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Colorado to get fingerprint plan

DENVER – A federal program aimed at catching illegal immigrants by using their fingerprints when they’re booked in jails is coming to Colorado, Gov. Bill Ritter is expected to announce today,...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Sunday jig

DATE: Jan. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Frigid temps didn’t break any records

Durangoans survived. The bone-chillingly cold New Year’s weekend, while memorable, did not break any records. Briggen Wrinkle, volunteer observer for the National Weather Service, said temperatures...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

While world sleeps ... gamers get their fix

It's 1 a.m., and about 30 partiers are standing outside in heavy snow, cracking open cans and chugging as part of a drinking contest. A closer look, however, reveals that the revelers are slamming...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The pleasure of powder

Whoosh! Powder flies as skis and snowboards drift atop the snow. The freshly fallen white stuff creates an energetic silence that seems to invigorate legs strong enough to lay fresh tracks. Flying...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Meet first baby of 2011

Raucous cheers and the pop of Champagne corks could still be heard on Main Avenue when, just minutes into the New Year, Farmington residents Tina and Joseph Hodgman celebrated the birth of their...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ice cold

The arctic blast that sent temperatures plunging to well below zero Friday night and Saturday morning, freezing pipes and killing car batteries, will go down as one of the coldest New Year’s Days...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

N.M. gov.: Residents must work together

SANTA FE, – Republican Gov. Susana Martinez, making history as the nation’s first female Hispanic governor, called Saturday for New Mexicans to unite to solve economic, budget and educational...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

2010 – the year we did without

The big news in La Plata County during the year that ended Friday was the economy.Starting to curdle a couple of years ago, the region’s economy either directly or indirectly connected to much of...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Shredding into 2011

DATE: Dec. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Farm Bureau honors Whitehead for support

Herald Staff ReportThe Colorado Farm Bureau has awarded outgoing state Sen. Bruce Whitehead, D-Hesperus, with the 2010 Pinnacle Award in recognition of his support of the agricultural community...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Your thoughts on the year that was, and what will be?

With the dawning of 2011, The Herald was curious how people are feeling about the year recently passed as well as year to come. A trip to warm spots – local coffee houses – gave us some insight...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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