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Roadrunner Transit to change route Roadrunner Transit will change its pick-up location Aug. 17 for buses running from Durango to Ignacio and Bayfield.Roadrunner buses will arrive and depart from...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire near McPhee proves to be beneficial

A lightning-sparked fire near McPhee reservoir is behaving as expected, and officials want it to run its course to reap ecological benefits.On Thursday afternoon, lightning is suspected of sparking...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge allows sexual assault charges

A judge upheld three sexual assault charges against a former juvenile-detention employee Thursday during a preliminary hearing in District Court.The ruling means prosecutors can proceed with felony...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pelosi pushes health-care reform in Denver

DENVER - Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi visited Colorado to boost support for her party's health-care reform efforts Thursday, just as both sides are clashing at town meetings around the...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Water district talks of A-LP recreation

SILVERTON - A committee that took on the job of bringing recreation to Lake Nighthorse when the case seemed hopeless, picked up some moral support Thursday, but, more importantly, some financial...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

False report of plane crash rankles crews

The headache one unidentified man is feeling in La Plata County Jail this morning is nothing compared to the headache he caused emergency personnel and volunteers who responded to a fake plane...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bear sightings increase from 2008

Bryan Peterson, the founder and one-man staff of Bear Smart Durango, is shaking his head in wonderment.The number of black-bear sightings or incidents of bears raiding garbage cans, barbecue grills...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chicken it out

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

Meeting on Twin Buttes to be held Wednesday The public is invited to a meeting about the status of the Twin Buttes project from 5 to 7 p.m. Wedneday in the downstairs Program Room at the Durango...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Health-club gunman angry at women

BRIDGEVILLE, Pa. - George Sodini seethed with anger and frustration toward women. He couldn't understand why they ignored him, despite his best efforts to look nice. He hadn't had a girlfriend...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman suspected of drunken driving

A Durango woman suspected of drunken driving took out three road signs and nearly caused a head-on collision Wednesday on U.S. Highway 550, south of city limits.Ellen Trost, 44, was booked into the...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hair-raising education

DATE: Aug. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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