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9-R looks to cut millions from budget

Durango School District 9-R must cut an estimated $2.3 million from its 2010-11 budget, a district official saidTuesday. Lower student enrollment, reduced mineral lease payments and higher costs...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ground meat

DATE: Jan. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police identify Coal Bank crash victim

Authorities on Tuesday identified a woman who apparently died when her Lexus plunged 550 feet off an embankment on CoalBank Pass.Antonetta Massey, 43, of Las Vegas, was reported missing Saturday...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chamber gears up for annual awards

Durango's finest will be honored Thursday at the Durango Chamber of Commerce's annual awards ceremony.The event recognizes 2009's outstanding residents, businesses and nonprofit organizations in...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

City, county discuss funding mechanisms

The Durango City Council and the La Plata County Board of County Commissioners discussed Tuesday how to fundimprovements that would support future development in light of two complications: a...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Denver mayor enters race

DENVER - Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper announced his candidacy for governor Tuesday, filling a void in the DemocraticParty that opened last week when Gov. Bill Ritter said he would not seek a...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

County moves on Riverview land sale

La Plata County is officially seeking buyers for its vacant lot near Riverview Elementary School after a developmentdeal in 2008 fell through. One interested party would turn it into a community...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

State patrol seeks help with Coal Bank crash

The Colorado State Patrol is requesting the public's assistance in a crash investigation that killed a woman on Coal Bank Pass. Anyone who saw a 1995 dark gray Lexus sedan driving on Coal Bank...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

'It thinks a train's coming'

DATE: Jan. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman dies in crash off Coal Bank Pass

COAL BANK PASS - Authorities Monday were trying to identify a woman who was killed on Coal Bank Pass when her Lexusplunged 550 feet off an embankment. The crash occurred sometime between Tuesday...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Panel begins talks on Lake Nighthorse

A committee that took on the job of developing recreation at Lake Nighthorse is negotiating with a consultant toproduce a skeletal plan that would lead to a fleshed-out version focusing on a...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Board OKs scaled-back condo design

The Design Review Board gave its final approval to the Downtown Durango Condominiums, a 62,000-square-foot project thatdrew enmity among neighbors in the downtown neighborhood when it was proposed...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News