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Durango is a ‘True Western’ town, pardner

Durango will ring in the New Year with a new title.The city was named Wednesday as one of the nation’s “Top 10 True Western Towns” in the January edition of True West Magazine.“I was particularly...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter getting in full swing

Durango could receive up to 8 inches of snow by late afternoon today.If that National Weather Service prediction is accurate, area winter sports enthusiasts, wildlife and motorists will feel the...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Objections raised to pardon for the Kid

ALBUQUERQUE – Descendants of Old West lawman Pat Garrett and New Mexico Territorial Gov. Lew Wallace are outraged that Gov. Bill Richardson is considering a pardon for Billy the Kid, saying Wallace...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ritter pardons 20, including anti-gang activist

DENVER – Denver anti-gang activist Leon Kelly is among 20 people receiving pardons from Gov. Bill Ritter, who leaves office Jan. 11 after one term.Ritter, a former Denver district attorney,...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Special Christmas Eve services in La Plata County

Following is a list of Christmas services being held in the La Plata County area. All services are on Friday unless otherwise noted.For more information, call the phone number provided. An asterisk...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield man dies in traffic wreck

A Bayfield man died in an accident Monday night on U.S. Highway 160.The crash occurred about 5:10 p.m. near The Grocery Store at Bayfield.Thomas “Tommy” A. Jones, 46, was pronounced dead at Mercy...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Worth the effort

DATE: Dec. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceTuesday 12:05 a.m. A noise disturbance was reported near the 100 block of East Sixth Avenue.Monday 7:20 a.m. Someone called 911 and hung up or left the line open in the 21600 block of...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Electric outage hits north county

One of the rigors of winter – on the first day of winter, no less – arrived before dawn Tuesday for 2,675 La Plata Electric Association customers who were out of power for more than an hour.Power...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Squirrel away $18 for city’s cleanup

Durango city councilors weighed the importance of keeping Durango clean with an ever-tightening budget before deciding to add a monthly fee to pay for spring and fall cleanups Tuesday night.At...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Avalanche danger high in San Juans

A swath of the southern San Juan Mountains from Durango to Pagosa Springs is among the state’s most avalanche-prone regions.“Conditions of high danger exist in the southern San Juans,” said John...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

How far will we go?

Two years in the making, a community-generated plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions could lead to green-building requirements, a water conservation ordinance, automobile emissions testing,...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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