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Ignacio man indicted for assault

DENVER – A federal grand jury has indicted an Ignacio man for a late-night knife assault in June at his friend’s house.Meonahan Scott Prairiechief, 26, faces four counts of assault and burglary...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceThursday 1:54 a.m. Someone reported a loud party in a front yard in the 400 block of East First Street.1:56 a.m. A 23-year-old was in a bike accident and suffered facial injuries near...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Governor seeks help for long-term jobless

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper is looking for federal help for the workers hit hardest by the recession.Hickenlooper said Thursday he is “in the discussion stages” with the federal government...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Udall, Bennet and Tipton say they can work with Obama

WASHINGTON – Amid news that the unemployment rate is expected to remain above 9 percent for the next year, President Barack Obama introduced the American Jobs Act to a joint session of Congress on...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Look! Up in the sky!

Low-altitude Air Force training exercises over northern New Mexico and western Colorado would not have any detrimental fallout, according to an environmental study on the proposal released this...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Home near Bayfield sustains ‘extensive’ damage in fire

BAYFIELD – A ranch-style home north of Bayfield sustained “extensive” damage from a fire reported Thursday.Firefighters were called to the home at 8786 County Road 501 about 7:30 a.m.The home,...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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DATE: Sept. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Free train ride on Sept. 11 for service members

All active military members, firefighters, emergency-medical technicians and police officers can ride the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad free Sunday in observance of the 10th anniversary...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Governor, activists team up against childhood hunger

DENVER – Although the problem touches 600,000 Coloradans, hunger is invisible to many people in the state, advocates said Wednesday.The state’s biggest anti-hunger organization, Hunger Free...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceWednesday 1:18 a.m. People were fighting in the 300 block of East Eighth Avenue.1:42 a.m. Two men were fighting in the east 100 block of 29th Street.Tuesday 7:11 a.m. Gas was stolen...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man pronounced dead after being found in Animas

A man whose body was discovered in the Animas River late Wednesday afternoon was pronounced dead after paramedics unsuccessfully performed CPR.His identity was not released pending family...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

City puts a wrap on plastic

To ensure worker safety, Durango’s recycling center will no longer accept plastic at any drop-off locations, but workers will continue to pick up plastic from residential bins, a city official said...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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