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DATE: Jan. 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango goes into 'Da Nile'

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Salazar to take preservation nationwide

DENVER - Interior Secretary Ken Salazar wants to invigorate a national land conservation program based on a successful Colorado organization. In his first briefing for reporters as head of the...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

DOW : Dogs can't run free, chase wildlife

Wildlife officials are reminding residents it is illegal to allow dogs to run free and chase wildlife, as was the case Saturday when a pack of dogs mauled a deer east of Durango.It is a persistent...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police arrest alleged thief

A Telluride man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of breaking into lockers at the Durango Community Recreation Center and using stolen credit cards as part of a spending spree.Dana Edwin McCrum,...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez man indicted on threat charge

DENVER - A Cortez man has been indicted on a charge of threatening to kill President Barack Obama.A federal grand jury charged that Timothy Ryan Gutierrez, 20, e-mailed the threat against Obama on...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Today's Snowdown Schedule

The Snowdown Sneer The Snowdown Sneer has been released upon the unsuspecting masses. For the uninitiated, the Sneer is an independent publication produced by unknown residents and is not...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Follies time

DATE: Jan. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

S.W. Colo. meets ozone standard

It appears likely that Southwest Colorado will be found in compliance with federal ozone standards that San Juan County, N.M., just across the state line, has exceeded.On Tuesday, La Plata County...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Explosion damages home

FOREST LAKES - An explosion killed two puppies and caused considerable damage Tuesday to a Forest Lakes home where a Durango Police Department officer and a La Plata County Sheriff's Office deputy...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Beer battle brews in Denver

DENVER - Grocery and convenience store operators delivered 58,000 petition signatures to the state Capitol on Tuesday in their quest to sell full-strength beer.Sponsors plan to introduce a bill...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

9-R looks to adjust its boundaries

Because of uneven growth, Durango School District 9-R might have to adjust boundaries as it updates its director districts to equal sizes before the next election.At Tuesday's school board meeting,...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News