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Work before fun

DATE: Feb. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Senate committee backs proposal to ban plastic bags

DENVER - A proposal to ban plastic bags at supermarkets and other large stores by 2012 passed its first test at the state Capitol on Wednesday.The Senate Business, Labor and Technology Committee...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Budget, retirement change extension office

The retirement of Bob Salzer as director of the Colorado State University Cooperative Extension in Durango on Feb. 2 started a round of musical chairs.Darrin Parmenter, the office's horticulturist...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bound for Boulder

"Queen Elizabeth" and her three pups will make a 350-mile trip from Durango to Boulder today in hopes of finding a new home. Faced with more dogs than adoptions, the La Plata County Humane Society...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

State fines gold mine, rejects permit

DENVER - State regulators slapped a $10,000 fine on Wildcat Mining Corp. on Wednesday for operating a mine without a permit in La Plata Canyon.The Mined Land Reclamation Board also turned down...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

An ounce of prevention

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Panel passes Montezuma salary raises

DENVER - A bill to raise the salaries of future Montezuma County officials sailed through its first hearing Tuesday.The bill - House Bill 1203 by Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez - now goes to the full...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Parks part of council battle

Durango City Councilors Leigh Meigs and Scott Graham broke their silence Tuesday with a prepared joint statement explaining their decision to recuse themselves from the ongoing Parks, Open Space...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Connector trail makes progress

New segments continue to be added to a trail that one day could connect Durango to Bayfield, officials involved in the effort told La Plata County commissioners on Tuesday.The project, sponsors of...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police arrest 5 in overnight burglaries

With some help from Mother Nature, the Durango Police Department arrested five burglary suspects in connection with three separate incidents early Tuesday.The first incident occurred about 1 a.m....

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Much more powder to come

Today should be clear, but residents can expect more snow through the next seven days, with storms in the area Thursday and Saturday and more heavy snowfall in mountain passes and at ski...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Series of storms heading this way

Southwest Colorado can expect one storm after another traveling through the area well into next week."There's a fast, progressive flow over the whole country right now," said Ellen Heffernan, a...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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