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Pagosa infant newest pertussis case

Doctors have confirmed that an infant girl in Pagosa Springs has been diagnosed with pertussis, also known as whooping cough, the latest in a rash of cases in Southwest Colorado.Doctors also are...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT commissioner pushes for federal stimulus funds

An increase in vehicle registration fees that is being considered in the state Legislature would generate much-needed revenue for highway and bridge projects, a Colorado Department of...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County man arrested on charge of child porn

A La Plata County man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing and distributing child pornography.The La Plata County Sheriff's Office and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement executed a...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Parent leave bill gets 1st OK

DENVER - Employers would have to give their workers unpaid time off for parent-teacher conferences under a bill initially approved in the state House on Friday.Republicans bashed House Bill 1057 as...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman accused of ID theft

A Durango woman has been arrested on suspicion of stealing another woman's identity and using it to complete $4,700 worth of fraudulent transactions around Southwest Colorado and New...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

It's all an act

DATE: Feb. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Diving into districts

DATE: Feb. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Colorado snowpack remains above average

A heavy December snowfall has kept the state's snowpack at above-average levels, with local depths 16 percent above average.The numbers, released Wed-nesday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

One singular sensation

DATE: Feb. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

2 announce candidacies for City Council

Two Durango residents announced on Thursday their City Council candidacies. Incumbent Doug Lyon and newcomer Christina Thompson will seek two of the three seats up for grabs in the April 7...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

State Senate passes transportation bill

DENVER - The state Senate gave final approval to a $250 million highway bill Thursday.Two Democrats joined all Republicans in opposition, but the bill passed 19-16.The vote came after an...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cuts likely at Durango High

Durango High School teachers may face layoffs next year as the school deals with lower projected enrollment.Superintendent Keith Owen, in an interview Thursday, said if projections for reduced...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News