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Brookings researchers warn of more flight delays

DALLAS – Lengthy airline delays are twice as common now as in 1990 and will get worse as the economy recovers, according to a Brookings Institution report released Thursday. The researchers said...

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

In with the old

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

H1N1 vaccine arrives in town

The San Juan Basin Health Department received its first supply of H1N1 vaccine Friday for use in La Plata and Archuleta counties. The 800 doses of nasal spray will be distributed among medical...

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

Durango Airport sees record traffic

The Durango-La Plata County Airport saw record passenger traffic in September, continuing a strong run despite the weak economy.During the month, 14,552 passengers departed from Durango, a record...

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

Fort Lewis hires search company

The Fort Lewis College Board of Trustees has hired a national firm to search for the college’s next president.Academic Search Inc. of Washington, D.C., will conduct the search, led by senior...

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

Grant to fund domestic violence lawyer

The 6th Judicial District Attorney's Office has won a federal stimulus grant to hire a lawyer to prosecute domestic violence cases in the three-county district.As it is now, domestic violence cases...

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

Riddle must be write-in on '10 ballot

La Plata County Commissioner Joelle Riddle is facing an unintended consequence of her decision to disaffiliate with the Democratic Party: She can’t have her name on the ballot in 2010.To have...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Discovery Museum, 9-R join forces

Durango School District 9-R and the Durango Discovery Museum have reached an agreement to provide science programs and pursue grants together. The memorandum of understanding, announced Wednesday,...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Class-assigned book irks Cortez parents

A book assigned in an English class to a Cortez high school student was offensive, vulgar and demeaning, a parent told the Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 Board of Education meeting Tuesday...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Recycling's Andrews leaves job for LPEA

The founder and former director of the city’s recycling program has left to serve as the new energy management adviser at La Plata Electric Association.Longtime public environmentalist Nancy...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

River flow down

Those bare rocks in the Animas River are telling a story. An early snowmelt and an unimpressive monsoon season left the flow in the Animas last month well below what it was in September 2002 – what...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Petition seeks to suspend lawyer

A Durango lawyer who is charged with grand theft in Florida has been recommended for suspension from the Colorado bar, pending disciplinary proceedings.The Colorado Supreme Court’s Attorney...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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