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Salazar visits N.M. to discuss water issues

ALBUQUERQUE – Rethinking water supply and demand along one of the West’s most important river systems is among the recommendations being considered by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and other...

DATE: July 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Utah wildfire said to be sparked by arcing power lines

SALT LAKE CITY – A Utah wildfire that destroyed 52 homes and left one man dead was caused by arcing between power transmission lines that were built too closely together and sent a surge to the...

DATE: July 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Long Hollow reservoir under way

REDMESA – It seemed anyone who was or is someone in the production, distribution or consumption of water in Southwest Colorado for the last 60 years gathered Tuesday at a spot on Long Hollow.The...

DATE: July 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Debate shows different visions for county

The election season has barely begun in La Plata County, but the line between two candidates for county commissioner became starkly clear at a candidate forum Tuesday night.Gwen Lachelt and Kellie...

DATE: July 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Are you willing to pay for plastic bags?

For 90 minutes Tuesday, the Durango City Council batted around an issue like a plastic bag floating around a parking lot.Then a majority consensus emerged that the city should research imposing a...

DATE: July 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceTuesday 12:49 a.m. Construction workers had a compressor that was making a lot of noise in the 1200 block of Main Avenue.4:23 a.m. A man was passed out by a shed behind Conoco...

DATE: July 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local fire linked to arson

A small apartment fire reported earlier this month is the result of arson, authorities said Tuesday.The fire occurred about 5:10 a.m. July 1 at 763 Animas View Drive.There was no structural damage,...

DATE: July 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crossing trails

DATE: July 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Romney expansive during visit

The town hall in Grand Junction provided Mitt Romney the chance to make some of his most extensive remarks of the campaign since he became the de facto Republican nominee.Here are some of the...

DATE: July 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Romney targets Obama tax plan

GRAND JUNCTION – In his most extensive remarks in Colorado of the presidential campaign, Republican Mitt Romney dug into President Barack Obama on Tuesday, repeatedly calling him a liberal who...

DATE: July 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

County to lose more than $920,000 in revenue

La Plata County’s coffers are feeling the pinch of last year’s falling natural-gas prices.The county will lose more than $920,000 in property-tax revenue because of a 25 percent drop in natural-gas...

DATE: July 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Contract outlines perks for cycling pros

The city of Durango will be responsible for providing 75 downtown hotel rooms on a Sunday night, a gala banquet for 300 as well as a lot of trash receptacles, towels and box lunches, but it still...

DATE: July 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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