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Green groups pump up Pace

Editor’s note: This is the Herald’s weekly roundup of campaign news.Conservation groups have begun to weigh in for state Rep. Sal Pace, D-Pueblo, in his campaign to unseat U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton,...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

A 10-ring circus

DATE: Feb. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceFriday 12:48 a.m. Someone reported a disturbance between two men and a woman in the 1200 block of Florida Road.12:53 a.m. A man was refusing to leave The Summit bar, 600 Main Ave....

DATE: Feb. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Auf Wiedersehen and sayonara to FLC classes

A year after Fort Lewis College eliminated three majors in a round of across-the-board budget cuts, administrators have decided to eliminate the college’s German and Japanese classes for the fall...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wellness may come in a bag

An inflatable pressurized bag to treat high-altitude sickness, once his only stock in trade, has become a minor item in Carl Darnell’s booming customized medical supplies business, Chinook Medical...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

On the airplane, no smoking means exactly that: No. Smoking.

A traveler narrowly avoided criminal charges after lighting a cigarette onboard a Southwest Airlines flight that had to refuel at the Durango-La Plata County Airport.Daniel Villalobos, whose age...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colo. pot activists try, try again

DENVER – Marijuana activists in Colorado turned in thousands more signatures Friday in an effort to once again put a legalization initiative on the ballot.The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Some lawmakers are digging the use of gold

DENVER – Worried that the U.S. dollar may not be good as gold, some Colorado lawmakers are pushing a bill to legalize gold and silver coins as usable currency.The bill would not lead to people...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Department may get clean bill of health

San Juan Basin Health Department may open this morning after being closed for three days because of a mercury spill.The spill occurred about 10 a.m. Tuesday on the second floor of the Columbine...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Latest Animas put-in sparks debate

As a whitewater rafting guide for more than 20 years, Aaron Lombardo has seen a few passengers fall out of the boat but has never lost anybody permanently.For the last two days, Lombardo subjected...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC hosts student-organized event

Speakers took different views on indigenous education and leadership at Fort Lewis College’s Native American and Indigenous Leadership Conference on Thursday. But perhaps a more powerful...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceWednesday 8:23 a.m. Someone discovered graffiti in an alley in the 400 block of Florida Road.8:52 a.m. A man was passed out in a white sedan at Everyday, 799 E. College Drive.9:57...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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