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Panel diagnoses high court decision

DENVER – The Supreme Court’s ruling last week on President Barack Obama’s signature health-care law won’t be the last word on the subject, panelists at a business group’s breakfast said Monday.The...

DATE: July 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Here, fishy-fishy

DATE: July 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Enrollment for cancer study offered

The annual Relay for Life at Fort Lewis College, a fundraiser for cancer research and treatment, will have an added facet this year.Participants may enroll in a 30-year study of how environment,...

DATE: July 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lightning sparks small fires in area

Lightning from a summer thunderstorm passing through the area has sparked several small fires.“We have seven reported fires,” said Interagency Fire Dispatch Manager Kit Kemsley at about 6:50 p.m....

DATE: July 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico emissions case gains delay

ALBUQUERQUE – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday gave New Mexico officials, the state’s largest electricity provider and others more time to sort out a solution for curbing...

DATE: July 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Utah to restrict gun use for fire season

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and other officials reversed themselves Monday and declared the state had the power to restrict gun use on tinder-dry public lands in the wake of another...

DATE: July 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Fatal crash grounds key part of firefighting fleet in West

COLORADO SPRINGS – The deadly crash of a military cargo plane fighting a South Dakota wildfire forced officials to ground seven other Air Force air tankers, removing critical firefighting aircraft...

DATE: July 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

The'long, hard trip' to help

Editors Note: This four-day series looks at the experiences of returning veterans and the challenges they face.By Katie BurfordHerald City EditorTo understand war's impact on service members, one...

DATE: July 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Van provides lift for vets seeking specialized help

It is before dawn, and Mike Amato, the retired superintendent of the city of Durango water-treatment plant, is sitting in the driver’s seat of the Disabled American Veterans SUV doing paperwork...

DATE: July 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

He lived and fought among the people

Christian Warren looks like any 20-something Fort Lewis College student: tall and lanky in jeans and T-shirt with his sun-bleached hair moused into a short, spiky peak.He smiles easily and displays...

DATE: July 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cutting corners

DATE: July 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ex-Durango fire chief, wife perish in air crash

Durango’s former fire chief and his wife, a former executive director of the La Plata County Humane Society, were killed in a helicopter crash in Arizona that likely occurred Saturday, said Dwight...

DATE: July 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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