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Fed: Slump almost over

Colorado's economy still is trending downward and hasn't hit bottom yet, but when it does, Colorado will bounce back bigger than other states.Or so says the regional economist for the Federal...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fatal accident on Hwy. 140

A single-vehicle rollover took the life of a 26-year-old Farmington woman Thursday afternoon on Colorado Highway 140, about one mile north of the New Mexico boarder. A second accident occurred at...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local man honored by weather service

The National Weather Service has presented John Ey, the Lemon Reservoir gate master, a 2009 John Campanius Holm Award for his service to the agency's Cooperative Weather Observer Program.The award...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

River rest

DATE: Sept. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man holds up First National in Bayfield

BAYFIELD - A bank robber made off with an undisclosed amount of money after hitting the First National Bank of Durango's Bayfield branch about 1:50 p.m. Tuesday.Steve Short, First National's...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rangers distribute commodities

Founded in 1861, the Colorado Mounted Rangers has been a ready source of local labor in emergencies, assisting the state and federal government in La Plata County with hazardous waste cleanup,...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

City announces layoff of 12 employees

The city of Durango likely will eliminate 27 positions before the final version of the 2010 budget is approved in December. Twelve of the positions outlined for elimination are currently...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lieb proposes garden near Riverview School

A vacant lot near Riverview Elementary School, once the site of a contentious proposed development, could become a community garden under a proposal put to La Plata County commissioners Tuesday....

DATE: Sept. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tribal money to fund new tourism facility

The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe in Towaoc is providing some details on a new tourism center that will be built with a little more than $22.5 million issued as part of the $1 billion in stimulus provided...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snow one way or the other

DATE: Sept. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grant to pay for school's upgrade plans

Durango School District 9-R has been awarded $144,148 by the State Historical Fund to draw plans for renovations to the historic Durango High School, which now houses the district's administrative...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT clears unstable rocks

Suspended in harnesses, workers inched along the bluff Monday, 300 feet above Colorado Highway 3, freeing boulders to crash down.The goal of the work, scheduled to continue through Friday, is to...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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