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Vandals hit Canyons of the Ancients

Vandals went on a crime spree this month at Canyons of the Ancients National Monument northeast of Cortez, where they damaged signs and dumped about 700 pounds of animal carcasses.In what may be...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Route closure extended at DMR

The U.S. Forest Service recently extended the dates when snowmobiles are banned inside Purgatory Ski Area.Columbine Ranger District spokeswoman Nancy Berry said the bypass route - to the Hermosa...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snowdown Schedule

All week Snowdown Theme Contest for 2011 Entries should be submitted by noon Sunday. Magpie's Newsstand Café, 707 Main Ave.Snowdown search for "The Silver Bullet" award ceremony is 5 p.m. today at...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Proposed state bill would raise salaries for Montezuma officials

DENVER - Local lawmakers have introduced a bill that will give pay raises to Montezuma County officials in 2011.The state Legislature places counties into six classes to set salaries for elected...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Court advises man on Obama threat charge

A Cortez man suspected of threatening to kill President Barack Obama appeared Friday in federal court in Durango to be advised of charges against him, the first court appearance in his case.Wearing...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storm-battered residents shiver

PADUCAH, Ky. - Storm-battered residents of several states hunkered down in frigid homes and shelters Thursday, expecting to spend at least a week without power and waiting in long lines to buy...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Obama signs first bill into law

WASHINGTON - Declaring that ending pay disparity is not just a women's issue, President Barack Obama signed legislation Thursday that gives workers more time to take their pay discrimination cases...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bill, panel stoke immigration debate

DENVER - A top Republican has killed his own bill on an illegal immigration issue that dogged Bill Ritter during his campaign for governor.The illegal immigration debate, which dominated state...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snow bowl

DATE: Jan. 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango crime spree ends in Vegas

A Las Vegas man has been arrested in connection with six armed robberies and six burglaries in Durango, including the theft of hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of jewelry made by former U.S....

DATE: Jan. 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

E-mail threat to president just 'a prank'

The Texas man who was indicted by the FBI on charges of threatening to kill President Barack Obama said Thursday the threat was a prank because Obama misrepresented himself.Timothy Ryan Gu-tierrez,...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snowdown heats up

Anguished faces peered from a milk-and-biscuit-crumb-covered table, sweat dripped off flushed noses and perspiration mixed with the dingy bouquet of sweat and habañeros  in the pungent dungeon of...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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