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Man accused of vandalizing mosque arrested for missing court

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) – A former Army medic accused of breaking glass doors and throwing a Bible into a Colorado mosque has been arrested after skipping another court appearance. The Fort...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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‘Wine for Whiskers’ fundraiser to be held Tuesday

D-SNiP, Dogster’s spay and neuter program, will hold its “Wine for Whiskers” fundraiser from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bank of Colorado, 1199 Main Ave. Cost is $15, and wine, cheese, chocolate and a...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Santa Rita Park to be fertilized Tuesday and Wednesday

Turf fertilizer will be applied Tuesday and Wednesday at Santa Rita Park, 149 S. Camino del Rio, including the soccer field, Whitewater Park and the area adjacent to the playground, weather...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Pine River Library to offer canning workshop

Wendy Rice of the La Plata County Extension Office will offer “Canning Basics for Safe Preserving,” a class about preserving food at home, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Pine River Library, 395...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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DHS class of 1987 to hold July reunion

The Durango High School class of 1987 will hold its 30-year reunion July 14 at El Rancho Tavern, 975 Main Ave., and a picnic July 15 at Rainbow Sprint Trout Farm, 378 Lyman Lane. All 1987 graduates...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Calendar for June 26-30

Monday Prayers for Our Children, all-day event, Christian Science Reading Room, 1166 East Third Ave., 247-0218. Paul Wilbert memorial passeggiata, 4:30 p.m., Buckley Park, 1200 Main Ave.,...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Photo: Pride on the rapids

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Brush fire breaks out behind Folsom Park

A brush fire behind Folsom Park in Durango broke out Sunday afternoon, consuming a shed before it was quickly extinguished by the Durango Fire Protection District. Around 5 p.m., a brush fire...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Man found dead Sunday from apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound

A 60-year-old male was found dead on Sunday from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound on a trail near Haviland Lake, according to the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office. Investigator Peter...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Residents prompted to practice lightning safety June though September

Gov. John Hickenlooper officially declared June 18 to 24 as Colorado Lightning Safety Awareness Week to encourage residents to learn the facts and heed the hazards of thunderbolts, especially...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Energy Office funding cut reveals split on state vision

DENVER – Funding for the Colorado Energy Office was cut off recently – but not for budget reasons. Instead, it was about the vision for the office. The Energy Office is an executive office...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Motorboats pile up at McPhee Reservoir

Because of the motorized-boating restrictions at the majority of southwest-Colorado reservoirs, McPhee Reservoir has seen an 85 percent increase at its boat-ramp inspection station from last year....

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News