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County to discuss budget, decreasing revenue

La Plata County commissioners are meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday to discuss the 2010 budget. As of July 14, sales tax collections in the county were down 7.5 percent.

DATE: Oct. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dancing to diversity

DATE: Oct. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Down and dirty

DATE: Oct. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County Planning Commission recommends zoning

Five months after being charged with the task of examining the Montezuma County Comprehensive Land Use Plan, the county’s Planning Commission has made its recommendations.“We believe the plan is...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

11-year-old Durangoan world champion shooter

Lots of young boys like to play a shoot-’em-up cowboy. Not many do it with live ammo. Eleven-year-old Lyle Bryson does. And he’s pretty good at it. This summer, he earned the title of World...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Morley Cowles Ballantine: awards and editorials

Click on image below to zoom in. Click on arrows at the edge to turn the pages. AWARDS Mrs. Ballantine’s achievements and service have been honored many times during her lifetime. These are a few...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ballantine was passionate about many women's issues

Since her childhood, Durango Herald chairman and editor Morley Cowles Ballantine, who died Saturday, had been passionate about making women’s lives better. "I usually defer to her on women’s...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Most of all, Durango loses a friend

You can pass out accolade after accolade, but really, it boils down to this: Durango has lost a friend.Morley Ballantine was a friend of the arts, a friend of women’s issues, a big friend of Fort...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Heritage Celebration amazes all onlookers

Scandal! To exit the Diamond Belle on Saturday was to disbelieve one’s very eyes and confront a chilling vision of the future: women astride proudly in public in obscene cotton garments and men...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Police Department not staffing Escalante with officer

The Durango Police Department no longer staffs Escalante Middle School with a school resource officer, saying the school lies outside city limits, and city taxpayers shouldn’t have to foot the...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Herald editor Morley Ballantine dies

Morley Ballantine, 84, chairman and editor of The Durango Herald whose roots were in a Midwestern childhood and a newspaper-publishing family, died Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009, at her home in Durango...

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

Purgatory founder earns induction in Hall of Fame

The founder of Purgatory ski area will be inducted into the Durango Winter Sports Foundation Hall of Fame during its annual Winter Gala next month at Durango Mountain Resort.Raymond Duncan, a...

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

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