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Man discovered dead at Durango motel

A 31-year-old man was found dead Friday morning of an apparent drug overdose in the room where he had been living at the Days End Motel, 2202 Main Ave."His friends were the last ones to see him and...

DATE: March 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

UFO believers gather at symposium

AZTEC - Michael Salla dresses neatly. He wears crisp, white slacks with a simple white jacket worn over a crisp, purple collared shirt. He has a warm gaze, and his gray hair is combed nicely to one...

DATE: March 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

District suggests idea for A-LP recreation

Members of an Animas-La Plata Water Conservancy District subcommittee think they may have hit on a solution to develop recreation at Lake Nighthorse.With a little seed money to hire a professional...

DATE: March 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Red Cross honors community heroes

The Southwest Colorado chapter of the American Red Cross held its second annual Breakfast of Champions on Friday to honor local heroes, including a man who found a missing friend in dire straits...

DATE: March 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Study uncovers FLC faculty issues

Fort Lewis College professors are overworked, underpaid and toil in a less-than-favorable academic climate, according to the initial findings of a campus faculty task force charged with improving...

DATE: March 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Foods class students learn from local experts

The term "home ec" is so outmoded, but that's what seventh- and eighth-graders at Escalante Middle School who chose the foods class elective taught by Jan Tuchscherer were involved in Thursday...

DATE: March 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Three-legged service dog keeps up care for teen with cerebral palsy

COLORADO SPRINGS - The timeless act of the faithful dog resting his wet nose on his loving boy's lap is a bit more complicated with Comet and his master, Veren Betzen.First, Comet has to jump over...

DATE: March 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sprucing up

DATE: March 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

New water district seeks funding ideas

Members of the board of the La Plata-Archuleta Water District  looked to see if residents were willing to pay for rural water needs in the face of countywide growth Thursday night at a public...

DATE: March 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado facing steep drop in severance-tax revenues

DENVER - Colorado severance taxes on natural-gas and oil production will plunge 84 percent to $40 million in fiscal year 2010, according to a forecast by economists at the nonpartisan Colorado...

DATE: March 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bike buffer bill advances

DENVER - Drivers, move over. And cyclists, stay in line.The state House has given initial approval for a bill that requires drivers to respect a 3-foot buffer zone when passing bicyclists. But...

DATE: March 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storm easy on Durango

With a spring storm roaring across the state Thursday, winter proved reluctant to leave Colorado like a lamb.Gov. Bill Ritter declared the state a disaster area Thursday in a news release that also...

DATE: March 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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