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Consultant named interim planning head

Gary T. Suiter, a Carbondale-based consultant, will step in as La Plata County’s interim planning director when Erick Aune leaves early next year, officials announced this week.Aune resigned Dec....

DATE: Dec. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

White Christmas? Not with fresh snow

A 60 percent chance of snow is forecast by the National Weather Service for today, the first official day of winter, but skies should be clear and sunny Christmas Day.“The storm doesn’t look too...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lodgers tax increase on hold until Nov.

City officials probably will have to wait until November 2012 to put to voters a proposed increase in the lodgers tax.They had hoped to have the tax increase appear on the ballot in April but...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ready, aim, tally

Bird enthusiasts got up early Sunday to dust off their binoculars and break out their guide books for the 112th annual Christmas Bird Count.Each year, the count, which is the world’s...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Poumay gets release, heads home

Durango resident Michel Poumay was on his way home Wednesday night after more than three weeks in detention after a problem with Immigration and Customs Enforcement at Denver International...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Florida Road rollover

DATE: Dec. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man wins Lamborghini, crashes it six hours later

SALT LAKE CITY – A truck driver who won a Lamborghini worth about $300,000 in a convenience-store contest crashed the sports car six hours after he got it, and he now plans to sell the...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Politicians: TABOR will survive

COLORADO SPRINGS (AP) – Supporters and opponents of former state Rep. Douglas Bruce say his conviction on tax-evasion charges Wednesday won’t shake the foundation of the anti-tax activist’s largest...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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DATE: Dec. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Miles lives – and needs a home

Miles, a 3-year-old American pit bull terrier, is a scrapper.Adopted from the Humane Society of La Plata County on Thursday, he went missing the same day from his new home in Dolores. A humane...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Oh rubber Christmas tree’

DATE: Dec. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceTuesday 3:51 a.m. A man passed out in the lobby at the DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Main Ave.Monday 9:34 a.m. Two women were fighting at Spanish Trails Inn & Suites, 3141 Main Ave.10:43 a.m....

DATE: Dec. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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