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City of Durango

Ron LeBlanc, city managerThe records requester verbally asked Karen Ramirez, an administrative assistant in the City Manager’s Office, for LeBlanc’s contract early Tuesday morning.Ramirez gave the...

DATE: March 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield School District

Morris Ververs, superintendentThe records requester said he was making an open-records request; specifically, he would like to see the contract of the district superintendent.The smile of the...

DATE: March 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade

Dwayne Romero, executive directorThe records requester on Tuesday visited the agency office on the 27th floor of the World Trade Center building in downtown Denver, a short walk from the Capitol.A...

DATE: March 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Fire & Rescue Authority

Dan Noonan, chiefThe records requester made a verbal request for the chief’s contract to Human Resources Director Jodi Hayden early Tuesday morning.Hayden said all public record requests must be...

DATE: March 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Canine class hits the ‘Spot’

“Dogs do not like hugs and kisses,” Juliet Whitfield told a small group of kids Saturday at the Durango Community Recreation Center.Whitfield, a dog trainer and owner of Durango Dogs, presented a...

DATE: March 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Candidates vie for two City Council seats in April race

By April 18, Durango will have two new City Council members to replace outgoing council members Joe Colgan and Michael Rendon. Both outgoing officials say voters have a rich field of choices before...

DATE: March 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Locals refute anti-gay accusations

The Huffington Post published a “letter to Durango” last week, drawing national attention to a dispute between two local businessmen and a visiting filmmaker during the Durango Independent Film...

DATE: March 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Japan crisis is trouble for new Colorado uranium mill

The unfolding nuclear disaster in Japan is likely to delay plans to build a uranium mill in the Paradox Valley by at least a few months, said an executive at the company that owns the mill.The...

DATE: March 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Shearing their locks for a good cause

More than 25 people had their hair cut or shaved at the St. Baldrick’s event at Digs Restaurant in Three Springs, to be used for making wigs for children undergoing chemotherapy. More than 25 people had their hair cut or shaved, and the event raised more than $9,000 for children’s cancer research.

DATE: March 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tricycling for a good cause

Preschoolers in Durango hit the blacktop Friday to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. A dozen St. Paul’s Lutheran Church preschoolers tricycled for 30 minutes during the...

DATE: March 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio man get 16 years for sexual abuse

An Ignacio man has been sentenced to more than 16 years in federal prison for sexual abuse and abusive sexual contact.Adam Frost, 30, was found guilty Oct. 22, 2010, after a three-day trial. He was...

DATE: March 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceFriday 12:11 a.m. A hazardous situation was reported near Florida Road and North College Drive.12:32 a.m. Someone was stopped on suspicion of drunken driving at Denny’s Restaurant,...

DATE: March 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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