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2 candidates set sights on county surveyor job

It’s a job that doesn’t pay well and isn’t well-known or understood. But its origins are steeped in history.The low pay and profile of the job means there are times when counties have no candidates...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

3 killed in wreck south of Cortez

Three people were killed and four injured Thursday night after a driver in a new Chevy Tahoe apparently ran a stop sign at U.S. highways 160 and 491 about 20 miles south of Cortez and was hit...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Making waves

DATE: Oct. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceFriday 12:32 a.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported in the 700 block of East Sixth Avenue. The offending vehicle was last seen heading eastbound.2:27 a.m. Someone defaced property...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Work begins on Mesa Verde center

MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK – With the scrape of modern shovels and traditional Native American digging sticks against the rocky soil of Mesa Verde National Park, 80 years of dreams became reality...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

And the West is History

RICO – “Harry Jackson, proprietor of the Jackson Hardware Company in Durango, accompanied by his wife, daughter and chauffeur, arrived in town in his big, red 50-horsepower automobile.”“Application...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man gets six-year prison sentence for home invasion

A Durango man was sentenced Friday to six years in prison for the armed robbery of a cocaine dealer earlier this year.Rees Beck, 26, gave a tearful apology and farewell to friends and family...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

BHS wrestlers advance

The Wolverines advanced two wrestlers all the way to the tournament semifinals. Nine other Wolverines remain alive on the back side of the tournament bracket after Friday's matches. The victories...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Fight over oil, gas bill not in vain

CapitolReport By Senator Jim Isgar Fight over oil, gas bill not in vain February 24, 2002 The battle over royalty payments from oil and gas companies wasa major fight over the past couple of...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango policeman charged in bar assault

A Durango Police Department officer was charged Thursday with harassment and assault in connection with a bar disturbance three months ago at the Lost Dog Bar & Lounge, said District Attorney Todd...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Governor hopefuls debate about unions, government

DENVER – The Democrat candidate for governor tried Thursday to defuse union and business fights that have tripped up current Gov. Bill Ritter.John Hickenlooper said he would not seek a change to...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tancredo TV ad targets Hickenlooper for boy’s death

DENVER – Tom Tancredo is running a television ad that blames his Democratic opponent in the governor’s race, John Hickenlooper, for causing the death of a 3-year-old boy.The ad features Marat...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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