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Airport food contract up for grabs

The Durango-La Plata County Airport is seeking bids for the food-service contract at its terminal, but the currentrestaurateur says to not expect any changes. Every five years, the airport renews...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Celebrating the dream

DATE: Jan. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Property sales brisk at end of fourth quarter

The real estate picture in La Plata County appears to have brightened, with the number of home sales up and the medianprice inching upward.  The Durango Area Association of Realtors on Monday...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

City fights for local policy control

With the clap of the starting gavel still ringing in the ears of lawmakers in Denver, a pared-down list of policypositions for a handful of state and federal issues goes before the Durango City...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two feet could fall by Friday

Just as snowplows were getting on top of the last dumping that closed area schools, governmental offices and businesseslast month, forecasters with the National Weather Service are predicting that...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Historic wagon road could derail land swap

A wagon road long ago abandoned has found new life at the center of a modern-day land deal. The Animas Canyon Toll Road was the key route between Animas City and Silverton before the train...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

UN's Ban visits capital to support relief efforts

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon made an emotional visit to the Haiti peacekeeping mission'sdevastated headquarters Sunday and delivered a message of hope to the country's...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Denver mayor: Gas rules flawed

DENVER - The newly minted Democratic candidate for governor thinks Gov. Bill Ritter's environmental rules for thenatural-gas industry are “excessive."Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper told reporters...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cave away from home

DATE: Jan. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Revvin' the engine

DATE: Jan. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Car crash closes highway near Iron Horse

A two-car accident closed U.S. Highway 550 just north of Durango city limits on Monday. The accident occurred about 12:55 p.m. near the north end of the Iron Horse Inn, 5800 Main Ave. According...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Here's to my night life ... and Big Mac

First of all, I'd like to thank the fine folks at Fort Lewis College for looking out for my own personalwell-being.Shortly before the new year, I got an e-mail from FLC sports information director...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News