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Helping out

A church group from Texas spent a week doing deeds to benefit the Durango community.Crosspoint Church brought 54 young people and 10 adults from McKinney, Texas, who divided their time collecting...

DATE: July 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceFriday 12:56 a.m. Someone was suspected of obscene conduct in the 800 block of Narrow Gauge Avenue.1:05 a.m. Someone reported a possible drunken driver in the west 200 block of...

DATE: July 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

9-R delays chief decision

After a 2½-hour meeting Friday night to discuss appointing an interim superintendent for Durango School District 9-R, the school board decided to postpone any action until at least next week. The...

DATE: July 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man ‘fair’ after Rico explosion

Authorities are investigating an explosion near Rico that left one man injured by a homemade explosive.The Dolores County Sheriff’s Office, Colorado State Patrol and Rico Fire and Rescue responded...

DATE: July 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cards for a cause

Campbell Brown, 9, creates a card Friday at the Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County that will be sold at a silent auction to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. Some of the cards will be auctioned Friday at the La Plata County Fairgrounds.

DATE: July 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man dies in glider crash

A local man died Friday in a motorized glider crash on the Glacier Club golf course.The accident occurred at 4:33 p.m. between the first hole and the driving range of the development’s nine-hole...

DATE: July 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montana, Exxon tussle over river spill

BILLINGS, Mont. – Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer has decided Exxon Mobil and the state don’t make good roommates after nearly a week of working together in close quarters to clean up an estimated...

DATE: July 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico drought forces extreme measures

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico water managers said Friday they are hopeful that summer rains will alleviate the pains of a persistent drought, but until then, they’re scrambling to meet demands across...

DATE: July 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Police see string of car thefts

Durango resident Dan Berghoff was home asleep when he heard his truck engine start.“I looked out the window, and the guy was pulling out of my driveway,” Berghoff said. “I actually ran out the door...

DATE: July 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Eye-opener

Sometimes you have to walk a mile in someone’s shoes to understand.That was the consensus as more than a dozen local social-service providers literally walked a mile in their clients’ shoes on...

DATE: July 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Parks, wildlife board starts merger

DENVER – The state’s newly combined parks and wildlife board began meeting Thursday to work out details of their merger, and the members hit their first mild culture clash.The Legislature voted...

DATE: July 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

1 hurt in Dolores County blast

A man was injured late Thursday afternoon in Dolores County when his car exploded while transporting explosive materials.“It’s going to be an ongoing multiagency investigation,” Cpl. Eric Wynn, a...

DATE: July 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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