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City improving cyclist, pedestrian routes on roads

Drivers on Roosa Avenue this week may have noticed 20 “sharrow” – or share-the-road – markings being painted on the road surface. The markings are intended to alert drivers to cyclists and to let...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

School reform propels Bennet into U.S. Senate

Editor’s note: The Durango Herald is running profiles and interviews with candidates in primary elections for governor, U.S. Senate and the U.S. House. The primary election is Aug. 10, and mail...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man’s body found outside Silverton

The body of a former Silverton resident was found near the summit of Cinnamon Pass, a month after the man’s crashed Jeep emerged from the melting snow.James Filip, 67, of Gunnison and formerly of...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Recovery work

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dirt bike accident

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local investors interested in bakery building

A limited-liability corporation has taken control of the building that is home to Jean-Pierre Bakery on Main Avenue.The group, called Durango Main Avenue, LLC, took assignment of the promissory...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hillcrest golf pro's salary criticized

Two outgoing members of the Hillcrest Golf Course board of directors say the compensation package of club pro John Vickers has forced directors to raise membership dues and green fees and cut back...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

EPA seeks comment in Denver on fracing study

DENVER – Natural-gas industry groups are urging the Environmental Protection Agency to limit the scope of an upcoming study on the effects of a natural-gas extraction process known as fracing.Some...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. senator grilled on bill

ALBUQUERQUE – Climate change legislation has stalled in the U.S. Senate, and environmentalists want Democratic Sen. Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico to do something about it.Several groups pooled their...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Senate hopefuls fight to claim right

DENVER – When former Rep. Tom Tancredo last week called President Barack Obama the biggest threat to the United States, both Colorado Republican Senate hopefuls agreed with the former presidential...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Plagiarism charges anew for McInnis

DENVER – A Colorado gubernatorial candidate brushed off allegations of plagiarism as a minor issue Wednesday, even as calls escalated for him to own up to his mistakes and pay back $300,000 he...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Arizona speed camera program goes dark on Thursday

Associated Press WritersPHOENIX (AP) Arizona ends its groundbreaking speed enforcement program Thursday with the expiration of a company's two-year contract that put dozens of cameras along...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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