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N.M. border town suffers another blow

COLUMBUS, N.M. – Two years ago, when Angelo Vega took over the Columbus police force, he vowed to push back forcefully against the dusty New Mexico border town’s rough recent past: allegations of...

DATE: March 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Local couple await word from son near epicenter

A local couple are anxiously awaiting news from their son and daughter-in-law, who are living in Japan in close proximity to the epicenter of a massive earthquake that struck east of the island...

DATE: March 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

GOP gives gov high praise at midpoint

DENVER – With half the annual legislative session over, state leaders’ evaluations of their own success depend on where they sit.The session’s going fine, said Gov. John Hickenlooper.It’s more of...

DATE: March 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceFriday 4:39 a.m. A business alarm was set off in Town Plaza.Thursday 7:22 a.m. Someone was driving recklessly in the 1300 block of South Camino del Rio.8:05 a.m. Graffiti appeared in...

DATE: March 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

A day anything was possible

DATE: March 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fraud suspect arrested in Ill.

A former Durango man charged in connection with a Ponzi scheme was arrested Thursday in Chicago.Mark Akins is scheduled to make an initial appearance Wednesday in federal court in Chicago, said...

DATE: March 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tired of the tagging

Lars Hansen was in business only two months before graffiti vandals hit two sides of his store in downtown Durango.“It was just a large tag; there was nothing pretty about it,” said Hansen, owner...

DATE: March 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire forces evacuations near Boulder

BOULDER – A wildfire driven by dry, windy weather scorched at least 200 acres Friday in the foothills west of Boulder, prompting the evacuation of roughly 200 homes.An air tanker from New Mexico...

DATE: March 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Retired Air Force general to review religion at Academy

DENVER – A retired Air Force general who once served as commandant of cadets at the Air Force Academy will assess the religious climate at the school, where allegations and court battles over...

DATE: March 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. senator to governor: ‘Get out of campaign mode’

SANTA FE – A top New Mexico Senate Democratic leader and Gov. Susana Martinez are waging a war of words as the Legislature enters its final week.The Republican governor complained Friday that...

DATE: March 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Provost candidate accepts FLC position

Fort Lewis College’s top candidate accepted an offer to become the college’s new provost and vice president for academic affairs.Barbara Morris accepted the position Thursday after the college’s...

DATE: March 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Daffodil dollars fight cancer

DATE: March 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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