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Local man gets 6 years for choking woman

A La Plata County man was sentenced Thursday to six years in prison for choking a woman.Case Fields, 26, pleaded guilty in March to a domestic-violence charge of felony menacing. He was facing a...

DATE: May 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

New law brightens state jobless fund’s finances

DENVER – Businesses will pay slightly higher taxes to help the state cover debts run up by its unemployment insurance fund, under a bill Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Thursday.The fund is more than...

DATE: May 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton raps Obama over Israel speech

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton took on President Barack Obama this week over the president’s remarks about Israel.Tipton planned to send a letter to Obama today, asking him to retract his remarks about...

DATE: May 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

For the 40th ride – let the sun shine

When it comes to weather and the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, the Grateful Dead probably summed it up best: “Sometimes the light’s all shinin’ on me; Other times I can barely see.”Fortunately this...

DATE: May 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Iron Horse over the years

1972 – 36 bicyclists race to the top of Coal Bank Pass, where the race ends because organizers think it’s too dangerous to ride down the steep roads with traffic. Tom Mayer, who had the original...

DATE: May 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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DATE: May 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. outdoors initiative to support 3 Colo. projects

COMMERCE CITY – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will contribute $350,000 toward connecting Denver area trails, parks and open spaces as part of President Barack Obama’s “America’s Great...

DATE: May 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wife flies plane for sick husband

DENVER – A woman whose pilot-husband was having trouble breathing and speaking took over the controls of a small airplane during a flight from California to Colorado and flew to the Four Corners...

DATE: May 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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DATE: May 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceWednesday 12:49 a.m. A drunken person was causing problems in the 1400 block of Main Avenue.2:24 a.m. Someone trespassed at Mercy Regional Medical Center.2:30 a.m. A driver was...

DATE: May 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

River trail extension decision delayed

A decision by the Durango Parks and Recreation Advisory Board about how to extend the Animas River Trail north from its current terminus at Memorial Park was put off until June 13.Board members...

DATE: May 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

As the bear does

More than three centuries ago, as the spring berries began to blossom from the bushes and the great black bears emerged from winter hibernation, so did the Ute people rise from the toils of...

DATE: May 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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