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Facing taxes alone? There’s help

People facing the task of doing their taxes for the first time may not know which way to turn, says Melanie McLean, a certified public accountant who is going to offer some insights today into what...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Uranium waste within limits

The Department of Energy’s latest inspection found that a site in Bodo Canyon where 2.5 million cubic yards of radioactive mill tailings from Durango’s uranium-processing era is buried suffered...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Support for an activist

DATE: Feb. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceMonday 1:05 a.m. A drunken person was causing problems in the 600 block of Main Avenue.2:22 a.m. An assault was reported in the 900 block of Main Avenue.Sunday 8:44 a.m. A juvenile...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lake Nighthorse draft plan months away

The first proposal for a recreation plan for Lake Nighthorse might be ready by the end of spring.A draft master plan for recreation at Lake Nighthorse is a couple of months from completion, La...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

School-kid bailout plan: Tax hike

DENVER – Saying Colorado schoolchildren “can no longer wait,” a state senator filed a ballot initiative Monday to temporarily increase sales and income taxes for schools.The initiative by Sen....

DATE: Feb. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango? There should be an app for that

It's been slow in coming. But now, some say the arrival of iPhones and a 3G network will push Durango businesses into a game of warp-speed catch-up with technology.Jack Llewellyn, director of the...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tube time

DATE: Feb. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cell service shake-up

The cell phone landscape in Durango is about to change with the arrival of AT&T and Verizon’s model of the iPhone.AT&T is set to take over the Alltel network early this year in Durango. The company...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

DUI’s

DUI Convictions The following are convictions made in January 2011 for driving under the influence with a blood-alcohol content of 0.08 percent or higher or by prescription or illegal drugs. Unless...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wildcat Mining: They’re back

Wildcat Mining Corp., which has had a long and troubled relationship with regulators, is under new management and has a new plan for its La Plata Canyon mines, this time possibly capitalizing on...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Semitrailer crashes on U.S. 160

A semitrailer driver heading west on U.S. Highway 160 escaped without serious injuries after his truck rolled over and caught fire early Saturday morning. No one else was injured.The single-vehicle...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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