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A smell of rain in the air

DATE: July 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local charged with 3 felonies

A Durango man was formally charged Thursday in 6th Judicial District Court with using the Internet to lure boys into sexual encounters.Tom Helm, 60, was charged with three felonies: attempted...

DATE: July 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lyon decides not to seek House seat

Durango City Councilor Doug Lyon, who had publicly toyed with the idea of seeking the District 59 seat in the Colorado House of Representatives, said Thursday that work and family will keep him...

DATE: July 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jail worker suspect in sex assaults

A former employee at a juvenile-detention center in Durango has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting inmates.Timothy "Adam" Stary, 31, is charged with five felonies, including one...

DATE: July 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Raise the roof

DATE: July 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Study: Drilling eases seeps

More drilling can remedy the methane-seepage problem that natural-gas production aggravated.That was the conclusion the Southern Ute Indian Tribe has come to after years of studying seepage of...

DATE: July 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

LeBlanc: Layoffs possible this year

Much has happened in the four months since City Manager Ron LeBlanc held Durango's first-ever all-staff meeting and assured city employees their jobs were secure.After more than 10 years of growth,...

DATE: July 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

Republican Committee to meet on Aug. 6 The Republican Central Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 6 in the Anasazi Room at the La Plata County Courthouse, 1060 East Second Ave. All Republicans...

DATE: July 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Young entrepreneurs

 

DATE: July 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man dies from injuries

A Durango man involved in a single-car accident died Wednesday morning at Swedish Medical Center in Denver.Dillon Egger, 18, a recent graduate of Durango High School, suffered critical injuries in...

DATE: July 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

An algae alternative

Ignacio - The Southern Ute Indian Tribe's newest investment is going to make it some green.Green algae, that is.Solix Energy Inc. and the tribe unveiled the Coyote Gulch Demonstration Facility to a...

DATE: July 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. 550 barrier a problem for wildlife

The barrier being installed down the middle of U.S. Highway 550/160 between the DoubleTree Hotel and Wal-Mart creates a potential death trap for wildlife. But human life is more important, a...

DATE: July 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News