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Salazar praises Mesa Verde

Mesa Verde National Park’s new Visitor Center and Research Facility is not quite completed, but it already is drawing praise for its innovation while keeping down costs.“You live in one of the most...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Spaceport built, but questions linger in N.M.

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. – New Mexico Tourism Secretary Monique Jacobson says it will be New Mexico’s Sydney Opera House. Virgin Galactic Chairman Richard Branson has hinted it will host the...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Touch screens make voting easier

An ever-increasing number of residents in Colorado are voting from the comfort of their home via mail-in ballot, but those who go to the polls will find it easier than ever, says La Plata County...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Food truck phenomenon rolling into Durango?

Walk around cities such as New York, Portland and San Francisco, and it’s hard to miss the clusters of brightly colored food trucks perched on corners and tucked between buildings. Durango has yet...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Retired educator indicted in N.M.

ALBUQUERQUE – A retired educator who is married to a federal prosecutor in Albuquerque has been indicted on charges that he tipped off a person targeted in a federal firearms investigation.The...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Animas River cleanup

DATE: Sept. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

City takes top honors at transit conference

Increased ridership, commuter incentives and a new multimodal plan all propelled Durango’s transit system to top honors this week at the fall conference of the Colorado Association of Transit...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former panhandler finds employment holding sign in Fort Collins

FORT COLLINS (AP) – For three years, Del Lovejoy could be found at the corner of Mulberry and Timberline, quietly holding a battered cardboard sign reading, “Need Work. All Help is Grateful. God...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Indian Affairs post will be filled by N.M. school dean

ALBUQUERQUE – The U.S. Senate has confirmed a member of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma who currently is dean of the University of New Mexico Law School to oversee the Bureau of Indian Affairs.The...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Presidential proclamation creates Chimney Rock monument

PAGOSA SPRINGS – It's official.After about five years of lobbying and congressional negotiating, President Barack Obama signed Chimney Rock National Monument into existence with the stroke of a pen...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Don’t get leafed behind

Fall color followers can get an eyeful in the high country this weekend as aspen and scrub oak turn from green to yellow to orange to brown to rust to red.“It looks like the best viewing will be...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

State labor force shrinks, joblessness dips

Colorado’s unemployment rate is higher than the national average for the first time in seven years, according to August unemployment data released Friday. From July to August the state’s...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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