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The people have spoken

For the first time since Lake Nighthorse began filling close to two years ago, a picture of what recreation will look like at the reservoir began to emerge after two days of workshops and...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Both sides cheer gov.’s 1st address

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper had something for everyone Thursday in his first State of the State address.The new Democratic governor at times sounded like a Republican, calling for a “regulatory...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

DFRA tests new safety equipment

AmeriGas donates equipment to Durango Fire & Rescue Authority

DATE: Jan. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Quake that fractures a country, joins a family

Editor’s note: It has been a year since a 7.0 magnitude earthquake ripped through Haiti, leaving in its wake billions of dollars in damages and more than 300,000 dead. In a three-day series, which...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico electric utility requests relaxed renewable-energy mandate

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico’s largest electric utility is seeking a waiver from regulations that require the use of more renewable energy, saying it won’t be able to comply next year without exceeding...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

As rebuilding stalls, desperation grows

Editor’s note: It has been a year since a 7.0 magnitude earthquake ripped through Haiti, leaving in its wake billions of dollars in damages and more than 300,000 dead, 1.5 million homeless and many...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘In the dark, praises to God’

It all started with $100. During Sunday service at First Baptist Church almost a month after the earthquake in Haiti, Don Ricedorff volunteered to take the money from Jeff Dobesh, the church’s...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceWednesday 12:43 a.m. A drunken person was causing problems in the 1300 block of East Eighth Avenue.Tuesday 7:36 a.m. Someone called 911 and hung up at Walmart.10:01 a.m. A vehicle was...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bills target gas, oil revenue, pieces of Ritter legacy

DENVER – The first bill of the year by Sen. Ellen Roberts would protect funding for local governments in gas-drilling regions.It also would leave a $42 million hole in the budget proposed by former...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

GOP, Dems show unity?

DENVER – Colorado’s 68th General Assembly began Wednesday with promises of bipartisan cooperation and signs that it wouldn’t last.All eyes were on Speaker of the House Frank McNulty, leader of the...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chicago Nick’s owners sue over eviction

The owners of a Chicago-style restaurant are suing a former Durango landlord, claiming wrongful eviction after a dispute over when septic pumping should occur.Chicago Nick’s operated from September...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The sun at work

DATE: Jan. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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