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The Snowdown Sneer The Snowdown Sneer has been released upon the unsuspecting masses. For the uninitiated, the Sneer is an independent publication produced by unknown residents and is not...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Follies time

DATE: Jan. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

S.W. Colo. meets ozone standard

It appears likely that Southwest Colorado will be found in compliance with federal ozone standards that San Juan County, N.M., just across the state line, has exceeded.On Tuesday, La Plata County...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Explosion damages home

FOREST LAKES - An explosion killed two puppies and caused considerable damage Tuesday to a Forest Lakes home where a Durango Police Department officer and a La Plata County Sheriff's Office deputy...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Beer battle brews in Denver

DENVER - Grocery and convenience store operators delivered 58,000 petition signatures to the state Capitol on Tuesday in their quest to sell full-strength beer.Sponsors plan to introduce a bill...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

9-R looks to adjust its boundaries

Because of uneven growth, Durango School District 9-R might have to adjust boundaries as it updates its director districts to equal sizes before the next election.At Tuesday's school board meeting,...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Work on city's parks, trails plan on track

The process to rewrite Durango's new Parks, Open Space and Trails master plan is nearly at the halfway mark, and consultants hired to do the job told a citizens' steering committee and city...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Applications double locally

The economic crisis is hitting home: The number of applications for food stamps received by La Plata County almost doubled in the final quarter of 2008 compared with the same period the year...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Congress could ride to rescue

DENVER - Congress could save Colorado lawmakers from having to make many painful budget cuts, but no one is counting on the help yet.Gov. Bill Ritter's proposed cuts assume the state will get about...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gov. Ritter proposes major cuts

DENVER - Gov. Bill Ritter is calling for the closure of two prisons and other steps that were unthinkable just a few months ago.The cuts will reach wide and deep.Under the plan Ritter announced...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

A fresh follies for Snowdown

DATE: Jan. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News