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Storms bring twice average for January snow totals

Residents of Southwest Colorado spent Friday digging out from a series of winter storms that dumped more than 4 feet ofsnow this week in some locations. The snow began flying Monday evening and...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silverton's $150 tickets raise a 'bit of uproar'

Dozens of Silverton residents and visitors have been issued $150 tickets for parking along snow routes, a town officialsaid Friday. One round of tickets was issued Monday evening after the...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Spruce beetle outbreak keeps growing

DENVER - Beetles killed 70,000 acres of spruce trees last year, mostly in southern Colorado's high-altitudeforests.Meanwhile, the mysterious die-off of aspen trees appears to have stabilized,...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC fight bruises feelings at Capitol

DENVER - The state Capitol might be 350 miles and several snowbound mountain passes away, but lawmakers heard the roarof dissent from Fort Lewis College students this week.The college won a...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storm update

    Storm update:     City of Durango     · Durango Transit currently has three bus routes operational:     · Downtown Trolley     · Loop Bus to Wal-Mart     · Loop Bus to Fort Lewis College....

DATE: Jan. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lawmaker confirms FLC Indian bill is dead

DENVER - Rep. Karen Middleton confirmed Friday that she is abandoning a bill that would have cut back the state reimbursement for Fort Lewis College's Native American tuition waiver program. ...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT explains plowing policy

The Colorado Department of Transportation plows snow from all highways around Durango throughout a storm - with oneexception, agency spokeswoman Nancy Shanks said Thursday. A policy limiting...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge sides with Colorado on gas and oil waste-disposal pits rule

DENVER - A Denver judge has upheld new state rules requiring gas and oil waste disposal pits to have syntheticliners.The Legislature in 2008 called for the new rules, which the Solid and Hazardous...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

With the snow comes fender-benders

Durango police officers responded to a number of collisions, most of them minor, Thursday as Southwest Colorado dealtwith headaches caused by the of latest snowstorm cell, which left 11 inches of...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local engineer to run for commissioner

The field for La Plata County commissioner continues to grow, even with the election more than nine months away.Kenneth Root, a Durango engineer, announced his candidacy in an interview with The...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rep. 'sorry' about bill

The sponsor of a controversial bill that would have affected Fort Lewis College's American Indian student tuitionwaiver fund said Thursday the legislation likely will be killed and that she never...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storm No. 3 dumps a boatload

A major storm is pummeling Southwest Colorado with heavy snow. For drivers, it's creating headaches. For skiers andsnowboarders, it's long overdue. For students in Bayfield, Durango and Ignacio,...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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