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Chances for moisture increase in area

Durangoans shouldn't let a few unseasonably warm days lull them into thinking this winter is over.The National Weather Service is forecasting six days with 40 percent or greater chance of snowfall,...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Panels advance Roberts', Isgar's bills

DENVER - Young criminals will get a second chance under two bills by Rep. Ellen Roberts that advanced Thursday in the state Legislature.The House Judiciary Committee passed both bills on a 10-0...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tourism advocates say ad cuts are bad idea

DENVER - The tourism industry could become the latest victim of the economy because of a plan to cut the state's advertising budget in half.Rural lawmakers are objecting to the cuts that Gov. Bill...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Squeezing sunflowers

DOVE CREEK - Nothing goes to waste at the San Juan Bioenergy plant.The plant began squeezing oil from sunflower seeds last month, but it also turns sunflower stems, leaves, heads and hulls into...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jammin' Juniors

DATE: Jan. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Market rises on tech, financial stocks

NEW YORK - Investors acted Wednesday as if they had overdone it a day earlier.Wall Street snapped back from a steep sell-off with a rebound in the same financial stocks that were pummeled Tuesday....

DATE: Jan. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kennedy won't run for Senate

ALBANY, N.Y. - Published reports say Caroline Kennedy is withdrawing from her effort to join the U.S. Senate in the seat once held by her uncle, slain Sen. Bobby Kennedy.The New York Times and New...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Academy student found dead

Durango School District 9-R announced Wednesday that a high school student died Tuesday as the result of a probable suicide.La Plata County Coroner Dr. Carol Huser identified the student as Alveino...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tree toppers

DATE: Jan. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

EPA won't drop air test

The Environmental Protection Agency has given up plans to eliminate an air-pollution testing method at Mesa Verde National Park. The change, environmentalists claimed, would have weakened rules...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

State agency holds Idaho mine meeting

Officials from the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining & Safety met with concerned residents and county officials Wednesday at an informal review meeting about a California company's...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jeanne Weston

Longtime Durango resident Jeanne Weston died from complications of a prolonged illness at Mercy Regional Medical Center on Monday, Jan. 19, 2009. She was 81.Mrs. Weston was born to Russell and...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News