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Gold miner offers $6.5M for cleanup

The largest gold producer ever in Silverton has offered $6.5 million toward cleaning up toxic waste leaking from one of its shuttered mines.A letter from the Sunnyside Gold Corp. was received...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Putting the man in manicure

At 6 feet 4 inches tall, 66-year-old Gary Graham towered over Main Avenue. Tourists stole looks as he took a long, appreciative drag of his cigarette.“Marlboros, of course,” said Graham, who – clad...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Missing Colo. boys found safe in Ariz.

DENVER – Two boys who disappeared in western Colorado three days ago have been found safe after running away and driving a pickup truck to Arizona, authorities said Wednesday.The San Miguel County...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceTuesday 12:48 a.m. Two men were on the roof of the Strater Hotel, 699 Main Ave.3:21 a.m. Someone parked a vehicle illegally in the east 700 block of Fourth Street.Monday 8:46 a.m. A...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Spiking cancer

DATE: Oct. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lightning disables 911 tower

Lightning believed to have struck Sunday night or early Monday disabled a radio tower with multiple antennas on Grassy Mountain between the Forest Lakes subdivision and Vallecito Reservoir.A...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Campaigns keeping a low profile

DENVER – Shhhh ... Don’t tell anyone, but there’s a major statewide election in less than a month.Proposition 103 asks voters to raise income and sales taxes to fund schools and colleges.If it...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Council OKs bid for Colo. bike race

Durango city councilors on Tuesday unanimously voted to submit a proposal to host the start of the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge. The bold move could flood Durango with international visitors, and...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Big umbrella

DATE: Oct. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

When learning’s an adventure

Calling all future scientists.That is exactly what a new regional science, wilderness and culture camp for families is doing, with hopes of changing the world and building the region’s economy...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Evidence shown in Durango voyeurism case

Opening statements were made Tuesday in a trial for a Durango man suspected of secretly videotaping his housesitter.Mark “Steve” Brown, 57, is charged with two counts of felony stalking and two...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceMonday 1:34 a.m. A couple of juveniles were on the roof of the Strater Hotel, 699 Main Ave.5:07 a.m. Someone found a police officer’s ticket book near Manna Soup Kitchen, 1100 Avenida...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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