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Brush fire spotted east of Elmore's Corner

A fire of undetermined origin Thursday burned to within 100 feet of a mobile home park along U.S. Highway 160 east of Elmore's Corner.About a quarter acre of piñon, juniper and brush were consumed,...

DATE: June 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Front Range bounty comes to Southwest Colorado

Front Range money used to stay on the Front Range until the advent of Rural Philanthropy Days, which introduces big-city foundations to rural nonprofit organizations. The fourth Rural Philanthropy...

DATE: June 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Money flows to study of Lightner Creek

The Southwestern Water Conservation District has contributed $3,600 to help fund the second phase of a study to determine the source of periodic sediment in Lightner Creek.Initial results of the...

DATE: June 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Adventure center up for approval

The builder of a proposed outdoor adventure center says it'll be the "coolest thing Durango has ever seen," but a neighbor says it'll be a tourist attraction that won't mesh with the...

DATE: June 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ritter signs bill allowing tuition hikes

DENVER - College students and their families will have to shoulder a larger part of the burden of paying for Colorado'shigher education system under legislation Gov. Bill Ritter signed Wednesday. ...

DATE: June 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rep. Salazar to pursue FLC funding

U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Manassa, has committed to introduce a federal bill to provide funding for Fort LewisCollege's Native American tuition waiver, college officials said. Salazar is to be...

DATE: June 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

DHS Class of 1949 to hold reunionThe Durango High School Class of 1949 will have a belated 60th reunion this weekend. Registration will begin at 5 p.m. Friday at the Elks Club, 901 East Second...

DATE: June 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Summer living

DATE: June 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata Canyon mine permit denied

DENVER - State regulators have denied a permit for one of Wildcat Mining Corporation's two gold mines in La Plata Canyon.But the three-year saga of the illegal mines isn't over yet.Wildcat can...

DATE: June 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Paddling to glory

DATE: June 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceWednesday3:37 a.m. A parking problem was reported in the west 100 block of Seventh Street.Tuesday7:30 a.m. Someone trespassed in the east 400 block of Eighth Street.8:03 a.m. Someone...

DATE: June 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio begins marijuana discussion

The Ignacio Town Board is gearing up to take on the issue of medical marijuana dispensaries. At Tuesday night's Town Board meeting, Ignacio Police Chief Kirk Phillips gave trustees an overview of...

DATE: June 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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