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DATE: July 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Thursday 12:45 a.m. A man telephoned from the 1400 block of Main Avenue to say he was drunk and wanted to be arrested or taken to Detox. Wednesday 8:53 a.m. A man reportedly had been...

DATE: July 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colo. contingent united against NSA powers

WASHINGTON – Colorado’s seven House representatives unanimously voted in favor of curbing the National Security Agency’s surveillance powers, but were on the losing side of a 217-205 vote late...

DATE: July 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Water fight over Oxbow

Rowdy inner-tubers and rafters would devastate a wildlife habitat and ruin a quiet stretch of the Animas River if the city develops a boat ramp in the newly acquired Oxbow Park and Preserve just...

DATE: July 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Coaching will coax the way to new fuels

Local efforts to explore alternative-fuel vehicles will receive another source of expertise and assistance through a pilot project funded by a grant from the Colorado Energy Office. The $225,000...

DATE: July 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Out of mines & onto stage

CREEDE Two years shy of its 50th anniversary, Creede Repertory Theatre could say an experiment back in 1966 worked. What started on a wish and a bank account of $32 has turned into a success...

DATE: July 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Proposal addresses pollution at Ariz. Navajo coal plant

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants haze-causing nitrogen oxide emissions reduced by 84 percent at a coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation, but a group meeting...

DATE: July 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Free recycling extended through middle of August

Noncity residents who do not want to pay a $1 fee to recycle got a three-week reprieve as the free drop-off sites at north City Market and the Wagon Wheel Liquors will remain in place until Aug....

DATE: July 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Wednesday 12:51 a.m. An arrest was made for a false report of a man and woman fighting in the 2300 block of West Third Avenue. 1:42 a.m. A mattress was on fire in an alley in the 500...

DATE: July 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rains cool West Fork fires

Many areas in the San Juan National Forest that were closed by the West Fork Complex, three fires in the Wolf Creek Pass region, are again open to the public. Otherwise, the West Fork Complex,...

DATE: July 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Energy bill clears House committee

Rep. Scott Tipton’s bill to increase energy production on federal lands advanced in Congress on Wednesday after a debate that fell along familiar partisan lines. The Cortez Republican’s bill, the...

DATE: July 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Unity through sports

The Southern Ute Indian Reservation has been buzzing with young athletes this week as the tribe hosts the annual Tri-Ute Games. The games, which end today, brought together more than 300 children...

DATE: July 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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