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Traveling troubadour

DATE: April 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rep. Salazar praises firefighters' efforts

Durango Fire & Rescue Authority officials continued their investigation into the cause of a Sunday morning fire that partially gutted the Newman Building at Eighth Street and Main Avenue, but as of...

DATE: April 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Salazar backs effort to save post offices

U.S. Rep. John Salazar has thrown his support behind a Durango woman's campaign to avoid a break in service when the U.S. Postal Service closes two satellite stations in the city."My office has...

DATE: April 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pedaling for funds

It was Monday, so he had to be in Durango, but the days were becoming a blur for Phil Keoghan, the host of The Amazing Race reality television program and staunch supporter of the fight against...

DATE: April 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango area sees violent weekend

Four people were stabbed in three separate incidents this weekend in La Plata County.The first incident occurred early Sunday at the Alpine Inn, 3515 Main Ave.Police learned of the incident about...

DATE: April 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nurse allegedly steals $18,000

A Bayfield woman who cared for the elderly was arrested Monday on suspicion of stealing thousands of dollars from a client.Earlene Bara, 58, turned herself in about 11 a.m. on an arrest warrant...

DATE: April 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hospital fee bill passes Senate

Gov. Bill Ritter's main health-care bill has passed the Senate.House Bill 1293 would charge hospitals a per-patient fee, which the state government would pool and use to collect matching funds from...

DATE: April 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Single-payer system clears vote

DENVER - The House has given initial approval to a single-payer health-care plan, but the bill's long-term prognosis is not certain.House Bill 1273 passed on a voice vote Monday evening. It will...

DATE: April 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Senate kills immigrant tuition bill

DENVER - On a narrow margin, the Senate killed a bill to give in-state college tuition to illegal immigrants who have attended Colorado high schools for at least three years.Five Democrats,...

DATE: April 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

What snow?

DATE: April 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire hits Main Avenue again

An early-morning fire Sunday shuttered about a dozen businesses and offices in the historic Newman Building - just a block from the site of another blaze a little over a year ago.Firefighters...

DATE: April 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC gets $1M gift

The Fort Lewis College Foundation has received a $1 million donation to fund a new Native American Center at the student union building.The large donation comes from the John and Sophie Ottens...

DATE: April 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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