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Riddle to reschedule CNN appearance

CNN bumped La Plata County Commissioner Joelle Riddle from appearing on a news show Friday night, opting instead to cover the fallout from this week's health-care summit. Riddle planned to...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

The sixth man

DATE: Feb. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man on backhoe rampage flips car, damages motel

A Cortez motel sustained considerable damage last weekend when a man allegedly went on a rampage with his backhoe.Freddy Jaramillo, 44, of Cortez was arrested by city police about 5 p.m. Saturday...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Making a racket

DATE: Feb. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man held for firing shots

A 21-year-old man is being held after firing shots from a modified shotgun in a mobile home park east of Durango.Justin Ray Romero was arrested on Valentine's Day at the Narrow Gauge Mobile Home...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County seeks good planning ideas

La Plata County wants your ideas. On Saturday, the county will hold an ideas forum as part of its comprehensive planning effort. The intent of the forum is to give residents an opportunity to...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Water project funds don't escape cuts

DENVER - The state's bank accounts for water projects continue to be tempting targets for legislators looking somewhere- anywhere - for extra money.Senators voted Wednesday to remove $2 million...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Coloradans to pay taxes on Web buys

DENVER - Coloradans' days of shopping tax-free on the Internet are coming to an end. Gov. Bill Ritter on Tuesday signed the so-called Amazon tax and eight other bills that repeal income-tax...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

No full-strength beer at some outlets

DENVER - The Legislature killed the latest effort by convenience stores to sell full-strength beer on Wednesday.House Bill 1186 died in a 3-8 vote in the House Finance Committee. It would have let...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango trash can changes aim to reduce bear conflicts

To fight back against scavenging bears, the Durango City Council might make it illegal to leave trash cans at the curbovernight.Councilors discussed proposed revisions to the city's solid waste...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Learning healthful habits

Students picked through literature, examined new programs and learned about fatty foods at Durango High School's secondannual Health Expo on Wednesday.One table detailing the risks of sexually...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Miller school closed for snow removal

Miller Middle School will be closed today as a heavy snow load is removed from its roof. Fire and school officials alsoclosed Needham Elementary School's cafeteria Wednesday after the principal...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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