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Code changes may make more sense

Durango’s new land-use rules will do a better job telling residents what they can do, not just what they can’t do, said planning consultant Todd Messenger.“We’re creating zoning districts ... that...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Federal report questions decisions in N.M. rescue

SANTA FE – A former state police chief pilot says there was pressure to fly rescue missions from the Public Safety Department’s top administrator, and that may have contributed to a fatal crash in...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Latest Mexican wolf death comes under Fed scrutiny

ALBUQUERQUE – Federal law enforcement officials confirmed Friday they are investigating the shooting death of a Mexican gray wolf in southwestern New Mexico, the latest in a series of suspicious...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Officials worry database copied

DENVER – A Colorado sheriff’s online database mistakenly revealed the identities of confidential drug informants and listed phone numbers, addresses and Social Security numbers of suspects, victims...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

First Latina, openly gay joins state Supreme Court

DENVER – Telling her colleagues that her allegiance is to the law, not any special interest group, Deputy Attorney General Monica Marquez was sworn in Friday as Colorado’s new Supreme Court...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Alors on Danse

Alyse M. Neubert and Tirrel Thomas perform “Haven’t Met You Yet” for Alors On Danse, a show held by the Dance Co-Motion, a student group at Fort Lewis College, at the Smiley Building. Additional shows will be at 7 p.m. today and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday.

DATE: Dec. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

City land-use code to be addressed The city of Durango’s Planning and Community Development Department will hold a workshop to gather community comments about a set of proposed new zoning districts...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

City gets grant for sports complex

A recent grant award means the city of Durango will start creating a 16-acre sports complex next month at Fort Lewis College, and relief for the area’s many sports clubs.“Multiuse fields are...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado’s schools get their new report cards

Colorado schools are getting their first ratings under new performance standards approved by lawmakers last year, replacing school report cards that teachers and educators said only stigmatized...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Serial-burglary investigation grows

A La Plata County exterminator was arrested for the fourth time Thursday in connection with a string of burglaries that go back years.Charles Edward Trogdon, 49, owner of Professional Exterminator,...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceThursday 12:22 a.m. A drunken person was causing problems in the 600 block of Camino del Rio.Wednesday 7:53 a.m. Police were informed of a vehicle repossession about to occur at...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Organic meat gracing more holiday tables

What’s the real story behind the roasts that take center stage at holiday feasts?The question is one that more and more consumers are asking after movies such as “Food Inc.” and “Fast Food Nation”...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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