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Parks and Rec drops dance

The Durango Parks and Recreation Department will not offer dance classes this winter for the first time since 1996, but city officials said the decision is unique and will not affect current or...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Juggling majors

DATE: Jan. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Power outage hits north county

Power was restored to 477 La Plata Electric Association customers in north La Plata County shortly after 5 p.m. Monday.The customers lost their electricity when a backhoe moving snow at Silver Pick...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez man on trial for burglaries

A jury trial began Monday for a Cortez man suspected of burglarizing numerous homes last year in La Plata County.Mark Suer, 36, is charged with 16 felonies, including 14 counts of burglary, one...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Perigee moon

DATE: Jan. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

State begins investigation of gold mine

DENVER - A California company is in trouble with Colorado regulators over its La Plata County gold mine.State mining regulators issued a cease-and-desist order Monday to Wildcat Mining Corp.,...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Senate panel backs Bernie Buescher

DENVER - A Western Slope Democrat will become Colorado secretary of state this week, a job that has been a magnet for controversy in recent years.Bernie Buescher is scheduled to be sworn in...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Drilling requires heavy machinery

The first order of business Monday for La Plata County commissioners Kelly Hotter and Wally White was a visit to the reservoir at Ridges Basin where construction has started on a project to supply...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Broncos to hire Pats' coordinator

With a quarterback they want to nurture and a franchise-shaping decision to be made, the Denver Broncos agreed to terms with New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels on Sunday to...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Granting a wish

DATE: Jan. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

2 women stabbed in local brawl

Two women suffered stab wounds to their arms that were not life-threatening in a brawl involving two men, two women and a juvenile female at a house in the west 100 block of 32nd Street.Cpl. Greg...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Depression-era projects survive

DENVER (AP) - Nature gave us Red Rocks.But more than 70 years ago, it was the hard-working young men of the Civilian Conservation Corps and the New Deal laborers of the Works Progress...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News