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Judge convicts mother in Facebook flap with sonARKADELPHIA, Ark. (AP) - A judge has convicted an Arkansas woman who locked her son out of his Facebook account and posted her own items there of...

DATE: May 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceThursday2:02 a.m. A disturbance was reported near East Third Street and College Drive.Wednesday8:08 a.m. Someone was driving recklessly in the 3800 block of Main Avenue.8:22 a.m....

DATE: May 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Walk a mile in their shoes

DATE: May 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

Forum about Denver TV to be held Wednesday The forum "Access to Denver Television in Southwest Colorado" will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave.,...

DATE: May 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cyclists, town prepare for race

This weekend, 3,000 people in Durango will not be sleeping in their beds at night, predicts Ed Zink, founder ofDurango's Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, in its 39th year. Today is usually the day the...

DATE: May 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Iron Horse Bicycle Classic Schedule

Today 2 p.m. Durango DEVO Bike Swap, at La Plata County Fairgrounds Saturday, May 29 7 a.m. Durango Coca-Cola Road Race, 47 miles from Durango to Silverton 8:15 a.m. McDonald's Citizen Tour,...

DATE: May 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Students dedicate outdoor classroom

Riverview Elementary School students dedicated a new "outdoor classroom" on Wednesday, the penultimate day of school inDurango School District 9-R. Children listened to the Beatles and cut a red...

DATE: May 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

State offices closed Friday

DENVER - Many state government offices will be closed Friday to save money.It is the eighth and last unpaid day off for some 15,500 state employees. Offices will remain closed Monday for Memorial...

DATE: May 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Udall says Senate to send $50M for beetles

The U.S. Senate will approve an extra $50 million for Western states to deal with dead trees from the bark beetle outbreak, Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., said Wednesday.The U.S. Forest Service will get...

DATE: May 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

LPEA may drop price for green power

La Plata Electric Association is proposing to cut the price of "green power" to 10 cents per 100 kWh block - a decreaseof 96 percent from its high of $2.50 in 1998. If met with final board...

DATE: May 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College receives largest private donation ever

The Fort Lewis College Foundation received the largest donation in the school's history Wednesday with a gift of $2.7million from a New Mexico woman. The gift from Marjorie Sitter comes in the...

DATE: May 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire destroys Durango home

Fire destroyed a house and left a family temporarily homeless Wednesday in Durango after an explosion that could beheard by neighbors.The blaze was reported about 1:30 p.m. when neighbors saw smoke...

DATE: May 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News