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Effort to give counties power over pay fails

DENVER - County officials turned out in force Tuesday to help kill a bill that would have put county commissioners incharge of their salaries.The Colorado Constitution gives the Legislature the...

DATE: April 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Couple sues to clarify tribal health plans

DENVER - A Durango couple's lawsuit against their health insurance company is back in court for a third time after afederal appeals court handed them a small victory last week.The case could affect...

DATE: April 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

State pursues grants

The Colorado Department of Education will reapply for the federal Race to the Top grant program after falling short inthe first round, state officials announced Tuesday.Colorado was named one of 16...

DATE: April 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

You can lead a dog to water

DATE: April 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Galapagos Islands odyssey shows students sea floor

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) - The shouting from lab students is about foam cups.The cups are right there, in a photo on a blog from a research ship half a world away off the Galapagos Islands....

DATE: April 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield election seats new board

In Tuesday's vote deciding four of the six seats on the Bayfield Town Board,  three of the seats were won byincumbents. Trustees Tom Au, Gabe Candelaria and Debbi Renfro were each re-elected to...

DATE: April 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police say clown story fabricated

Move over, Balloon Boy dad. Durango has its own alleged prankster. The Durango Police Department on Tuesday arrested Troy J. Aderholdt, 21, of Durango, after he admitted fabricating an elaborate...

DATE: April 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Heavy dust from New Mexico announces arrival of snowstorm

Strong southwesterly winds blew heavy dust into town Monday from New Mexico, ahead of a low-pressure system and coldfront that could drop 3 inches of snow today.Matthew Aleksa, meteorologist with...

DATE: April 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Senator defends vote on health care

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet during a visit to Durango on Monday defended his support of the health-care overhaul signedinto law last month.“It's not a perfect bill, but it's an enormous step forward...

DATE: April 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Spin control

DATE: April 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local snowpack beats state average

The snowpack in the basin encompassing the Animas, San Juan and Dolores rivers, while not the highest in the state,looks good compared with basins farther north and the state as a whole, statistics...

DATE: April 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

U-turn shuffle

DATE: April 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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