristen Dellert, mindful of shrinking their carbon footprint, have changed their cows' diet to reduce the amount of gas the animals burp -...

DATE: June 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

Rotary Western Day to be held Saturday Durango Daybreak Rotary invites the community to a "Rotary Western Day" event from 4 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at the La Plata County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall,...

DATE: June 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ace of the Academy

Greg Oswald always has had an obsession with planes. Oswald's mother, Kathy Tomac, said she still remembers him drawing every type of plane and lining them on the floor to look at for hours as a...

DATE: June 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Money munchers

DOVE CREEK - This summer, sunflower farmers in Dove Creek are hoping for more than just rain and sunshine. They're also hoping for minimal crop damage from deer and elk, which have devastated...

DATE: June 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

PBS to air documentary by former Bayfield resident

Brittany Huckabee, who grew up at Vallecito and in Bayfield, remembers being frightened that she and her twin brother would be killed in a car accident on their way to church to be baptized.Church...

DATE: June 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Avflight closes in on Durango deal

A Michigan company has won initial approval to take over certain services at Durango-La Plata County Airport from Durango Jet Center.Avflight, which has five locations in Michigan and one in...

DATE: June 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Here's a toast to a special dad on Father's Day

It's midnight Saturday morning, and I'm writing this column from my sister's computer in the basement of her family's home in Gilpin County, high in the wilderness of Coal Creek Canyon.There's a...

DATE: June 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tappin' out a tune

DATE: June 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police look for suspect in Durango stabbing

Durango police are looking for a man wanted in a stabbing incident that occurred on Main Avenue late Friday night.The suspect, described as an Asian or Hispanic man with dark hair and a stocky...

DATE: June 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio to institute own farmers market

Fresh, homegrown produce is making its way to the town of Ignacio.The inaugural Ignacio Farmers Market from 4 p.m. until dark July 2 at Shoshone Park will provide produce and activities for the...

DATE: June 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two men arrested in string of thefts

A man is in custody after trying to sell a stolen Blackberry back to its owner.Durango Police arrested two men allegedly responsible for a string of car break-ins and thefts that took place in...

DATE: June 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Who needs voters?

DENVER - If Democrats pick a new state senator for Southwest Colorado this year, the appointee would have plenty of company among unelected lawmakers at the state Capitol.In fact, 21 of the 100...

DATE: June 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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