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Bloom and bust

DOVE CREEK – The idea seemed so promising on a September day in 2007.The governor and 200 others turned out in this tiny town near the Utah border to break ground on the San Juan Bioenergy plant, a...

DATE: June 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

GOP: Business growth continues to struggle

DENVER – Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper told Colorado lawmakers this year he wanted to them to carefully consider how their decisions affect businesses. Republicans say they did – and they blame...

DATE: June 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Volunteer dog Molly brings cheer to patients at Greeley hospital

GREELEY – Molly Wilson has been one of the more loyal volunteers in the last few years at North Colorado Medical Center. She cheers up sick kids, gives people with cancer hope and makes the tough...

DATE: June 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceFriday 1:43 a.m. Police needed to deal with a drunken person in the 900 block of Main Avenue.2:06 a.m. A disturbance was reported in the 700 block of Animas View Drive.2:52 a.m. An...

DATE: June 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Zipping at 35

DATE: June 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Solar panels OK at uranium waste site

A U.S. Department of Energy study finds there would be no significant environmental impact from installing photovoltaic collectors where 2.5 million cubic yards of radioactive mill tailings are...

DATE: June 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

If Broncos play – will we see them?

The Broncos Country Caravan passed through Durango on Friday, thanking fans for support and – maybe – promoting the coming season.The caravan’s visit was a harsh reminder to residents that the NFL...

DATE: June 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Clean commute

DATE: June 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio town manager facing charge of indecent exposure

Prosecutors on Friday charged longtime Ignacio Town Manager Balty Quintana with indecent exposure.Quintana, who has worked for the town for 32 years, including 20 as town manager, was placed on...

DATE: June 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Salvage yard fire contained

Firefighters battled a salvage yard fire Friday afternoon southeast of Elmore’s Corner on the Florida Mesa.The fire was reported at 2:45 p.m. near Colorado Highway 172 and County Road 222A. It was...

DATE: June 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Conservative gathering in Vail prompts liberal protest

DENVER – A prominent closed-door conservative conclave is set to begin this weekend in the Vail area, and liberal protesters are planning a rally in response. The billionaire brothers Charles and...

DATE: June 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Albuquerque police releases review of fatal shootings

ALBUQUERQUE – A review of the Albuquerque Police Department’s use of force finds no single cause for a recent escalation in deadly shootings by officers but makes recommendations for 39...

DATE: June 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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