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Walmart pitches in to feed hungry

The Durango Food Bank now gets food from the local Walmart - food that once was destined for the trash can. The food bank has been designated to receive Walmart's donations of meat, produce,...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pagosa family faces separation

PAGOSA SPRINGS - A Mexican proverb to the effect that hope is the last thing to die is sustaining a local woman whosehusband, an illegal alien from the state of Chihuahua, has been ordered to leave...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

'Maximo' is Mercy's 1st baby in 2010

After a satisfying meal at Applebees, a Bayfield woman gave birth Saturday to the first baby of 2010 at Mercy RegionalMedical Center.Maximo Christopher Aragon, son of Patricia and Shane Aragon, was...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bennet: New energy jobs will help

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, speaking Sunday in Durango, said it will take new investments in education, energy and smallbusinesses for America to fully recover from its economic slump. He spoke...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

TABOR foes target 2011 for vote

DENVER - The name alone could cure insomnia: the Long-Term Fiscal Stability Commission.This group of legislators and citizen experts met during the summer to discuss Colorado's budget crisis. Part...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bruce's baby is loved by Republicans, feared by Democrats

DENVER - Of all the politicians in Colorado, no one is simultaneously more important and less liked than Douglas Bruce. In 2008, his one year at the Legislature, the Colorado Springs Republican...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man fights for wife

Anyone who enters or lives in the United States illegally - no matter the reason - easily may run afoul of Immigrationand Customs Enforcement.Durango resident Niels Schroeder is battling the...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

USSA Southern Series Ski Races

DATE: Jan. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flaw in the law

Last autumn in the 80-year-old elementary school in Center, a teacher heard a startling crash. It didn't take long to figure out what it was, because it's happened before - falling plaster...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

TABOR's legacy: Tax cuts, more local government

DENVER - Once upon a time, there was a land where the government had too much money, so once a year it sent everyone acheck.That place was Colorado in the late 1990s.The checks - up to $570 for...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Obama cites alleged link

HONOLULU - An al-Qaida affiliate in Yemen apparently ordered the Christmas Day plot against a U.S. airliner, trainingand arming the 23-year-old Nigerian man accused in the failed bombing, President...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mother Teresa, Gene Autry on upcoming U.S. stamps

WASHINGTON - Nobel Prize winner Mother Teresa and Pulitzer Prize winner Bill Mauldin will be honored on U.S. postagestamps next year.Joining them will be Oscar-winning actress Katharine Hepburn,...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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