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Idea targets champ cyclist

A proposal headed to a public hearing would rename Durango Mountain Park “Overend Mountain Park," to honor of the manwho helped bring mountain biking to Durango, and the rest of the world.The...

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

Shaping snow

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

La Plata County treasurer announces bid for re-election

Longtime La Plata County Treasurer Ed Murray said he will seek re-election this November.Murray, 58, a Republican, was first elected in 1986 and took office in 1987. He is seeking his seventh...

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

Bayfield considers trailer park plan

Bayfield may have a new trailer park in its future.At its meeting Tuesday night, the Bayfield Town Board heard a proposal by Derek McCoy to build a 75 to 90 unit trailerpark on property owned by...

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

Highway fatalities rise in Southwest Colorado

The number of people killed in motor vehicle crashes in Colorado reached the lowest level in three decades, accordingto preliminary data released Thursday by the Colorado Department of...

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

Aurora rep. 'sorry' for FLC Indian bill

The sponsor of a controversial bill that would have reduced the amount Fort Lewis College is reimbursed to provide free tuition to Native American students said "color: fuchsia; display:...

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

Several government offices, schools to be closed Friday

Extreme weather conditions have resulted in the closure or cancellation of numerous schools, government offices and extra curricular activities for Friday. Closures and cancellations due to...

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

Fort Lewis College Students organize against budget cut

Fort Lewis College students gathered Wednesday to organize against a bill introduced in the Colorado Legislature thatwould eviscerate $1.8 million from the college's 2011-12 budget. The forum,...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Text-messaging bank scam came from Eastern Europe

A phony text message purporting to be from the Bank of the San Juans was sent to dozens, if not hundreds, of residentsFriday in Southwest Colorado urging them to call a phone number and enter...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Postal Service has no plans to replace Durango's satellite offices

The two satellite post offices in Durango that closed last spring will not be replaced, a U.S. Postal Service spokesmansaid Tuesday.“We received a letter from headquarters (in Washington, D.C.)...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Councilors pledge to oppose cuts in waivers

Representatives from the Fort Lewis College Student Senate addressed the Durango City Council on Tuesday night to askfor support in opposing a proposed bill that would weaken the college's Native...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lieb eyes county job

Bobby Lieb announced his candidacy for La Plata County commissioner Tuesday, pledging to keep jobs in the county whiledealing with the local government's looming budget crisis.A familiar face in...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News