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Area schools feel impact of reporting changes

A change this year in how America’s students are categorized by race and ethnicity has altered the reported demographics in schools across the nation. For many schools, the change is only a matter...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Driving high: State considers limit

DENVER – The surge of medical marijuana use in Colorado has started another debate in the state Legislature: What constitutes driving while high?Lawmakers are considering setting a DUI...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Arizona bill would step up immigration enforcement

PHOENIX – A year after enacting the controversial law known as SB1070, Arizona legislators continue to line up additional measures targeting illegal immigration.A bill introduced Monday would...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Getting organized

DATE: Feb. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Herald staff takes home awards

DENVER – Southwest Colorado newspapers took home dozens of awards this weekend from the state’s two main journalism contests, including 44 awards for The Durango Herald.The newspaper won the...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

A-LP talks get down to finances

The federal Bureau of Reclamation and the state of Colorado are scheduled to begin negotiating Friday on the state’s share of Animas-La Plata Project construction costs.The A-LP, as it’s called,...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Everyone’s a winner at these Games

PURGATORY – Robert Mestas beamed with pride as the first-place ribbon was pinned to his jacket. Before stepping down from the podium, the Durango resident raised his right hand to his forehead and...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

A driving question for Colo. marijuana users

DENVER – The surge of medical marijuana use in Colorado has started another debate in the state Legislature: What constitutes driving while high?Lawmakers are considering setting a DUI...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

FLC raises in-state tuition 9%

In-state students at Fort Lewis College will see their tuition bills grow by 9 percent next year, according to a tuition increase approved Friday by the college’s Board of Trustees. The tuition...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

State senators back constitutional reform

DENVER – Senators moved Friday to make it harder to amend the state constitution, prodded by arguments that the current system puts rural communities at risk.Senate Concurrent Resolution 1 would...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceFriday 1:48 a.m. A disturbance was reported in the 600 block of Main Avenue.3:22 a.m. A noise disturbance was reported at the DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Camino del Rio.Thursday 7:53 a.m....

DATE: Feb. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Help us with overhaul, state asks

A Colorado state delegation headed by Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia told a who’s who gathering of Southwest Colorado health-care providers Friday it needs help to overhaul the way medical services are...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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