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Lieb proposes garden near Riverview School

A vacant lot near Riverview Elementary School, once the site of a contentious proposed development, could become a community garden under a proposal put to La Plata County commissioners Tuesday....

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

Tribal money to fund new tourism facility

The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe in Towaoc is providing some details on a new tourism center that will be built with a little more than $22.5 million issued as part of the $1 billion in stimulus provided...

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

Snow one way or the other

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

Grant to pay for school's upgrade plans

Durango School District 9-R has been awarded $144,148 by the State Historical Fund to draw plans for renovations to the historic Durango High School, which now houses the district's administrative...

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

CDOT clears unstable rocks

Suspended in harnesses, workers inched along the bluff Monday, 300 feet above Colorado Highway 3, freeing boulders to crash down.The goal of the work, scheduled to continue through Friday, is to...

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

Firefighters credit sprinkler system for saving building

Firefighters responded, but they credited a sprinkler system for saving a unit at Hillcrest Apartments, 1000 Goeglein Gulch Road."I don't think that we squirted any water," said Fire Marshal Tom...

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

Man held for eluding police

A New Mexico man was being held Monday in the La Plata County Jail on suspicion of leading police on a chase through Durango and around Fort Lewis College.Blake M. Droz, 18, is suspected of a...

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

State government shortfall to grow

Colorado's government will have to cut another quarter billion dollars this year, the Legislature's top economist predicted Monday.The recession has such a tight grip on the state that the...

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

Bayfield bank robbed

The First National Bank of Durango branch in Bayfield was robbed about 1:45 p.m. Tuesday.Steve Short, First National's president and CEO, said it wasthe first time the branch at 351 Bayfield...

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

Justice Department to help tribes

ALBUQUERQUE - The No. 3 official at the Department of Justice promised a "long-term and sustained effort" to fight crime on Native American reservations Monday.Assistant Attorney General Tom...

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

Lieb proposes garden near Riverview School

A vacant lot near Riverview Elementary School, once the site of a contentious proposed development, could become a community garden under a proposal put to La Plata County commissioners Tuesday....

DATE: Sept. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pedal polo

DATE: Sept. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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