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Late in life, nutrition makes big difference

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Three years ago, at age 92, Marjorie Townley of Chattanooga, Tenn., felt resigned, seeinglittle chance for improvement in her quality of life.At 220 pounds and falling...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Council to make appointments

The Durango Water Commission is one of several volunteer boards and commissions that assist the Durango City Council byoffering input and recommendations. Most members serve three-year terms, with...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kroeger steps down from water panel

For the first time in more than six decades, local politics will be without the voice of Fred Kroeger.Kroeger, 92 this month, will step down from the city's Water Commission after 64 years...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos hopeful Gary Kennedy moves election bid to state House

Durango Democrat Brian O'Donnell will have a challenger for his bid to replace Ellen Roberts as the region'srepresentative to the state House.Mancos Republican Gary Kennedy announced he's backing...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lawmakers look to plug budget hole

DENVER - It's time now to name “The Biggest Loser."State budget cuts this week could hit people on Medicaid and welfare, local governments, farmers and ranchers andanyone involved with building...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

S. Utes put ethics code on hold

The Southern Ute Indian Tribe has suspended its Tribal Code of Ethics, a move the tribe's former director of thecommunity center said undermines the tribe's credibility with its members, employees...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Eye-ballin' the table

DATE: Feb. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Big tricks

DATE: Feb. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Affordable-housing group to close

A local housing group has done so well at providing affordable homes that it put itself out of business.Fox Farm Village, one of the final projects of the La Plata County Community Development...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter training

DATE: Feb. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge sentences Cortez man to maximum term

Convicted murderer Ignacio “Michael" Ray Rael was sentenced Friday to nearly five decades in prison for the October2008 slaying of his ex-girlfriend in Cortez.District Judge Douglas Walker imposed...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Urgent Care to move soon

Durango Urgent Care and Mercy Diagnostic Services are preparing to move to a new location at 2577 Main Ave. The March 1 move will give the health providers better visibility, especially for...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News