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Sunny disposition

DOVE CREEK - When the Blue Mountain Café opened here three years ago, the interior had a cow theme. Cow prints on the chairs. Pictures of cows on the walls.Now the diner celebrates sunflowers. A...

DATE: July 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

MLB drafts 3 former SWL baseball stars

I'm in a unique position to gloat, or even admonish those naysaying Durangotangs that complain about not having any live sports to watch in this town.If you read my previous column in this space...

DATE: July 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Obama: No second stimulus, give recovery time

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said Saturday the $787 billion stimulus program must be given a chance to work before consideration is given to a second such jolt for the ailing economy.Obama...

DATE: July 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

City wants seat on A-LP board

As the city of Durango becomes increasingly involved in matters concerning the Animas-La Plata Project, its leaders say they want their voice heard in decisionmaking.Short and sweet: They want a...

DATE: July 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Want a home? Follow the dates

Follow the dates.That was this month's Most Important Thing for students to take away from the daylong Home Grown homeownership course put on by the Regional Housing Alliance and Housing Solutions...

DATE: July 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

County taking road-fee input

La Plata County officials have detailed their plan for implementing road-impact fees and will be accepting comments through the end of July."We are more than happy to take comments on the details...

DATE: July 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Councilors OK with county's recycling use

With about 70 percent of the recyclable material collected at the city's drop-off location behind north City Market coming from county residents, Durangoan Tom Darnell asked the Durango City...

DATE: July 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police increasing presence at put-in

The Animas River put-in just north of 32nd Street is receiving special attention from police this summer in an attempt to crack down on drinking, littering and public indecency."We attribute the...

DATE: July 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local briefs

Class about back pain to be held in Bayfield A free class titled "Oh My Aching Back" will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Lavenia McCoy Public Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive in...

DATE: July 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

At the fair

DATE: July 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores man missing, sheriff's office seeks clues

A Dolores man is missing after saying he was going on a Sunday afternoon fishing trip north of town.Bill Blair, 57, sent an e-mail to a co-worker Sunday saying he was going to the Bear Creek area...

DATE: July 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango laws deal with fines, storage design

Two new laws in Durango will require design standards for mini-storage facilities and impose a $5 surcharge to municipal court fines to help fund the city's crossing-guard program.The ordinances...

DATE: July 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News