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Michael Rendon comes full circle

When he moved here, Michael Rendon was a punk.The 37-year-old Durango city councilor was into anarchy, veganism, screamy music and commune living as anundergraduate. After class, he would play his...

DATE: April 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Real estate activity picks up locally

The median price of homes sold in La Plata County was mixed during the first quarter of 2010, while the number oftransactions were up significantly compared to a year ago, suggesting a return in...

DATE: April 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

By hook or by crook Denver TV obtainable

La Plata and Montezuma counties may be in the Albuquerque television market, but thousands of residents have found waysto receive Denver TV stations via the airwaves, cable and satellite.In...

DATE: April 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College picks Navajo as student president

Fort Lewis College students have elected the second Native American student body president in the college'shistory.Alray Nelson, a Navajo majoring in sociology and political science, will take...

DATE: April 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Explosion, fire raze Vallecito home

VALLECITO - One of five houses clustered in the 2000 block of County Road 501A on the east side of Vallecito Reservoirburned to the ground Friday morning after an explosion of unknown origin. La...

DATE: April 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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DATE: April 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton takes in $141,000

DENVER - Republican Scott Tipton raised $141,000 during the first three months of the year in his campaign to unseatU.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Manassa.The state representative from Cortez finished...

DATE: April 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield to get big money for little kids

Bayfield's preschool is set to receive a large chunk of cash from the federal government, Congressman John Salazarannounced Friday in a news release.The Bayfield Early Education Program will...

DATE: April 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

3 teachers latest 9-R casualties

After learning three Durango High School probationary teachers are becoming casualties of a tightening budget, four DHSstudents took action Friday to try to save the teachers' jobs. Science...

DATE: April 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Loan bill clears House hurdle

DENVER - Opponents of payday lending won a close vote in the House on Thursday after weeks of behind-the-sceneswrangling for support.House Bill 1351 still has to pass one more recorded vote in the...

DATE: April 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Discovery Museum to begin Phase II

Golden shovels hit the dirt and at least one trash can exploded in the name of science Thursday at the DurangoDiscovery Museum at the Powerhouse, a planned energy-themed interactive science center...

DATE: April 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

State gives initial OK for A-LP water

DENVER - A plan to have the state buy water in the Animas-La Plata project received a positive reception Thursday froma Senate panel.The $36 million idea would give the state up to 10,460 acre-feet...

DATE: April 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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