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City Council may disallow vacation rentals in city limits

Durango may soon repeal a law allowing vacation rentals in the city limits, but Annette MacNiven wishes someone would have told her sooner."Why waste our time. I followed all the rules, and I still...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crime up a bit for Snowdown

Criminal activity was about average last weekend in Durango - maybe slightly higher than a typical weekend - for Snowdown and the Super Bowl, according to the Durango Police Department.There was a...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gutierrez's mental health in question, gets no bail

A Texas man suspected of threatening to blow up the Mall of America and kill President Barack Obama will remain behind bars without bail - at least until more is learned about his mental health.At...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Panel bans hand-held cell phones

DENVER - A House panel voted to ban driving with a hand-held cell phone after an afternoon of testimony that left lawmakers in tears.House Bill 1094 by Rep. Claire Levy, D-Boulder, passed the House...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Free grub

DATE: Feb. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Meeting to be held on violent sex offender living in county

The La Plata County Sheriff's Office will hold a public meeting Thursday to inform residents of a sexually violent predator who lives southeast of Ignacio.William Ed Vollert was convicted of...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Transportation negotiations fail

DENVER - Negotiations about a major highway repair bill have deadlocked, but sponsors say they are prepared for a pivotal debate in the Senate this morning.Democratic sponsors and Republicans have...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storm-water project begins

Construction is under way on a long-planned storm-water drain and pond north of 32nd Street, but the total cost of the project likely will not be known until a lawsuit about land acquisition works...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

'Who Am I This Time?'

DATE: Feb. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Tippy trot

DATE: Feb. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

New work OK'd at uranium mine near Norwood

The Dolores Public Lands Center has approved expanded uranium and vanadium exploitation at the Sunday Mines Complex in Big Gypsum Valley, west of Norwood in San Miguel County.Jamie Sellar-Baker,...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Isgar, GOP target new gas, oil rules

DENVER - The Ritter administration and its allies are trying to hold off several attempts by state lawmakers to weaken new rules on gas and oil development.Although most of the opposition comes...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News