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School board touts DHS aerospace team

Before addressing graduation requirements and policy review at their first meeting of the school year, the members of the Durango School District 9-R School Board took a moment Tuesday to recognize...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The annual touch-up

DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tour guide faces charges

A Durango business owner is accused of making unlawful sexual contact with a woman while giving her a snowmobile tour.Keith Leslie Harper, 62, owner of Outlaw Rivers & Jeep Tours, was arrested May...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceTuesday 1:46 a.m. Someone was in violation of a restraining order in the 2000 block of Main Avenue.2:10 a.m. Someone was stopped on suspicion of drunken driving in the 1800 block of...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Councilors hear about options for recycling

The Durango City Council had scheduled a straightforward discussion about whether to simplify the way Durangoans recycle trash, with locals throwing cardboard, plastic, aluminum and steel into one...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Letter to editor leads to ouster

It took just 11 minutes Tuesday for La Plata County commissioners to cast a unanimous vote to remove Alternate Planning Commissioner Art Charette from his appointed post.“This is a sad day for the...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Where’s the romance?

At dusk Friday night, a young couple left Jean-Pierre’s, holding hands. She was in heels and a black dress. He wore a suit and a broad smile.As they wandered, elated and aimless, in the direction...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Medicaid plagued by delays

DENVER – Colorado’s Medicaid program has had significant delays in determining applicants’ eligibility, according to a federal review released Tuesday that raised the question of withholding money...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceMonday 1:02 a.m. Someone was arrested on suspicion of robbery in the 500 block of East Eighth Avenue.1:38 a.m. A disturbance was reported at 8th Ave. Tavern, 509 East Eighth...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Business publication draws local criticism

The Durango Area Chamber of Commerce is warning business owners about a publication company that may be misrepresenting itself.An employee for Elite Publishing and Design of Mossville, Ill., has...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man on motorcycle collides with deer

A Washington state man was in critical condition Monday after hitting a deer on his motorcycle west of Durango.The crash occurred Sunday morning on U.S. Highway 160, near County Road 105, in the...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stumbling at the gate

Durango parents and students who wanted to double check school supply lists and school start times found a blank page if they visited their school websites this weekend.A firewall hardware issue...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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