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Colorado, California leading the way in pot-reform laws

Colorado has joined California to become one of only two states that have a semblance of a medical-marijuana distribution system, the executive director of National Organization for the Reform of...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

A fall coat

DATE: Oct. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

DMR aims for longer season

In a letter sent Friday to season passholders, Durango Mountain Resort sought to clarify its new operating schedule for the beginning and end of the upcoming ski season.With a little help from...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Telluride drug bust ends with 5 arrests

Local and federal authorities seized more than 15 pounds of cocaine and made five arrests this week in Telluride as part of a lengthy investigation.The Durango Police Department and the Southwest...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Solar panels lie fallow at rec center

The city of Durango is considering legal action to impel Golden-based company Novan Solar to finish connecting solar panels on top of the Durango Community Recreation Center.Nearly a year after the...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

State audit slams health department

State auditors who examined San Juan Basin Health Department’s finances found numerous problems, including sloppy or nonexistent documentation, inadequate procedures and outdated accounting...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Keeping watch

  

DATE: Oct. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durangoan pleads guilty to enticing child

A Durango man who tried to lure teenage boys on the Internet pleaded guilty Thursday to contributing to the delinquency of a minor and enticement of a child.According to terms of the plea...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

State deals with e-waste

DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers say they need to find alternatives for thousands of stereos, televisions and computers headed for the junk pile.Lawmakers say recycling the gear will cut down on...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Amdt. 23 may cut school budgets

DENVER — Colorado school districts should brace for cuts because of Amendment 23, the same law that has insulated public schools from previous recessions, lawmakers are warning. The...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Group recommends state take over child welfare authority

DENVER – The state government should take over child protective services from counties, according to a report that arrived on Gov. Bill Ritter’s desk this week.The controversial recommendation...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mercy wins lawsuit

A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of Mercy Regional Medical Center in a lawsuit alleging antitrust violations by the Durango hospital.Mercy prevailed before a three-judge panel of the U.S....

DATE: Oct. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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