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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

Part of Animas River west bank to undergo stabilization process

Wall Street financial institutions aren't the only banks in need of stabilizing these days.The west side of the Animas River between the Ninth Street bridge and the U.S. Highway 160 bridge will be...

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

Commissioners study exchange

A Forest Service proposal that would open a popular recreation area to development got its first public vetting during a meeting Tuesday before La Plata County commissioners.Earlier this month, the...

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

Study finds city's rec center an environmental sore spot

2002 - oh, what an innocent time.It was that year the city completed the $15 million Durango Community Recreation Center to great fanfare, a jewel in the city government's crown that, according to...

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

County appeals for funding of 4-H post

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

Fracing continues to pose hot topic for commissioners

Hydraulic fracturing continues to divide La Plata County commissioners, with a second resolution on the practice falling by the wayside Tuesday.Fracing is a process that employs water, sand and...

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

Students reap harvest

A raised-bed vegetable garden at Animas Valley Elementary School is teaching students more than just agricultural science, project coordinator Renae Muller said Tuesday."We're backing into several...

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

StoneAge shows off

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

41 civilians in Afghanistan die after series of car bombs

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - A cluster of vehicle bombs detonated simultaneously Tuesday near a foreign-owned company that plans to build a road through an insurgent-held area. At least 41 people were...

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

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