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Commissioners consider cuts to county budget

A cut by the county to the area's USDA Wildlife Service's agency - which eliminates predators that prey on arealivestock - was discussed at Wednesday's county budget forum.The public hearing first...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Anti-tax questions OK'd for 2010 ballot

DENVER - Two measures on November's ballot would give large tax cuts to Coloradans and roll back some of Gov. BillRitter's major policies.Critics say the measures would cause drastic cuts to state...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Do you believe?

DATE: Dec. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

As far as the eye can see

DATE: Dec. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man dies in pond

A Durango man died in a single-vehicle rollover late Monday evening or early Tuesday morning on a private drive west ofElmore's Corner in Grandview. The driver was identified as James Michael...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snow knocks out power, closes schools, government

A Pacific snowstorm deposited heavy snowfall on the Durango area Monday night, leaving 1,200 customers in the areawithout power. Nearly 4 feet fell in portions of the San Juan Mountains, with...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bring it on!

DATE: Dec. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Downtown merchants asked to clear sidewalks

Businesses in downtown Durango are being asked by the city to clear the sidewalks of snow in preparation for NoelNight. City street crews have been plowing snow around the clock for the past two...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bill would establish private-loan ombudsman

A bill co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet would establish an ombudsman to help college students struggling withprivate loans.Students currently have no federal official appointed to help them...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

City OKs $46M budget

The Durango City Council unanimously approved City Manager Ron LeBlanc's final budget at Tuesday's special meeting, buthis proposed legislative policy agenda ran into dispute.Councilors briefly...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service to spend millions to fight bark beetle outbreak

The federal government will spend $30 million to protect against dead and falling trees in Rocky Mountain forests,Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Tuesday.However, Southwest Colorado's...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

School delays and closure

Durango School District will be on a two-hour delay today. Bus schedules will also be delayed. School will end at its regular time. Schools in the Ignacio District will be closed today. Bayfield...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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