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Group weighs EPA score

Hot August days get people outdoors and bring tourists to town, and that puts vehicles on the street and more power flowing from the region's power plants. Those same rays also bring about a...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Music fest names new board president

Music in the Mountains recently named Florence "Foxie" Mason as president of the festival's board of directors, succeeding Tom Jones.Mason is a founding member of Music in the Mountains, which...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Udall talks health care, energy

When U.S. Sen. Mark Udall opened the floor for questions at Wednesday's town hall meeting in Durango, health-care reform and climate-change legislation were what people wanted to hear about. During...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

Sen. Udall's meeting to be audiobroadcast Senator Mark Udall's town hall meeting at 1 p.m. today in the Anasazi Room of the La Plata County Courthouse will be audiobroadcast through the La Plata...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Coroner: Suspect's wounds self-inflicted

The death of a man who held off law enforcement for 16 hours Tuesday outside Cortez has been ruled a self-inflicted gunshot wound.Charlie Rosenbaugh, the Montezuma County coroner, issued a news...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire destroys Vallecito home

A Vallecito home was gutted by a fire Wednesday in which the residents narrowly escaped injury.The wooden home at 57 Vallecito Drive, just below Vallecito Dam, was engulfed in flames when...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local man arrested in alleged stabbing

Durango Police arrested a 25-year-old Durango man for the butterfly-knife stabbing of a man on Main Avenue in June.Raymond Beltran Jr. was taken into custody on Wednesday afternoon after police...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vallecito home destroyed

DATE: Aug. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

A bite out of crime

BAYFIELD - The Bayfield Marshal's Office is employing a different kind of crime fighter: His name is Enno.Armed with four paws, razor-sharp teeth and a long snout, Enno can find drugs, protect his...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Udall to host local meeting

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall is coming to Durango today to hold a town hall meeting on energy, but health-care reform may dominate the discussion. The 1 p.m. meeting at the La Plata County Courthouse is to...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Smoke task force gets federal grant

A task force formed three years ago to find ways to reduce Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad emissions has received $22,000 from the federal Economic Development Administration to cut...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pot fields have foresters on lookout

LAKEWOOD - Foresters are warning the public about a possible new danger after the discovery of two major marijuana fields this summer in Colorado's national forests.Police and Forest Service agents...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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