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Federal money fuels energy office expansion

DENVER - By April, Coloradans will be able to use a state Web site to see what rebates and incentives for energyupgrades are available. Utility companies and various levels of government have...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gittings dishes on Keresey, FLC football

Our beloved Gridiron Guru seems to have stirred up a friendly ghost from Fort Lewis College's past.His name is Chris Gittings.He doesn't share the same college résumé as Danny Woodhead, for which...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Heavy snow leads to house fire in county

A buckled stove pipe on a wood stove created enough heat to start a fire Friday morning and cause heavy damage to ahouse at 2484 County Road 222 southeast of Durango. The second story, a sort of...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Iron Horse registration sets record pace

The race may be four months away, but cyclists are registering for the 39th annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic at arecord pace, said race director Gaige Sippy. “We have filled around March 10 in...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storms bring twice average for January snow totals

Residents of Southwest Colorado spent Friday digging out from a series of winter storms that dumped more than 4 feet ofsnow this week in some locations. The snow began flying Monday evening and...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silverton's $150 tickets raise a 'bit of uproar'

Dozens of Silverton residents and visitors have been issued $150 tickets for parking along snow routes, a town officialsaid Friday. One round of tickets was issued Monday evening after the...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Spruce beetle outbreak keeps growing

DENVER - Beetles killed 70,000 acres of spruce trees last year, mostly in southern Colorado's high-altitudeforests.Meanwhile, the mysterious die-off of aspen trees appears to have stabilized,...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC fight bruises feelings at Capitol

DENVER - The state Capitol might be 350 miles and several snowbound mountain passes away, but lawmakers heard the roarof dissent from Fort Lewis College students this week.The college won a...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storm update

    Storm update:     City of Durango     · Durango Transit currently has three bus routes operational:     · Downtown Trolley     · Loop Bus to Wal-Mart     · Loop Bus to Fort Lewis College....

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

Lawmaker confirms FLC Indian bill is dead

DENVER - Rep. Karen Middleton confirmed Friday that she is abandoning a bill that would have cut back the state reimbursement for Fort Lewis College's Native American tuition waiver program. ...

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

CDOT explains plowing policy

The Colorado Department of Transportation plows snow from all highways around Durango throughout a storm - with oneexception, agency spokeswoman Nancy Shanks said Thursday. A policy limiting...

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

Judge sides with Colorado on gas and oil waste-disposal pits rule

DENVER - A Denver judge has upheld new state rules requiring gas and oil waste disposal pits to have syntheticliners.The Legislature in 2008 called for the new rules, which the Solid and Hazardous...

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