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Wintry storm threatens holiday travels

A large storm already blamed for at least eight deaths in the West slogged through Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico and other parts of the Southwest on Sunday, leading to hundreds of flight...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Shedding light on Colorado’s suicide issue

Jimi and Marita Harman lost their son to suicide two years ago. But to them, it feels like yesterday. On Saturday, the Harmans and their daughter Kimberly Noble attended the International Suicide...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

October DUIs/DWAIs

DUI Convictions The following are convictions made in October 2013 for driving under the influence with a blood-alcohol content of 0.08 percent or higher or by prescription or illegal drugs. Unless...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Udall, Hagel: Global warming, security connected

WASHINGTON – In a speech Friday, U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., commented about the effects of global warming on national security. Udall’s remarks were in response to a speech by Secretary of...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sierra cement visits Four Corners

Colorado snow enthusiasts love their fluffy white “cold-smoke” powder, but how about some of that “Sierra cement?” A slow-moving storm system crept its way over the Southwest during the last week,...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Oxbow might be out for tubers

“Skateboarding is not a crime” was once a common slogan for skaters protesting restrictions. Animas River inner-tubers have no similar refrain, but like skaters of a generation ago, they’re facing...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Moms weave a web

When young mother Carli Walker moved to Durango with her husband, she had hopes of making friends. But it wasn’t so easy. In Chicago, she had joined mothers’ social groups, where she found support...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Votes on fracking catch guv’s eye

Gov. John Hickenlooper has acknowledged that recent municipal votes imposing hydraulic fracturing bans in four Colorado cities demonstrate the health concerns of Colorado residents living amid a...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Let there be light

With its sweeping vistas, dramatic formations in places such as Monument Valley and ruins and relics of Four Corners residents long vanished, the Navajo Reservation is a beautiful place. But the...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Opening up to solar power

Jim and Karen Sumrall said it just made sense. Five years ago, they installed 22 solar panels on the roof of their home in Durango. Since then, they’ve seen their electricity bill plummet, and they...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dayplanner Sunday

Meetings and Events American Legion will host Sunday brunch, 9 a.m.-noon, 878 East Second Ave. Operation Christmas Child collections, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2917 Aspen...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores man pleads guilty to Roatcap Fire

A Dolores man facing more than four decades in prison pleaded guilty Thursday to escape jail time in connection to the 2012 Roatcap Fire. Accepted by District Court Judge Todd Plewe on Thursday,...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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