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Section of Upper Florida Road may be transferred to county

Federal officials are looking to transfer a 1.8-mile section of Upper Florida Road north of Lemon Reservoir to La PlataCounty's jurisdiction.The segment begins at milepost 3.4, at a cattle guard,...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter storms headed to area

While another series of storms are predicted to hit Southwest Colorado over the next few days, shovelers and city beancounters can relax a little - the total accumulation is forecasted to be 6...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weekender

DATE: Feb. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

White golden for Silverton

Iconic snowboarder Shaun White has a gold medal around his neck. And the tiny hamlet Silverton now has a reputationworth gold. White brought Silverton to the world stage Wednesday night when he...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ash Wednesday services

DATE: Feb. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Senate measure extends permit date for drillers

DENVER - Gas and oil companies would get a deadline extension to file for water permits for their wells under a billthat started moving Wednesday in the state Legislature.But ranchers who own water...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Water fight skews budget

DENVER - Legislators decided Wednesday they had gone to the well one too many times in an attempt to balance theirbudget.The House turned back an attempt to drain the final $19 million out of a...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mourning funding cuts

Fort Lewis College students on Wednesday mourned the death of higher education in a mock funeral designed to drawattention to state budget cuts. College officials expect $4 million in state cuts...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield says no to marijuana

BAYFIELD - Bayfield town councilors have said “no" to medical marijuana dispensaries, at least for now.After Tuesday night's public hearing and an executive session, during which councilors' legal...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Power lunch

DATE: Feb. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Construction crews extending river trail

Work began this week on a quarter-mile section of the Animas River Trail running south from the Durango Mall, spanningthe river at the High Bridge and joining the existing trail at the La Plata...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield man hurt cutting firewood

A 40-year-old Bayfield man was taken to Mercy Regional Medical Center after a dead tree from which he was cuttingfirewood fell on him.Emergency personnel from Upper Pine Fire Protection District...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News