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Celebrate freedom

Shouts of “5K for America!” erupted from a sea of red, white and blue top hats and other patriotic garments as onlookers watched a group celebrate the finish of the Freedom 5K run/walk Monday...

DATE: July 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grant helps rural health

The San Juan Basin Health Department has received a $50,000 grant through the Colorado Rural Health-Care Grant Program to upgrade services in its dental and reproductive-health programs.“This is an...

DATE: July 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mercy buys private practice and laboratory

Mercy Regional Medical Center has acquired Southwest Cardiology Associates, a private practice, and Four Corners Regional Heart Institute, a cardiac catheterization laboratory.The acquisitions were...

DATE: July 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boy flown out of the backcountry after fall

A boy who fell 100 feet while hiking in the Chicago Basin was flown out of the mountains by helicopter to a hospital Sunday night.Butch Knowlton, director of the La Plata County Office of Emergency...

DATE: July 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fourth of July schedule

A list of area events scheduled for today:Durango7:30-10:30 a.m. Rotary Club of Durango’s All-American Gourmet Breakfast, Rotary Park, behind the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4031, 1550 Main...

DATE: July 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Monsoon season makes an early appearance

The next several days are likely to bring afternoon rain showers with thunderstorms, said Paul Frisbie, a forecaster with the National Weather Service.A monsoon is “on the onset,” however there...

DATE: July 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire crew douses garage blaze

A small structure fire occurred around 8 p.m. Saturday night near Montview Parkway and Eastlawn Avenue in Durango.Durango Fire & Rescue Authority responded to the fire after neighbors noticed smoke...

DATE: July 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fourth of July schedule

A list of area events scheduled for Monday:Durango7:30-10:30 a.m. Rotary Club of Durango’s All-American Gourmet Breakfast, Rotary Park, behind the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4031, 1550 Main...

DATE: July 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman injured in Ariz.

A fund has been established at First National Bank of Durango to help raise money for medical expenses for a 25-year-old Durango woman injured in a June 25 boating accident on the Colorado River in...

DATE: July 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

More than food at the market

DATE: July 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Uranium firm explores mines, awaits the end of lawsuit

Low uranium prices are not deterring the company that plans to build the country’s first new uranium mill in two decades.Energy Fuels Inc. recently announced plans for a summer and fall program in...

DATE: July 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Are there more bears?

It’s breakfast time on a sunny June morning, and bear No. B25 is spitting mad.The previous night, she was strolling in Perins Peak State Wildlife Area, and she found some fruit in the back of a...

DATE: July 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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