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Motorcycle accident sends man to hospital

A Tri-State Care Flight helicopter transported at least one person to a regional medical facility Saturday afternoon after a motorcycle crash on U.S. Highway 550 near Bondad.Authorities on Tuesday...

DATE: July 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Summer sale

DATE: July 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman rescued from forest

Emergency personnel airlifted an injured woman from Chicago Basin on Monday to Mercy Regional Medical Center.The woman was "seriously injured" by falling rocks while hiking in the area, said Butch...

DATE: July 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silverton's holiday quieter this year

Thousands of people descended on Silverton over Fourth of July weekend, but the talk early this week wasn't of lawlessness but of a Good Samaritan.On Saturday, 19-year-old Sean Simpson of Durango...

DATE: July 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Leaping for lunch

DATE: July 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan River flows set to increase today

Declining river flows in the San Juan Basin are leading the Bureau of Reclamation to increase water releases from Navajo Reservoir to 800 cubic feet per second.The bureau releases water to maintain...

DATE: July 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Texas woman drowned, report finds

River guides and a kayaker tried several times to save a Texas woman who drowned in Ten Mile Rapid on the upper Animas River on June 26, according to a San Juan County Sheriff's Office...

DATE: July 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rules try to help rafting safety

The Texas woman who drowned June 26 while rafting the upper Animas River was traveling with 4 Corners Whitewater, one of six commercial rafting companies to hold U.S. Forest Service priority-use...

DATE: July 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

New trucks to help recycling

The Durango City Council voted Tuesday to replace the city's only rear-loading garbage truck it uses to collect recycling material from drop-off sites with a front-loading model.The move will help...

DATE: July 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local briefs

Storm-water code is topic of public meeting The city of Durango will host a public meeting to discuss proposed revisions to the existing city code for construction site storm-water runoff control...

DATE: July 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grand hero returns to life in Durango

The doctors at Swedish Medical Center in Denver said Durangoan Jim Lewin most likely wouldn't live, and if he did, he probably would never walk again or would have severe brain damage.After months...

DATE: July 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

59th District hopeful makes appearance in Cortez

CORTEZ - A Durango candidate vying for state House District 59 in the 2010 general election said he advocates a smaller government and better representation for constituents.Lew Webb made his pitch...

DATE: July 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News