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FLC construction

DATE: July 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Environmental group names director

Megan Graham, an editorial writer at The Durango Herald, will replace Mark Pearson as executive director of the San Juan Citizens Alliance.Graham, 35, bested about 30 other applicants from far and...

DATE: July 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Valuations cause stir in Archuleta

Archuleta County taxpayers have filed what may be a record-setting number of appeals disputing property valuations this year.More than 3,000 property owners - representing about 15 percent of the...

DATE: July 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bail set for Seattle stabbing suspect

SEATTLE - A judge Saturday set bail at $10 million for a man accused of breaking into a south Seattle home and stabbing two women, one fatally.Fingerprints and bodily fluids tied Isaiah M.K....

DATE: July 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

President Obama sells health care, cites study

By Tom RaumAssociated Press WriterWASHINGTON - President Barack Obama, citing a new White House study suggesting that small businesses pay far more per employee for health insurance than big...

DATE: July 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan County requests grants

San Juan County has requested $472,000 in state grants to build 50 affordable single-family homes.The proposed development would be near Durango Mountain Resort. It would help the county provide...

DATE: July 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tourists here, but buying less

By Window shopping is up in Durango this summer.June sales-tax numbers in Durango, which reflect collections in May, were down 7.1 percent - slightly lower than last year and lower than City...

DATE: July 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gov. joins opposition to mercury shipments

DENVER - Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter has joined the growing chorus of opposition to a U.S. Department of Energy proposal to ship thousands of tons of mercury to a waste storage site south of Grand...

DATE: July 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colo. ahead in race for school funds

DENVER - Lt. Gov. Barbara O'Brien says Colorado is off to a good start in trying to get federal stimulus funds for education.O'Brien said Friday that officials believe Colorado can qualify for up...

DATE: July 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

S. Utes obtain housing money

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded the Southern Ute Indian Tribe $1.2 million to improve housing for Native American families.The funding - specifically $1,233,976 -...

DATE: July 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Road closure

DATE: July 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Adult education center receives grant

A recently awarded $415,000 grant will help fund a new life-skills program at The Durango Adult Education Center.The Colorado Department of Human Services awarded the grant, announced Monday by La...

DATE: July 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News