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Breaking bread ... locally

Chili with beef from James Ranch. Salad from Turtle Lake Refuge. Corn-green chile chowder with Olathe corn. Organic apple sauce from Wacky Apple Snacks in Hotchkiss. All ages and interests...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Smoke stoppers

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad has announced preliminary plans to install an enhanced filtration system to reduce smoke emissions spewing from the roundhouse.A study proposes...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colo. wildfire torches 135 homes

BOULDER – A wildfire burning in the canyons and steep mountainsides near Boulder became one of the most destructive blazes in Colorado history Wednesday as authorities determined it had destroyed...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado wildfire claims 136 homes

BOULDER – Authorities say at least 136 homes have been destroyed by a wildfire burning in canyons and foothills west of Boulder.A list released Wednesday the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Agency plans attack on bark beetles

DENVER – The U.S. Forest Service plans to cut about 14,000 acres of trees near communities and in more than 350 recreation sites as it deals with damage from an insect epidemic that has killed...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

One fish, two fish

The Colorado Division of Wildlife’s biennial fish population survey began Tuesday on the Animas River between Durango High School and the Ninth Street bridge.The other stretch of the Animas to be...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pedal power

DATE: Sept. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bruce beats contempt charge

DENVER – A single e-mail saved anti-tax activist Douglas Bruce from a contempt of court conviction Tuesday.Denver District Judge Brian Whitney declined to hold Bruce in contempt, but he ordered...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Council votes to help repair underpasses

The Durango City Council approved spending $2,850 Tuesday for repairs to three rain-damaged underpasses in the Three Springs development in Grandview.The underpasses are part of the Three Springs...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lawsuit seeks to oust Tancredo

DENVER – Two Republican voters filed a lawsuit Tuesday to kick Tom Tancredo out of the race for governor, citing the same body of law that kept La Plata County Commissioner Joelle Riddle off the...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceTuesday12:22 a.m. A disturbance was reported in the 600 block of Arroyo Drive.2:28 a.m. A drunken person was causing problems at Denny’s, 666 Camino del Rio.Monday7:10 a.m. Someone...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheriff’s deputy found dead

A La Plata County sheriff’s deputy appears to have committed suicide last weekend in Durango.Micah Paul Gilleshammer, 23, was found dead about 12:45 a.m. Saturday at his home in the 800 block of...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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