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The bus is leaving the station

Southwest Colorado residents will no longer be able to leave the driving to Greyhound after the bus company makes its last stop in Durango on Sept. 5.“In addition to Durango, we’ll no longer...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Republicans size up options

It’s been an eventful week for Republicans: a nationally televised debate, U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann’s barn-burning win in Iowa’s Ames Straw Poll, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s capitulation...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Up with trains

DATE: Aug. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Superfund project looks to reduce toxic flow

SILVERTON – A potential Superfund project in this old mountain mining town to reduce the amount of toxic metals flowing into the Animas River would focus on only the most glaring examples – four...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Looking for lights, camera, action

Across the border in Albuquerque, Robert Downey, Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo and Samuel Jackson are filming a Marvel Comic blockbuster called “The Avengers.” David Welz, the one paid...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gassed or not? Schools seek an answer

Faced with conflicting results from two air-quality tests taken at Sunnyside Elementary in the past few months, Durango School District 9-R has decided to conduct a test of its own to clear up some...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hanging on to August

DATE: Aug. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceMonday 3:34 a.m. A motorist was cited for a parking infraction in the 900 block of Narrow Gauge.3:37 a.m. A motorist was cited for a parking infraction in the 600 block of Narrow...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Want to go to school in your pajamas? Give e-School a try

There’s a new school in town, but it doesn’t have a building or classrooms. The Southwest Colorado e-School, which offers an online high school curriculum, will open its virtual doors to students...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bear swimming in Navajo Lake seemed to have wanderlust

The mama bear with cub in tow that an alert angler photographed Aug. 4 swimming across Navajo Lake is one well-traveled ursine.The bear was captured four times – and possibly five times – in less...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Military steps up effort to detect brain injuries

FORT CARSON – A group of infantry just back from Afghanistan sat down before computers at Fort Carson and began answering a series of questions: Were you wounded? Did you lose consciousness or get...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Charges delayed for Dougherty gang

PUEBLO – Charges against three fugitive siblings captured in Colorado are on hold for another week after prosecutors decided Monday to charge the Dougherty gang in Huerfano County, where they ended...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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