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No arrests yet in bomb threats

No arrests had been made as of Thursday evening in a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of three schools and the LaPlata County Courthouse on Wednesday.The threat was determined to be a...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT, city work to clear snow, ice

After several days of complaints by Durango High School parents, business owners and residents along the snowy strip ofU.S. highway in city limits, the sidewalks on north Main Avenue and U.S....

DATE: Dec. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chilly morning

DATE: Dec. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

'Pine River' prepares for future growth

By Patrick YoungHerald Staff WriterBAYFIELD - Preparing for Bayfield's growth - including a possible name change - was a central theme of Tuesday night'sTown Council meeting.A presentation by Jack...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mercy lifts H1N1 visitor restrictions

Effective immediately, Mercy Regional Medical Center has lifted restrictions that were imposed in late October to limitthe exposure of patients, staff members and visitors to the H1N1 flu virus. ...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis bans possessing medical marijuana on campus

Fort Lewis College will no longer allow students to smoke or possess medical marijuana on campus. The change came about Monday after The Durango Herald published a front-page story mentioning that...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bomb threat empties schools

An unidentified man made a bomb threat Wednesday morning that forced the evacuation of three schools and the La PlataCounty Courthouse in Durango. The threats all proved to be false. Authorities...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

City buys 200 acres by Perins Peak

The Durango City Council agreed to purchase 200 acres of open space west of town at Tuesday's meeting. The parcel adjoins the Twin Buttes project near the Colorado Division of Wildlife -owned...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County OKs $70M budget

La Plata County commissioners on Tuesday passed a 2010 budget that reduces expenditures by 11 percent compared with theprevious year's budget as the county braces for a precipitous decline in...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Salazar not sold on Village idea

Rep. John Salazar is not ready to support a land exchange for the Village at Wolf Creek, but he hasn't ruled it out,either. “It's my opinion that there needs to be more consensus built on either...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

CUB facelift

DATE: Dec. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango 9-R school board approves budget

The Durango school board has approved an amended $39.1 million budget for 2009-10, but district officials are eyeingadditional cuts.The amended Durango School District 9-R budget cuts more than...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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