News

Riddle accuses activist of bribery

La Plata County Commissioner Joelle Riddle is accusing a local Democratic Party activist of offering her a bribe toresign.Riddle this week provided The Durango Herald with a copy of an e-mail she...

DATE: March 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

East Animas Road reopens

County Road 250 (East Animas Road) was reopened to traffic Thursday after mudslides that covered the road were cleared. La Plata County closed the 2700 block of the road to through traffic ...

DATE: March 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

No pain, no gain

DATE: March 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trailer registration fines are reduced

The Senate on Tuesday gave final approval to two bills that go easier on people who register their vehicles late.Late fines soared to up to $100 last year after the Legislature adopted new...

DATE: March 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Campaign-finance ruling gets response

DENVER - Corporations that want to spend money on Colorado elections might soon face tighter requirements for tellingthe public about their campaign activities.Gov. Bill Ritter and Secretary of...

DATE: March 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Permit deadline extended

DENVER - Gov. Bill Ritter has signed a bill that extends the deadline for companies to get water permits for theirnatural-gas and oil wells.Senate Bill 165 gives the companies until Aug. 1, instead...

DATE: March 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC to play for Division II crown

With active defense and acute shot selection, Fort Lewis College blitzed Franklin Pierce University, the second-ranked team in Division II women's basketball, 79-64 on Wednesday night in a...

DATE: March 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Most ideas to police the Animas sink

An ordinance intended to regulate use of the Animas River during the summers hit a strainer Tuesday as stakeholders metwith the Durango City Council and listened as city staff explained why...

DATE: March 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snow machines, nature boost use at Chapman Hill

Boosted by 98 inches of real snow this winter, Chapman Hill Ski Area saw more than twice as many ski visits as lastyear, and operators hardly got a chance to break in the city's new snowmaking...

DATE: March 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

County to pay premium for things green

La Plata County has increased the premium it gives to local and green products and services from 2 to 5 percent.County commissioners on Tuesday voted 3-0 to increase the percentage based on...

DATE: March 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

County calls timeout on dispensaries

La Plata County commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday to impose a six-month moratorium on the development of land formedical marijuana dispensaries and grow houses.The moratorium was proposed...

DATE: March 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

9-R suggests grueling budget cuts

Durango School District 9-R is set to increase class sizes, lay off about eight teachers, freeze administrativesalaries and deeply cut the central office to close a $2.7 million budget gap for...

DATE: March 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

click here to add your event
Area Events
Directory Plus

Search Directory Plus

Find:
Where: