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Snow blankets area

  A Pacific snowstorm deposited heavy snowfall on the Durango area overnight, leaving 1,400 customers in the area without power. Nearly four feet of snow has fallen in portions of the San Juan...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Housing alliance eyes three parcels

Three pieces of public land could become available for affordable housing under a proposal currently in the worksthrough the Regional Housing Alliance of La Plata County.The parcels are located on...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storm knocks out power to 1,400 in county

A Pacific snowstorm deposited heavy snowfall on the Durango area overnight, leaving 1,400 customers in the area without power. Nearly four feet of snow has fallen in portions of the San Juan...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Unmasked man robs Durango bank

A bank robber made off with an undisclosed amount of cash Monday at the First National Bank of Durango. Police said a man in his mid-20s entered the bank and passed a note to the teller. He was...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flu Watch

Flu activity: H1N1 activity continues to decline both locally and statewide. H1N1 vaccine clinics this week "font-weight: bold;">Friday: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., San Juan Basin Health Department....

DATE: Dec. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter carnival

DATE: Dec. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chamber of Commerce names award finalists

The Durango Chamber of Commerce has announced the three finalists for its 2009 “year's best" award in eight categories.The winners and the recipients of four other awards will be announced at its...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Murder trial may open today

Jury selection ran a sixth day on Monday with opening arguments expected to begin this morning in the trial of a Cortezman accused of first-degree murder.Ignacio “Michael" Ray Rael is accused of...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango, Bayfield schools delay start; Ignacio school to be closed

Because of ongoing weather and road conditions, Durango School District 9-R will delay the start of school Wednesday bytwo hours. Bus schedules will be adjusted by two hours. School will end at the...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storm brings closures, crashes; more on the way

A strong Pacific storm brought widespread snowfall to Southwest Colorado on Monday - making roads treacherous and skiresorts blissful. Durango School District 9-R announced late Monday evening...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cancellations announced in Southwest Colorado

The following weather-related cancellations and situations have been announced: b Durango-La "">Plata County is expected to open by 2p.m. Travelers should check with their airlines before...

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

Fort Lewis battles enrollment decline

Fort Lewis College's enrollment has fallen to its lowest level in a decade, reducing tuition revenue as the collegefaces steep budget cuts.Enrollment in Durango's public, liberal-arts college has...

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

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