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Silverton files fiber complaint about Qwest

San Juan County and the Town of Silverton filed a complaint Wednesday with the Public Utilities Commission against Denver-based Qwest Communications in an attempt to get fiber optic lines run to...

DATE: July 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hawk's death puzzles electric co-op

A fledgling red-tailed hawk testing its wings east of Durango was electrocuted by a power pole that was supposed to be bird-safe, leaving La Plata Electric Association puzzled over the raptor's...

DATE: July 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceWednesday12:26 a.m. A hazardous situation was reported near South Camino del Rio and Sawyer Drive.12:56 a.m. A case of criminal mischief occurred in the Island Cove Mobile Home Park,...

DATE: July 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fourth of July schedule of events

DurangoJuly 47:30-10:30 a.m. Rotary Club of Durango's All-American Pancake Breakfast, Rotary Park, 1565 East Second Ave.9 a.m. Durango Parks & Recreation's Freedom 5K, free, all ages, Rotary Park,...

DATE: July 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado State exits Hesperus site

Just more than a century ago, the U.S. government might have tried to kill Alray Nelson at Fort Lewis. But Wednesday,the Fort Lewis College student body president was there to keep alive the memory...

DATE: July 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

British luxury car invasion returns to Durango via Skyway

Each summer the roads of Durango are congested with RVs, cars with license plates from all 50 states and buses pullingrafts, but this year there was a new addition: Eight Bentley Supersports...

DATE: July 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Briefs

Udall renews plea for bark beetle money DENVER (AP) - Colorado's brisk wildfire season has U.S. Sen. Mark Udall asking whether there are enough federal resources and where and how money intended...

DATE: July 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

Edible wild plants hike to be held July 13 Learn how to find and prepare edible wild plants in the area with Katrina Blair, co-founder of Turtle Lake Refuge, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 13 at the...

DATE: July 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Economists expect bigger job losses in 2010

DENVER (AP) — Economists expect Colorado to lose many more jobs than initially expected in 2010 as businesses remainwary of hiring workers. University of Colorado economist Richard Wobbekind on...

DATE: June 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

City considers law to distance pot growers

With the first provisions of a law aimed at regulating the burgeoning medical marijuana industry in Colorado going into effect Thursday, Durango City Council is preparing to amend the city's...

DATE: June 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

District 9-R to move on tax measure

The Durango School District 9-R Board of Education agreed unanimously Tuesday to begin preparing a ballot measure that would raise property taxes. A private donation may make the campaign...

DATE: June 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Blazing a trail

It all started 20 years ago with a developer, real estate appraiser, and a gas and oil consultant who shared a common goal in land-use planning: to build and preserve a trail system in Durango.Thus...

DATE: June 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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