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Bayfield approves $100,000 to provide road fixes

BAYFIELD – Bayfield drivers rejoice: The town’s roads are set to receive a $100,000 face-lift.Town Manager Justin Clifton said Thursday road repair took a back seat to the more pressing issues of...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Payday lender donations at issue in attorney general race

DENVER – A Democratic candidate for attorney general has charged that the payday lending industry might be improperly influencing rules for the high-interest loans.Attorney general candidate Stan...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Polo pursuits

Terrina Tafoya of Durango controls the ball during a game of bike polo Thursday evening while teammate Lenore Brieger rides alongside in Rotary Park. The women also play Sunday evenings around 6 p.m., and they are seeking more players.

DATE: Aug. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Arizona law ignites debate

A man with a medium build and salt-and-pepper hair settled into the couch at the mobile home where he agreed to be interviewed on the condition of anonymity.Guardedly, he began to tell his story....

DATE: Aug. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Occupational hazard

DATE: Aug. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceWednesday1:17 a.m. Someone was in possession of marijuana and/or drug paraphernalia near 25th Street and Main Avenue.4:57 p.m. A noise disturbance was reported in the 20300 block of...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colo. artifact dealer pleads guilty

DENVER – A Grand Junction man has pleaded guilty to selling an ancient American Indian artifact that was taken from public land by a Utah state archaeologist.Robert B. Knowlton, 67, originally was...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Texan hurt on hike near Junction Creek

A Texas man was treated and released from Mercy Regional Medical Center late Tuesday after falling 25 feet on a hike near Junction Creek.The man was injured climbing below Bessie G Mine, said Butch...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Riddle sues state over campaign finance

DENVER – La Plata County Commissioner Joelle Riddle is back in federal court with a new lawsuit on behalf of unaffiliated candidates.The former Democrat left her party last year and sued...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

BP removes vehicle logos

The local BP office has stricken the company logo from its vehicle fleet after harassment complaints from employees.Curtis Thomas, local spokesman for BP, the county’s largest gas producer, said...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘God won't abandon us'

In summer, the lower Rio Grande River basin is a sauna – suffocating and strength-sapping.It was no different one day in June 1985 when 17-year-old Mariana Cortes crowded into a tiny compartment...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Why don’t they just get legal?’: State of the law

Shea Fitzekam, the only immigration lawyer in the Four Corners, hears the same thing all the time from people she meets.“The most common thing I hear when I tell people I’m an immigration attorney...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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