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Liquor licenses to go up $375

To offset rising office costs, the Durango Liquor License Authority voted Tuesday to increase liquor license fees for the first time.The fee for a new license to sell liquor in Durango will rise...

DATE: July 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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DATE: July 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

State's top doctor backs limits on pot

DENVER - Colorado's chief medical officer, police officers and prosecutors urged health officials Monday to limit thestate's medical marijuana providers to five patients each, saying the current...

DATE: July 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Calif. reaches budget compromise

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and California's legislative leaders agreed Monday on a plan to close the state's $26 billion budget shortfall, potentially getting the state back on...

DATE: July 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute tribes celebrate culture with games

IGNACIO - Krista Richards cleared her pitch-black hair from her line of sight, and with a squint, she took aim at her target.The 16-year-old Southern Ute from Ignacio let loose her arrow from her...

DATE: July 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Plane shuts down engine

A firefighting tanker landed safely at Durango-La Plata County Airport on Monday after shutting down a troublesome engine.The four-engine Lockheed P2V landed using three engines. The airplane has...

DATE: July 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boy shaken up in bicycle-truck accident

A 14-year-old boy escaped with only minor injuries last weekend after being glanced by a truck while riding his bicycle.The incident occurred at about 6 p.m. Saturday at Animosa Drive and U.S....

DATE: July 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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DATE: July 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rodeos holding tight in recession

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - As they ride out the economic recession, some American rodeos are bucking the hard times, while others are sitting on the fence.Organizers of Durango Fiesta Days, set to begin...

DATE: July 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police: Man confesses in e-mail to theft

A Durango man who managed Brown's Sport Shoe for five years on Main Avenue is suspected of embezzling more than $191,000 from the company.Travis Harrison, 41, has been arrested on suspicion of...

DATE: July 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

County confirms 1st swine flu cases

The first cases of swine flu have been diagnosed in La Plata County.San Juan Basin Health Department announced Monday that tests were positive for the flu, also known as the H1N1 virus, in four...

DATE: July 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC student left paralyzed after accident

A Fort Lewis College student who was involved in a high-speed rollover accident last month north of Durango has lost most movement from the neck down.Tyler Gordon, who turned 21 on Friday, was...

DATE: July 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News