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Local company sued for age discrimination

A local company is being sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for age discrimination.The EEOC claims Western Energy Services of Durango, WESODI, refused to hire two electricians...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceThursday 2:10 a.m. Someone reported a loud party in the 500 block of Animas View Drive.4:41 a.m. Someone was yelling loudly near the Ninth Street Bridge.Wednesday 8:06 a.m. A man was...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

City hears 2 pitches for affordable housing

It sounds like a decision requiring the wisdom of King Solomon: Two worthwhile, badly needed affordable-housing projects backed by two dedicated groups both want to build on the same piece of...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Government economy’ feeling the pinch, too

DENVER – Guffaws erupted throughout the hearing room in the state Capitol basement when Democratic state Sen. John Morse talked about the “government economy.”Morse was defending a ballot...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire breaks out near Bayfield

More than 40 firefighters were working Friday night to control a wildfire burning near the Beaver Creek Road east of Bayfield.As of 8 p.m. Friday, the Beaver Meadows Fire had spread to about 15...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Little buckaroo ballads

DATE: Sept. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Beetle crisis gnaws at forests

SALT LAKE CITY – A gray-whiskered former fly-fishing guide waded through a Montana horse pasture whacking weeds for his neighbor, the machine rumbling in his hands, while on mountain ridges all...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Indy 500 winner Al Unser Jr. arrested for DWI

ALBUQUERQUE – Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. was arrested early Thursday morning on charges of drunken driving and reckless driving in New Mexico after authorities said he was...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Interior’s Salazar talks wilderness

ALBUQUERQUE – In his latest stop across the West, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar visited New Mexico on Thursday to discuss plans for what would be the Southwest’s first urban wildlife refuge and to...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

The weekender

The best in news, sports and entertainment.

DATE: Sept. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tour de France rider Danielson to be in town

The top American cyclist from the 2011 Tour de France will pedal back to his biking roots in Durango this week.Tom Danielson, Fort Lewis College graduate and celebrated pro road cyclist, will be...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Next obstacle: Thunderstorms

DATE: Sept. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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