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Campaign-finance-fix bill first to pass in ’12

DENVER – The Legislature passed its first bill of the year Monday morning, a fix to a campaign-finance law sponsored in part by Sen. Ellen Roberts, R-Durango.Senate Bill 14 saves political...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Road rage suspected in U.S. 550 accident

Road rage may have caused a violent car crash north of Durango on Saturday, according to the Colorado State Patrol.The crash occurred about 12:45 p.m. one mile north of city limits on U.S. Highway...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Arrest warrant issued for man tied to domestic-violence case

The Durango Police Department is looking for an Arizona man suspected of dragging his girlfriend a short distance after her fingers became stuck in the door of his truck.An arrest warrant has been...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

County Commissioner Hotter to seek another term

La Plata County Commissioner Kellie Hotter has announced she will fight to keep her seat in this year’s elections.“I’m looking at how 2011 dealt us a lot of challenges,” Hotter said. “We need to...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

It’s time to huff and puff and blow Durango down

“Once Upon a Snowdown” has cast a spell on Durango, bringing with it lots of toads, princesses, little piggies and big bad wolves, making for the biggest Snowdown yet.Snowdown, now in it’s 34th...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Economy hurts Hispanic culture site

ALBUQUERQUE – It’s the place where Linda Ronstadt sang “Desperado” to Sen. John Kerry during the 2004 presidential campaign. Actor Cheech Marin brought his traveling Chicano art show to the...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Lawmaker suspected of DUI addresses colleagues

DENVER – A Colorado Republican lawmaker suspected of driving under the influence, whose arrest was spared because of a state law, apologized to her colleagues Monday and said she’s not above the...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Paralympic Sport coming to Durango

The Adaptive Sports Association and U.S. Paralympics, a division of the U.S. Olympic Committee, have partnered to create Paralympic Sport – Durango.Paralympic Sport – Durango is a community-based...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Environmentalists: Drilling harms state’s endangered species

DENVER – The greater sage-grouse and whooping crane made a “Top 10” list of wildlife most at risk in the nation because of natural-gas and oil development. However, that’s not the end of the story...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

How acres were saved for posterity

The maneuvering that went into putting 9,000 acres surrounding historic Red Mountain Pass beyond the reach of development is one of the best-kept secrets around, a member of the task force...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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DATE: Jan. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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