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Ballot-box budgeting stresses group

La Plata County government and Durango School District 9-R will lose millions of dollars if some tax-related measures on November's ballot pass, according to a recent analysis by The Bell Policy...

DATE: June 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

City extends ban on clinics

With so much about medical marijuana in Colorado still up in the air, the Durango City Council decided to play it safe Tuesday and extend a moratorium on marijuana businesses.City Attorney David...

DATE: June 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

TV listings for Wednesday, June 2

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DATE: June 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Escalante student recovering from fall

Sam Kuenzel, the 14-year-old Escalante Middle School student who fell 40 feet and landed on concrete last week inKnoxville, Tenn., thanked the community Tuesday for its support. "I feel the love,"...

DATE: June 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

River smarts

DATE: June 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation Briefs

Obama concerned about Gaza incidentCHICAGO (AP) - President Barack Obama voiced "deep regret" over Monday's deadly Israeli commando raids, and the White House said he and Prime Minister Benjamin...

DATE: June 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Blaze guts home in SkyRidge

A house in SkyRidge was gutted in a fire Monday morning, the third Durango home to burn in less than a week. By the time firefighters arrived about 6 a.m. at the house at 4 Molas Drive in...

DATE: June 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

Benefit barbecue to be held for cancer society A benefit barbecue for the local chapter of the cancer society will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at Durango Healing Center, 473 E. College Drive. ...

DATE: June 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Transit Center draws complaint

Less than a year after its opening, the Durango Regional Transit Center has drawn a complaint that too many drunkenpeople are hanging around. Durango resident Courtney Callahan sent her concern in...

DATE: June 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sailor honored 40 years after Vietnam service

Forty years after dodging bullets in firefights more numerous than he cares to remember aboard small patrol boats onthe Cua Lon and Bo De rivers in the Cam Mau Peninsula of Vietnam, Boatswain Mate...

DATE: June 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silence, ceremonies for the fallen

Durango veterans commemorated Memorial Day on Monday with remembrances of fallen comrades, prayer and thanks. U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Manassa, spoke at an event for Vietnam veterans at Iris...

DATE: June 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

Report reduces chances of Iran fuel swap deal VIENNA (AP) - Iran has amassed more than two tons of enriched uranium, the U.N. atomic agency said Monday in a report that heightened Western...

DATE: June 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News