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BP moves to cut subcontractor costs

BP America has asked its suppliers throughout the Rockies to immediately reduce costs by 25 percent, an effort by the natural gas giant to slash expenses that could reverberate dramatically through...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durangoans celebrate trail agreement

The agreement reached Tuesday between the city of Durango and the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is expected to end years of frustration for north Durango residents eager for a share of...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Low-carbon emission delivery vehicle

DATE: Feb. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Teen recovering after hockey injury

A 15-year-old Gunnison boy was in serious condition Thursday night after suffering a head injury at Chapman Hill Ice Rink.The injury occurred Saturday night during the first period of the hockey...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

County residents differ on predator funding

A controversy about whether to fund government programs that kill predators of livestock has drawn mixed reactions in La Plata County.Commissioner Wally White said the program is ineffective and a...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local recalls youth in Nazi Germany

Several minutes into a retelling of his time as a member of Hitler Youth, Durangoan Jurgen Herbst described the morning after Kristallnacht for the audience of about 150 at  Fort Lewis College on...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

GOP fights over state budget limit

DENVER - Plans to repeal a state budget law have touched off a nasty fight inside the Republican Party.The so-called "6 percent limit" prevents the state general fund from growing more than 6...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bill to scale back gas, oil rules delayed

DENVER - A Republican attempt to scale back new rules for gas and oil production ended in confusion Wednesday night.House Bill 1255 by Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Yuma, is still alive after the House...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Senate Dems want to use stimulus for health care

DENVER - State senators on Wednesday quickly found ways to use money from the stimulus bill that President Barack Obama signed in Denver just a day earlier.Majority-party Democrats voted to restore...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Consultants pitch smart growth ideas

A day after news hit that La Plata County commissioners would scrap their 2007 land-use plan for fear that it would help increase, rather than decrease, sprawl, county officials and representatives...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

N.M. mom stumps for Colorado DNA law

DENVER - The mother of a New Mexico murder victim says Colorado could prevent murders by collecting DNA samples from people arrested for felonies. Jayann Sep-ich spoke to seven lawmakers Wednesday...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

An evening glide

DATE: Feb. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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