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24th annual Chocolate Fantasia

DATE: Feb. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango City councilors seeking help renaming U.S. Highway 160

In what might be her last act as mayor, Leigh Meigs has been asked by her fellow councilors to find a new name for astretch of highway in city limits. And she wants your help. The Durango City...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Riddle to appear on CNN

Last year, Joelle Riddle got everyone's attention locally when she left the Democratic Party, declaring, “I work forall citizens of La Plata County regardless of their affiliation."Now she's gotten...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bill seeks election changes for co-ops

DENVER - Green-power advocates have turned to the Legislature for help in getting their allies elected to the boards ofrural electric cooperatives.A House panel approved a bill Thursday that would...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

District 9-R to reopen Miller today

Miller Middle School is expected to reopen today after district officials closed it Thursday because of a potentiallydangerous snow load on the roof.District officials discovered the snow on...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Riddle to reschedule CNN appearance

CNN bumped La Plata County Commissioner Joelle Riddle from appearing on a news show Friday night, opting instead to cover the fallout from this week's health-care summit. Riddle planned to...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

The sixth man

DATE: Feb. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man on backhoe rampage flips car, damages motel

A Cortez motel sustained considerable damage last weekend when a man allegedly went on a rampage with his backhoe.Freddy Jaramillo, 44, of Cortez was arrested by city police about 5 p.m. Saturday...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Making a racket

DATE: Feb. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man held for firing shots

A 21-year-old man is being held after firing shots from a modified shotgun in a mobile home park east of Durango.Justin Ray Romero was arrested on Valentine's Day at the Narrow Gauge Mobile Home...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County seeks good planning ideas

La Plata County wants your ideas. On Saturday, the county will hold an ideas forum as part of its comprehensive planning effort. The intent of the forum is to give residents an opportunity to...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Water project funds don't escape cuts

DENVER - The state's bank accounts for water projects continue to be tempting targets for legislators looking somewhere- anywhere - for extra money.Senators voted Wednesday to remove $2 million...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News