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Film festival's curtain rises

DATE: March 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Region escapes state's weak snow season

The gulf between Southwest Colorado and the rest of the state in terms of snowpack percentages shrank a bit inFebruary, but an El Niño storm track continues to favor the area.The combined San Juan,...

DATE: March 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Purgatory plans to extend season

Skiers who rejoiced over all the snow Southwest Colorado got this winter can rejoice some more. Purgatory at DurangoMountain Resort is planning to extend its season. The resort announced Monday...

DATE: March 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

State Dems reject GOP plan for cuts

DENVER - Democrats quickly disposed Wednesday of a GOP plan to make across-the-board cuts in state government.Senate Minority Leader Josh Penry proposed $17.8 million in additional pay cuts this...

DATE: March 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trustees say 'no' to supporting company's use of stimulus money

Bayfield's trustees voted against supporting a business that wants to bring high-speed Internet to the town overconcerns the company would be using federal stimulus money.Southwest Colorado...

DATE: March 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield favors Sunday over July 4th

Independence Day will be coming a day early in Bayfield in part because of concerns raised about holding celebrationson a Sunday. At their regular Tuesday meeting, town trustees unanimously voted...

DATE: March 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Thieves steal from mall ATM

An automated-teller machine was vandalized and cash was stolen last weekend at the Durango Mall.The theft was reported at 2:28 a.m. Sunday at the mall, 800 South Camino del Rio. An undisclosed...

DATE: March 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman suffers minor injuries in Forest Lakes crash

A 30-year-old woman suffered minor injuries Wednesday in a two-car accident on County Road 501 north of Bayfield.The accident was reported about 7:26 a.m. at the northern entrance of the Forest...

DATE: March 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

School board learns skills with seminar

Durango school board members participated in a “Webinar" on Wednesday where they heard how to communicate to the publicabout budget cuts.Only three board members - President Floyd Patterson, Joe...

DATE: March 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

McPhee breakwater work begins

A project to make fishing and boating more pleasurable at McPhee Reservoir northwest of Dolores is scheduled to getstarted when retreating snow allows.Funding received last year through a U.S. Fish...

DATE: March 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vectra Bank in Durango robbed

Vectra Bank, 1101 East Second Ave, in Durango was robbed at approximately 2:40 p.m. Thursday. Police have cordoned off the building, which is just a block from the police station. The suspect is...

DATE: March 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gas leak clears out Riverview school

Melting snow likely caused a handful of natural-gas leaks throughout Durango on Tuesday, including one at RiverviewElementary School, which was evacuated.In addition to the school, gas leaks were...

DATE: March 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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