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Put a tiara on that cowboy hat

The third time was a charm for Bayfield resident Cassidy Cabot, 22, who was named Miss Rodeo Colorado 2012 at the Greeley Stampede on Friday. She had been one of six finalists all three years, and...

DATE: July 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Steamworks servers get ale ed

Sommeliers have always provided wine expertise at high-end wineries and elegant restaurants, and now Steamworks Brewing Co. will have the craft beer equivalent: cicerones.Through the Cicerone...

DATE: July 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado pot push to start today

DENVER – Marijuana activists in Colorado who want to legalize pot for recreational use plan to start gathering signatures today to put the question on ballots next year.Backers of a suggested...

DATE: July 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Council to hear river trail comments

Durango city councilors will listen to public opinion once more about the extension of the Animas River Trail north from 32nd Street.The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday at City Hall. An open house...

DATE: July 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fireworks concoction doesn't mix in coffee grinder

A 19-year-old Durango man was in “fair” condition Wednesday after putting fireworks into an electric coffee grinder and mixing them.Sean Michael Ogden, 19, attempted to blend fireworks to make...

DATE: July 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mall, Mercury ‘hopeful’ deal possible

The legal showdown between Mercury Village and the Durango Mall could be coming to an end later this week.Attorneys for both camps have been involved in negotiations and are hopeful a compromise...

DATE: July 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceTuesday 12:21 a.m. An assault was reported in the 2100 block of West Second Avenue.2:56 a.m. A disturbance was reported at Denny’s Restaurant, 666 Camino del Rio.6:22 a.m. Someone...

DATE: July 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kayaker drowns in Mineral Creek

A 26-year-old kayaker drowned Saturday afternoon in South Mineral Creek in San Juan County, said San Juan County Coroner Keri Metzler.Kevin Bair of Phoenix got caught in Caldron Rapids, Metzler...

DATE: July 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Helping hands

Editor’s note: Fort Lewis College alumni Gavin Wisdom, a former intern with The Durango Herald, went to Japan after his May graduation to aid in the recovery. This is the first of periodic...

DATE: July 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The aftermath up close

It’s 7 a.m., and loudspeakers throughout Ishinomaki ring a sing-song tune that echoes off the soft, green hillsides and the slow-flowing river.I’m awake and making morning coffee with a few other...

DATE: July 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Airport nabs grant to study eagle danger

The golden eagles nesting near the Durango-La Plata County Airport love to swoop across the field – at speeds of up to 150 mph – capturing and eating prairie dogs. The breathtaking birds are bigger...

DATE: July 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

3 injured in double rollover on Main

Three people were injured Tuesday in a double-rollover crash at 32nd Street and Main Avenue.The crash occurred at 2:14 p.m. when a driver in a silver 1996 GMC pickup failed to stop at a red light...

DATE: July 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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