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Setting it straight

During the 2008-09 school year, 838 Durango High School students participated in athletics. A Page 1A article Wednesday put the number at 295. The smaller number refers only to spring sports....

DATE: May 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

To the dogs

DATE: May 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

9-R teachers, staff to receive raises

Teachers, administrators and support personnel will get significant raises in Durango School District 9-R next school year in a move district officials hope will reduce gaps between local salaries...

DATE: May 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Town celebrates Bonnie and Clyde

GIBSLAND, La. - When lawmen eager for revenge used a field near this tiny town to set the trap for Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, they wrote Gibsland into a macabre love story that's fascinated...

DATE: May 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Schwarzenegger details $5.5B in additional cuts to budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Tuesday proposed eliminating welfare for 500,000 families and terminating health coverage for nearly 1 million children to help close the state's...

DATE: May 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hear me roar

DATE: May 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Joe Biden touts green jobs in Denver

DENVER - Vice President Joe Biden continued the White House's traveling sales pitch for its economic recovery plan Tuesday at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science - the same place President...

DATE: May 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Board makeup may be set today

La Plata County commissioners appeared likely to make a decision today about the makeup of San Juan Basin Health Department's board, but that seemed unlikely to include actual...

DATE: May 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gate problems halt A-LP pumping

A malfunction at the Animas-La Plata Project has halted pumping and could push back the date the reservoir is full by six months, Bureau of Reclamation officials said Tuesday.Problems with the...

DATE: May 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

9-R proposes budget for 2009-10

Durango School District 9-R proposed a nearly $40 million budget for 2009-10 at a board meeting Tuesday.Laine Gibson, chief financial officer, said the $39.92 million budget includes fewer staff...

DATE: May 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

School board gives reprieve to Keresey

In a rare split vote, the Durango school board gave Sheldon Keresey, the Durango High School athletic director whose job is in jeopardy, a reprieve Tuesday.Numerous parents, students and colleagues...

DATE: May 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Hispanics optimistic about having voice on high court

The nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court was received positively Tuesday by Hispanics in La Plata County."It certainly brings a new perspective to the court," said Leonard...

DATE: May 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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