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DATE: July 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

County, feds ease fire restrictions

La Plata County and the Bureau of Land Management announced Tuesday they would relax fire restrictions on public lands and unincorporated lands within the county.The agencies will shift from Stage...

DATE: July 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Need a safe ride home?

The Buzz Bus operated by the city of Durango is more than a lift home on Friday and Saturday nights for people who have been out on the town.It’s also a safety net for late-shift employees who end...

DATE: July 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chapman Hill to get more land?

Roller derby women could soon get some elbow room in the parking lot of the Chapman Hill recreation area. The City Council on Tuesday approved $420,000 for the acquisition of adjacent property that...

DATE: July 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis Mesa fire chief to retire

Steve Ebner, Fort Lewis Mesa Fire Protection District chief since 2006, is retiring Aug. 1.Ebner began his career in the fire service 42 years ago in Maryland, where he worked in volunteer and...

DATE: July 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Retired physician blasts health-reform law

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is the slippery slope that will lead to stripping power from individuals and delivering it to the government, a former president of the American...

DATE: July 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

To relief of town, boy captures wolf

DATE: July 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Marbury gets zone change

The Durango City Council ran into questions about alley fairness during a rezone request on Tuesday for Councilor Sweetie Marbury’s home on West Second Avenue.Marbury wanted the rezoning to build a...

DATE: July 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceMonday 9:21 a.m. Someone who wasn’t in a uniform was emptying money from a parking meter in the 900 block of Narrow Gauge Avenue.9:30 a.m. Someone reported a snowmobile and trailer...

DATE: July 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pace narrows funds gap with Tipton

Democratic challenger Sal Pace matched Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, in fundraising this spring in what’s shaping up to be the state’s tightest congressional race.Pace raised $413,400 for the...

DATE: July 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Counterfeit money leads to burglary suspect

One of two men suspected of burglarizing a La Plata County family’s home that exploded earlier this year has been arrested in Farmington.Eric Bernard, 31, of Aztec, was picked up July 9 during a...

DATE: July 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

6-foot lizard on loose in Teller County

DENVER – A sheriff has warned residents in a tourist town northwest of Colorado Springs that a strong, aggressive 6-foot lizard that eats small animals – including dogs and cats – is on the...

DATE: July 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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