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Pumping iron

DATE: Jan. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

4-H expects new leader by summer

It's official. La Plata County should have a new 4-H agent in place at its Extension Office in time for summer. After nearly three decades of dedicated service, Bob Salzer, director of the La...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

DCAT struggles to survive

Sandwiched between episodes of Atheist TV on Wednesday mornings on channel 22, the weekly broadcast of the DurangoFirst United Methodist Church service walks the line.“That's the beauty of the...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

New rules being considered

Moonlight floats on the Animas could run afoul of a proposed curfew the city manager wants to impose.All city parks except the skate park are closed between midnight and 5 a.m. Director of Parks...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango to address 2010 river issues

City Manager Ron LeBlanc wants new laws in place before the summer tubing season that would ban alcohol and late nightsand require life jackets on the Animas River.The proposed changes would affect...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Demo Day at Vallecito

DATE: Jan. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Early release Monday for Bayfield schools

Bayfield schools will release early today for a memorial service for Madeline “Maddie" June Milner, 14, who died in a skiing accident last week at Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort. The...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former Rockie, Ex-Bronco ... What say you?

I'm not a Broncos fan.I'm not a Rockies fan.I grew up in St. Louis, which doesn't necessarily make me a Rams fan, but it does, by birth, make me a Cardinals fan. Iam a Rams fan, in case you're...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Durango Invitational

DATE: Jan. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mini Mite makes big save

DATE: Jan. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Commissioners reject land-use permit

La Plata County commissioners last week denied giving a business owner a land-use permit he needed to continueoperating a truck storage facility a few miles east of Elmore's Corner.The 2-1 decision...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Water: Gas companies helped create a map of nontributary water

DENVER - Most coalbed methane wells in Southwest Colorado do not deplete area rivers, a state regulator has decreed.But ranchers say the decision gives away water to gas companies at the expense of...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News