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Durango School District 9-R names interim leader

Almost a month after Durango School District 9-R Superintendent Keith Owen announced his resignation, the school board appointed an interim superintendent.In a Monday night meeting, five board...

DATE: July 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Metal go-round

DATE: July 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lawmakers indecisive on TABOR lawsuit

DENVER – Senior legislators declined to get involved Monday in a lawsuit that claims the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights violated the U.S. Constitution.Speaker of the House Frank McNulty, R-Highlands...

DATE: July 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceMonday 12:14 a.m. Someone reported a noise disturbance in the 2800 block of Main Avenue.Sunday 7:54 a.m. Someone trespassed in the 500 block of East Second Avenue.9:36 a.m. A...

DATE: July 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata Electric seeks to replace board member in Archuleta County

La Plata Electric Association is seeking candidates to replace Terry Alley, who is moving out of his district.Alley, one of three representatives from Archluleta County, has served on the LPEA...

DATE: July 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hey kids: List your lemonade stand in Herald

Starting this week, The Durango Herald will offer lemonade-stand vendors free classified advertising in the Friday and Saturday newspapers.The ads will be listed in the “Garage Sale” section.Given...

DATE: July 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Group calls for ouster of planners

Some La Plata County residents say the appointed commission charged with approving the county's Comprehensive Plan has taken too many liberties in editing the visionary document that's more than...

DATE: July 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Neighbor, spare an acre? First-time farmers look outside the box for land

Linley Dixon is thrilled about the solar-powered greenhouse she built this April on her farm, Adobe House Farms. It doesn’t use propane and should be warm enough to grow plants year-round.But Dixon...

DATE: July 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC helps high-schoolers get a taste of college work

By her senior year at Durango High School, Tori Duhaime was “kind of over the whole high school thing.”So instead of hanging out at DHS, she enrolled in three classes at Fort Lewis College during...

DATE: July 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mid-life tune-ups popular

Durangoans, who, according to conventional wisdom, are indifferent to sartorial elegance, could have a sensitive side, nevertheless.They turn to cosmetic surgery often enough to help support three...

DATE: July 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

A weaver’s eye

DATE: July 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

LeBlanc: ‘Our system failed’

After sewage spilled into the Animas River last weekend, Durango residents had a lot of questions, from why repair crews failed to notify the Public Works director immediately to why it took three...

DATE: July 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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