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Arboles man gets 20 years for sexual assault

An Arboles man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Friday for sexually assaulting two boys.Peter Maurice Adams, 43, abused one boy in 2006 in La Plata County and another in 2008 in Archuleta...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cold duck

DATE: Jan. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield town manager to see world

After more than four years on the job, Bayfield Town Manager Justin Clifton announced Friday he is resigning to pursue a longtime dream of traveling the world.“The final decision to do this came...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

New year has nice ring for eatery

Ya-Ling Yen, owner of May Palace, cracked open a fortune cookie this week with a message inside that read: “You are a bundle of energy, always on the go.”The message couldn’t be more true in Yen’s...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ballot reform makes a comeback

DENVER – Legislators plan to ask voters once again to make it harder to amend the state constitution.Senate President Brandon Shaffer, D-Longmont, plans to sponsor the bill. Currently, it takes a...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Wanted Dead or Alive’ posters target local conservation group

Two members of Great Old Broads for Wilderness, a Durango-based conservation group, recently found their organization was mentioned on Old West-style “wanted” posters in Utah. The apparent reason:...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gov. Ritter pardons disabled man executed in 1939

DENVER – A mentally disabled man executed more than 70 years ago has been pardoned in Colorado.Outgoing Gov. Bill Ritter on Friday awarded a posthumous pardon to 23-year-old Joe Arridy, who was...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Baca refuge drilling gets go-ahead

DENVER – Federal officials are again saying exploratory drilling on Baca National Wildlife Refuge won’t cause significant impacts, but this time they’re including more details about restrictions...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durango Mountain Resort announces new communications director

Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort has a new public face to spread the word about the resort’s year-round offerings.Kim McNulty moved to Durango in June from Denver, where she was the director of...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grab and go

DATE: Jan. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceThursday 6:39 a.m. An alarm was set off at the federal building, 103 Sheppard Drive in Bodo Industrial Park. Wednesday 7:52 a.m. A traffic accident occurred in the 2600 block of Main...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

A lost connection

What a year 2010 was, and not just for this Durango.In Spain and Mexico, sister cities that share our name experienced similar economic struggles – a telling sign of the truly global nature of the...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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