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The Blotter

Durango PoliceThursday 12:01 a.m. An assault was reported in the 300 block of East Eighth Avenue.3:07 a.m. A drunken person was causing problems in the 500 block of Camino del Rio.6:02 a.m. A theft...

DATE: June 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local fire agencies to help fight Arizona blazes

Several fire agencies in Southwest Colorado have sent crews to assist with wildfires in Arizona.Durango Fire & Rescue Authority sent a three-person crew Thursday to the massive Wallow Fire in...

DATE: June 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan Basin Health OKs director

The San Juan Basin Health Department has named Joe Theine as its new director.Theine, one of three finalists for the position, will start July 11. His salary will be $90,000.He has worked at the...

DATE: June 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Governor signs off on school cuts

For public schools, the bill Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Thursday was bad news that could have been worse.Hickenlooper proposed a $332 million cut to schools in February, but legislators whittled...

DATE: June 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Eagle has landed in Durango

Excitement was in the air Thursday as American Eagle airlines’ inaugural flight of a new daily service between Durango and Dallas taxied onto the tarmac through the arching water sprays from two...

DATE: June 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wednesdays are for walkers

The San Juan/Four Corners Native Plant Society is offering its first “around Durango” walks this summer.“We've been active for five or six years, but this is the first time we've focused on the...

DATE: June 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Couple die in collision

A Durango couple were killed Thursday in a two-car crash at the Walmart intersection in Durango.The victims were identified as Gleb and Wallis Derujinsky.The accident occurred about 10:40 a.m. at...

DATE: June 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ariz. fire rekindles forest debate

SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz. – A raging wildfire that could become the largest in Arizona history is rekindling the blame game surrounding ponderosa pine forests that have become dangerously overgrown...

DATE: June 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

500-year-old book for sale in Utah for $35K

SALT LAKE CITY – A partial copy of a 500-year-old book considered one of the earliest and most lavishly illustrated works of the 15th century is now on sale for $35,000 at a rare book shop in...

DATE: June 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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The best in news, sports and entertainment.

DATE: June 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

State’s use of river could run dry

DENVER – The changing climate could reduce the Colorado River’s volume an average of 9 percent a year in the next half-century, making it unlikely that Colorado will ever get to use all the water...

DATE: June 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceWednesday 12:47 a.m. A hazardous situation was reported on north College Drive.2:09 a.m. A noise disturbance was reported in the 200 block of Jenkins Ranch Road.Tuesday 7:37 a.m. A...

DATE: June 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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