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It's all in the icing

Two 11-year-old competitors dueled with knives and a whole lot of frosting at Monday's 4-H cake-decorating contest at the La Plata County Fair.The cake-decorating gladiators equipped themselves...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

DOW kills mountain lion near school

Colorado Department of Wildlife officials killed a mountain lion at Park Elementary School on Monday morning after a woman in the neighborhood called police."We don't want mountain lions in the...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Red-hot greenhouse

PAGOSA SPRINGS - The scalding mineral water that bubbles up from deep within the earth here to sustain spas, heat public buildings and de-ice sidewalks is scheduled to grow vegetables soon. A...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

Sustainability fair to be held in Cortez The public is invited to "Verde Fest - the Four Corners Sustainability Fair" from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 15 in the Cortez City Park.The fair will feature...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Single vehicle crash sends two to Mercy

A pickup went of U.S. Highway 84 about 10 miles north of the New Mexico line in Archuleta County about 6 p.m. Sunday sending a 4-year-old girl and a teenage boy, both from Pagosa Springs, to the...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Horse sense

Each year, timeless fun comes to La Plata County in the form of the County Fair.Youths show livestock so consciously reared, pies are judged, quilts displayed and cars are smashed in the wildly...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man arrested for DUI after crash on 160

A man was arrested for drunken driving after crashing into the back of another vehicle while speeding on U.S. Highway 160, near Farmington Hill, the Colorado State Patrol said.The accident occurred...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

From GJHS to the minors, Baldwin big

I thought I'd give my maligned music column a rest this week and return to the roots for which these pages represent. (That by no means was a pun in reference to the hip-hoppers, either.)First off,...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Healing touch

DATE: Aug. 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ancient elite class inhabited top of Chimney Rock

By Nancy LofholmThe Denver PostPAGOSA SPRINGS (AP) - When the elite ancient residents of Chimney Rock craved a haunch of venison or an elk loin, it appears they did what the privileged class of...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Seafood shack finds permanent home

The battle of the fish shack is over.Nancy Vogel, whose Flying Fish seafood retailing business on north Main Avenue drew opposition from city government regulators, is moving to a permanent home on...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County jail not very busy

It was the last day of school and Matt Lewinski was feeling good.He hopped into his 2002 Toyota pickup, spun a U-turn and kicked up some dust while leaving the parking lot April 24 at Fort Lewis...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News