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State Senate passes transportation bill

DENVER - The state Senate gave final approval to a $250 million highway bill Thursday.Two Democrats joined all Republicans in opposition, but the bill passed 19-16.The vote came after an...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cuts likely at Durango High

Durango High School teachers may face layoffs next year as the school deals with lower projected enrollment.Superintendent Keith Owen, in an interview Thursday, said if projections for reduced...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gutierrez says he's not guilty

The Texas man suspected of threatening to blow up the Mall of America and to kill President Barack Obama will be taken to Denver for further court proceedings. Timothy Gutierrez, 20, pleaded not...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

City manager gets raise

City Manager Ron LeBlanc will be paid $145,642 in 2009, 7 percent higher than his salary in his first year on the job.LeBlanc was paid $136,114 in 2008, which was the same salary his predecessor,...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Family friend finds woman dead in backyard

Authorities are investigating the death of a La Plata County woman whose body was found earlier this week in her backyard - the same location where her husband fell stricken about a month...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bennet to keep local Salazar office

Newly appointed U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet has decided to keep his predecessor's Durango office; in fact, he's keeping a lot of everything else, too."I'm happy to report that our Colorado staff has...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grant will help restore Silverton Northern track

A coalition of train buffs has received almost $180,000 from the Colorado Historical Society toward the restoration of a section of the old Silverton Northern Railroad track and engine house and...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

State Democrats OK transportation bill for repairs, car fees

DENVER - It's time to play deal or no deal.A major transportation bill passed a vote in the Senate on Wednesday, still with no Republican support. The bill raises auto registration fees an average...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

The eagle has landed

DATE: Feb. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

City studies options after home sale

A Texas man's purchase at foreclosure auction Wednesday of the landmark home once owned by newspaper publisher David Day has renewed speculation over the property and raised the ire of Durango's...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

SnowDown in Da Nile

DATE: Feb. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Horse sense

DATE: Feb. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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