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Anglers discover unindentified body in Lake Capote

A body was found floating facedown in Lake Capote on the Southern Ute Indian Tribe Reservation by a group of fishermen around 8 a.m. Wednesday morning.The identity has not been determined, but it...

DATE: July 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Panel reviews school policies

DENVER – School misbehavior that years ago resulted in a trip to the principal’s office but now sometimes gets children put in handcuffs is getting a closer look from Colorado lawmakers, part of a...

DATE: July 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Sewage estimate: 300,000 gallons

Durango has given the Colorado health department an official estimate of how much sewage spilled into the Animas River the weekend of July 15: 300,000 gallons.For context, that's how much a...

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Small streams may get greater protection

DENVER – Fishing and environmental groups are hailing the Environmental Protection Agency’s new move to enforce clean water laws in small mountain streams.Environment Colorado delivered more than...

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Upper Pine Fire looks into thefts

A Honda 5000 generator worth $3,500, a Husqvarna chain saw valued at $1,000 and several fuel cans were stolen from a Bayfield fire station, and authorities are scratching their heads over who did...

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceTuesday 12:06 a.m. A dog was loose near East Fifth Avenue and 30th Street.12:39 a.m. Someone reported a hazardous situation in the east 200 block of 15th Street.2:50 a.m. A...

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton looks at all deficit-cutting proposals

WASHINGTON – As the U.S. gets closer to defaulting on its debt, Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, stopped short of saying he will vote for a GOP plan in the House to raise the debt ceiling and reduce...

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Post office in peril

MARVEL – Closing the post office in Marvel could force residents into dangerous winter commutes and stifle economic growth for the rural community, local and state elected officials say.“We...

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Motorcycle accident victim remains in critical condition

A Pagosa Springs man is still in critical condition at San Juan Regional Medical Center in Farmington after an accident that happened July 17.Karl W. “Moose” Hujus, 23, was injured when he was...

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton to hold telephone town hall on debt tonight

Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, will have a telephone town hall meeting with constituents at 7 p.m. tonight to discuss the debt ceiling.Congress has competing plans from House Republicans and Senate...

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R names interim leader

Almost a month after Durango School District 9-R Superintendent Keith Owen announced his resignation, the school board appointed an interim superintendent.In a Monday night meeting, five board...

DATE: July 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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