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S. Utes prepare for election

With the top leadership post and three Tribal Council seats up for grabs, an active election season has begun for the Southern Ute Indian Tribe.Five candidates are vying for the job of Tribal...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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The huge bulletin board outside the Durango Natural Foods Co-op front door is a psychedelic montage of homemade fliers advertising a variety of items, including futons and home-baked huckleberry...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango trolley is in trouble

Durangoans are loving their trolley to death.“Trolley ridership is maxed out; if we get another 10 percent increase in ridership, we can’t sustain that,” Transit Operations Manager Kent Harris told...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Clerk urges voters to check on registration

Though it may be hard to believe, the Nov. 1 elections are around the corner, and there is only a week left to register.Voters can register online at www.govotecolorado.com or in person at the La...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire quelled at J. Bo Pizza & Ribs

A fire early Tuesday morning left the J. Bo Pizza & Rib Co. with a smoky smell but no flame, smoke or water damage.In fact, the eatery opened at 11 a.m. on schedule, manager Matt Spanjers said.“We...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Audit: Colo. courts often fail to protect wards of the state

DENVER – Wards of the state are at risk of theft and are sometimes appointed guardians and conservators who don’t get background checks because of failings in the Colorado court system, a state...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Horse sense

DATE: Sept. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Art is a powerful tool’

Four colors are deeply sacred to the Utes – black, yellow, white and red.The colors are commonly found in the “stylized symbolism” that Ute Mountain Ute artist Norman Lancing incorporates into his...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Culture hangs on language, art

Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series.By Heather ScofieldHerald Staff Writer“Ich nuu’apag’apü uruskwa’èi.”Translated on the pages of a digital dictionary downloaded to the computer...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Water-lease test aims to end ‘buy and dry’ trend

ROCKY FORD – A pilot project in Colorado’s Arkansas Valley seeks to break a “buy and dry” trend in which thirsty cities buy water rights from farmers desperate for cash in times of severe drought,...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

August DuI’s/DWAI’s

DUI ConvictionsThe following are convictions made in August 2011 for driving under the influence with a blood-alcohol content of 0.08 percent or higher or by prescription or illegal drugs. Unless...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Can’t wait to see ’em

DATE: Sept. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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