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4c group to hold event celebrating solstice 4c Conscious Creative Cultural Connection summer solstice celebration will be held from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at Buckley Park. There will be free...

DATE: June 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Commissioners OK property purchase

La Plata County commissioners this week approved the purchase of the building at 1075 East Second Ave., across the street from the County Courthouse, from Vicenza LLC.Commissioners approved...

DATE: June 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

City begins cycling plans

As the area population continues to climb, development spreads outward and more people opt for gas-free transportation, Durango's master transportation plan will address the needs of all users,...

DATE: June 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Parks, rec advisory board works on promoting urban tree program

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board on Wednesday discussed ways to revamp promotional efforts for its Tree Cost Share Program, which aims to spruce up neighborhood rights of way.The city will...

DATE: June 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

On the level

DATE: June 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Florida Road work regains momentum

Construction hiccups have stalled work at Florida and East Animas Roads, but work on the busy intersection should still be all but complete July 20 - its scheduled completion date.The curb and...

DATE: June 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winding up

DATE: June 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Free trolleys boost usage

The use of public transit in Durango increased by almost 9,000 rides in May compared with a year ago. But making trolley rides free was the main reason for a 45 percent drop in revenue overall, the...

DATE: June 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

More Colo. kids live in poverty

DENVER - Southwest Colorado counties bucked a statewide trend and slightly reduced the number of children living in poverty in 2007, according to a report released Tuesday by the Colorado...

DATE: June 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Utah music teacher honored

SANDY, Utah (AP) - The morning bell hasn't rung yet at Oakdale Elementary School and Debby Wetzel's string orchestra is rehearsing "Fiddlers Frolic," a tough feat for musicians in their maiden...

DATE: June 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Administration wants financial overhaul

WASHINGTON - Aiming for greater limits and more clarity in the nation's financial system, the Obama administration on Monday proposed adding muscle to the Federal Reserve and new restrictions on...

DATE: June 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man's body confirmed to be missing camper

The body of a man found Sunday in Cascade Creek has been identified as Jeffrey C. Kelly, the 48-year-old camper who went missing last September.The body was positively identified using dental...

DATE: June 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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