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Array of Light

A local company is pushing an ambitious plan that in short order would have solar systems on hundreds of homes in La Plata County at no greater cost than residents' current electric bills.The plan...

DATE: May 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nuggets Nation suffers through Game 6 funeral

I watched Hedo's magic 3 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on TV.I watched LeBron undo Hedo's magic spell in Game 2 with a Jordanesque triple at the final buzzer.I watched Lewis' long ball...

DATE: May 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lions, tigers and bears

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls.Bewilderment abounded at the La Plata County Fairgrounds on Saturday, where ponderous pachy-derms perplexed; garrulous clown tumblers emoted with manic abandon...

DATE: May 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Happy harvest

DATE: May 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tribe, feds in health-center dispute

DENVER - The Southern Ute Indian Tribe is attempting to gain control of its health center from the federal government after suffering a setback in court this month.When the tribe asked the federal...

DATE: May 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

County to use TV for latest master plan

La Plata County is taking its latest plan to rework the master planning document to television, where residents can get a glimpse on what lies ahead."We're not going into this with some...

DATE: May 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rerouted

DATE: May 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

State could tighten uranium-mining rules

DENVER - Uranium companies in Southwest Colorado could face stricter oversight if they restart the region's idled mines.The state's Mined Land Reclamation Board kicked off a rulemaking this week on...

DATE: May 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man to serve on D.C. subcommittee

When it comes to balancing the needs of society with protecting the environment, Durango resident Dave Wegner said he errs on the side of the environment."I tend to be more conservative in...

DATE: May 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Paving the past

Looking up, the view Gladys Davies, 82, enjoys from her front yard still looks like it did nearly 60 years ago.Houses, churches, cars and noise all poked up around the family house on 830 Florida...

DATE: May 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forum tackles children's idleness

Children tend to gain weight during summer break. The average age of hunters and anglers is 55. Children today are expected to live three to five fewer years than their parents.These stark facts...

DATE: May 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local briefs

Relay for Life team to host car wash St. Columba's Relay for Life team, the Rockin' Walkin' Saints, will host a car wash from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the New Country Auto Used Center across...

DATE: May 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News