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Historic wagon road could derail land swap

A wagon road long ago abandoned has found new life at the center of a modern-day land deal. The Animas Canyon Toll Road was the key route between Animas City and Silverton before the train...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

UN's Ban visits capital to support relief efforts

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon made an emotional visit to the Haiti peacekeeping mission'sdevastated headquarters Sunday and delivered a message of hope to the country's...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Denver mayor: Gas rules flawed

DENVER - The newly minted Democratic candidate for governor thinks Gov. Bill Ritter's environmental rules for thenatural-gas industry are “excessive."Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper told reporters...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cave away from home

DATE: Jan. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Revvin' the engine

DATE: Jan. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Car crash closes highway near Iron Horse

A two-car accident closed U.S. Highway 550 just north of Durango city limits on Monday. The accident occurred about 12:55 p.m. near the north end of the Iron Horse Inn, 5800 Main Ave. According...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Here's to my night life ... and Big Mac

First of all, I'd like to thank the fine folks at Fort Lewis College for looking out for my own personalwell-being.Shortly before the new year, I got an e-mail from FLC sports information director...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

New rules for ATVs in some areas

Off-road enthusiasts will face new limitations on national forest lands this year. Under the new rules, motorized vehicles, with the exception of snowmobiles, must stay on designated roads and...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Faking It

The counter at Sixth Street Liquor serves as a warning to anyone who would dare present a fake ID. A collection of fake driver's licenses that employees have confiscated from customers stares up...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Florida Road work to resume

During construction, Florida Road between East Animas Road and East Third Avenue will be limited to one-way inboundtraffic only. Drivers who wish to travel outbound will be detoured via 32nd Street...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Candidates toss hats in the ring for La Plata County offices

The 2010 political season is heating up in La Plata County with several residents announcing this week their candidacyfor various elected offices, including county commissioner, sheriff and...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Joelle Riddle challenges election laws

La Plata County Commissioner Joelle Riddle switched from the Democratic Party to unaffiliated status, and state Sen.Bruce Whitehead went in the opposite direction - from an unaffiliated...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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