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Town ceases to exist after Superfund cleanup

URAVAN - The sign outside Naturita reads "Uravan 15."The town still appears on official Colorado maps. But 15 miles north of Naturita, there's no sign on the road and few clues this once was a...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mill will control pollution, company says

Energy Fuels officials say they can build and operate the proposed Piñon Ridge uranium mill with minimal impact on the environment. Opponents aren't so sure.The debate remains theoretical for the...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

A little air time

DATE: Aug. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dove Creek blaze growing

A fire burning near the Dolores River about five miles east of Dove Creek grew to almost 1,000 acres by Saturday evening.The Narraguinnep Fire started Friday afternoon and was estimated at just...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Archaeologists: Stewards of science

DOLORES - Kevin Jones, a Utah state archaeologist, tried to understand Saturday why a group of people in the Southwest who are suspected of trafficking in stolen archaeological artifacts from...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Demolition Derby delights with a boom

Woooo!The La Plata County Fair's Demolition Derby blasted and smashed and eventually puttered out Saturday afternoon at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, where the fair committee threw away what...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Democrats pick replacement for Isgar's seat

The Democrats who make up the 6th Senate District Vacancy Committee assigned to replace outgoing state Senator Jim Isgar, announced Saturday the appointment of Bruce Whitehead to serve out the...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Auction: Final reward

Four-H kids young and old participated in the La Plata County Fair's 2009 Livestock Sale on Saturday - the culmination of not only the weeklong fair, but also months and sometimes years of patient...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local briefs

Fund set up to help resident Jim Shoultz Friends of Durango resident Jim Shoultz have set up an account to help defray expenses he will incur during his recovery from injuries he suffered in a...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four fined for illegal osha harvesting

Four members of a family from Kayenta, Ariz., pleaded guilty this week in federal court in Durango to harvesting 304 pounds of osha root without a permit in a national forest.A member of the...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Hills fire near containment

Firefighters expect to have a three-acre fire in Durango Hills contained sometime today.The fire did not spread on Friday, said Columbine Ranger District Fire Management Officer Shawna Legarza. The...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Going on line

DATE: Aug. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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