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ExxonMobil favors fracing disclosure

Oil giant ExxonMobil, which is acquiring local producer XTO Energy, said last week that it supports the disclosure ofthe chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing.The company's board, in a statement...

DATE: April 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

My, what a large beak you have

DATE: April 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Association pushes for Denver news

The Colorado Broadcasters Association is urging satellite providers to make Denver newscasts available to customers inLa Plata and Montezuma counties, but the satellite companies say they are...

DATE: April 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tea Partiers rally in Durango

Tea Party protesters at Rotary Park in Durango on Saturday said they feel their liberty is threatened by an ever-largerfederal government. “We're being attacked on all sides," said Franklin...

DATE: April 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Soccer, fútbol, and more soccer, fútbol

I suppose I have Jeremy Gunn and Darren Morgan to thank for this.Their easy charm and unyielding enthusiasm for soccer turned Durango into an honorary sister city of Liverpool.Now here I am, third...

DATE: April 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fun, not fish, purpose of fly-fishing club

Overcast skies, high winds and murky water couldn't stop a group of Escalante Middle School sixth-graders from fishingthe Animas River last week.The students are all part of the school's...

DATE: April 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Norwood man to face Roberts in August primary

Ellen Roberts faces a Republican primary opponent in Dean Boehler of Norwood for the Colorado 6th Senate Districtseat.At an assembly Saturday in Ridgway - friendly turf for Boehler - Boehler...

DATE: April 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Brown, O'Donnell move forward at assembly

Republicans overwhelmingly chose J. Paul Brown for the Colorado House of Representatives 59th District on Saturday,sending him on to face Democrat Brian O'Donnell.Brown won 92 percent of delegates'...

DATE: April 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Michael Rendon comes full circle

When he moved here, Michael Rendon was a punk.The 37-year-old Durango city councilor was into anarchy, veganism, screamy music and commune living as anundergraduate. After class, he would play his...

DATE: April 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Real estate activity picks up locally

The median price of homes sold in La Plata County was mixed during the first quarter of 2010, while the number oftransactions were up significantly compared to a year ago, suggesting a return in...

DATE: April 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

By hook or by crook Denver TV obtainable

La Plata and Montezuma counties may be in the Albuquerque television market, but thousands of residents have found waysto receive Denver TV stations via the airwaves, cable and satellite.In...

DATE: April 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College picks Navajo as student president

Fort Lewis College students have elected the second Native American student body president in the college'shistory.Alray Nelson, a Navajo majoring in sociology and political science, will take...

DATE: April 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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