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Local investors interested in bakery building

A limited-liability corporation has taken control of the building that is home to Jean-Pierre Bakery on Main Avenue.The group, called Durango Main Avenue, LLC, took assignment of the promissory...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hillcrest golf pro's salary criticized

Two outgoing members of the Hillcrest Golf Course board of directors say the compensation package of club pro John Vickers has forced directors to raise membership dues and green fees and cut back...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

EPA seeks comment in Denver on fracing study

DENVER – Natural-gas industry groups are urging the Environmental Protection Agency to limit the scope of an upcoming study on the effects of a natural-gas extraction process known as fracing.Some...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. senator grilled on bill

ALBUQUERQUE – Climate change legislation has stalled in the U.S. Senate, and environmentalists want Democratic Sen. Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico to do something about it.Several groups pooled their...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Senate hopefuls fight to claim right

DENVER – When former Rep. Tom Tancredo last week called President Barack Obama the biggest threat to the United States, both Colorado Republican Senate hopefuls agreed with the former presidential...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Plagiarism charges anew for McInnis

DENVER – A Colorado gubernatorial candidate brushed off allegations of plagiarism as a minor issue Wednesday, even as calls escalated for him to own up to his mistakes and pay back $300,000 he...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Arizona speed camera program goes dark on Thursday

Associated Press WritersPHOENIX (AP) Arizona ends its groundbreaking speed enforcement program Thursday with the expiration of a company's two-year contract that put dozens of cameras along...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Researcher: CO gov. campaign trying to pass blame

DENVER – A researcher who Colorado Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis blamed for plagiarism allegations says he won’t sign a letter from the campaign owning up to what happened...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Summer greens

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceTuesday3:20 a.m. Graffiti was discovered in the 400 block of East Second Avenue.Monday7:13 a.m. A dog was loose near U.S. Highway 160 and Colorado Highway 3.7:19 a.m. A business alarm...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man hiking suffers medical emergency north of Vallecito

A man who experienced a "severe medical emergency" was rescued Tuesday from the Weminuche Wilderness, about 16 miles north of Vallecito Reservoir.Authorities did not identify the 54-year-old man or...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Parking at issue on 2nd Ave.

Diane Wildfang says the problem with parking in Durango is there is no problem. "We've never had an issue with it," said the owner of the Rochester Hotel and the Leland House hotel on East Second...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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