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Got land? BLM seeks sanctuary for wild horses

The Bureau of Land Management, which oversees the nation’s wild horse and burro program, wants to enlist private landowners in the effort.“This is the second time we’ve solicited proposals for...

DATE: July 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

FBI stats: Durango is heavy on police

If you’ve ever thought that Durango seems to have a lot of police officers around, that’s because it does.The Durango Police Department has more police officers per capita than average cities in...

DATE: July 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Arizonan presses for printing revival

PHOENIX (AP) – People eager to feed their creative spirits and others weary of the coldness of technology are flocking to classes at Letterpress Central, a business that does custom letterpress...

DATE: July 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Business is booming for Santa Fe street performers

SANTA FE – Between breaths, John Duke manages to crack a joke as he hands his newest balloon creation to the outstretched hands of one of the many children surrounding him.“This is Fred the...

DATE: July 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Falling tombstone kills 4-year-old boy

A 4-year-old Utah boy was helping his father by trying to make other children smile for a picture when a 6-foot-tall tombstone that weighed hundreds of pounds fell on the boy and killed him at a...

DATE: July 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Groups fight for exonerated

GRAND JUNCTION – When Robert Dewey walked out of prison a free man after more than 16 years of being imprisoned for a murder he didn’t commit, he left empty-handed.He wasn’t given the $100 debit...

DATE: July 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Man arrested after alleged kidnapping of Cortez woman

Durango police arrested a man Friday evening after a report of an attempted kidnapping. A woman reportedly escaped after telling the man she was sick and needed to use the restroom at the Durango...

DATE: July 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Helping clean the world – 1 bar at a time

Three Durango hotels are trying to stir interest among industry colleagues in recycling soap bars they normally discard.The used bars, which usually end up in a landfill because they can’t be left...

DATE: July 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Atmos Energy warns of bill scam

Atmos Energy is warning customers about a scam that promises federal stimulus money to pay utility bills in exchange for vital personal data.There is no such program and customers should never give...

DATE: July 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

All that glitters

DATE: July 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. Mark Udall ropes up for July 4 tradition

Editor’s note: This is the Herald’s weekly roundup of campaign news.DENVER – July 4 was a day for all the 2012 candidates to shake hands at parades and barbecues.But a candidate who doesn’t face...

DATE: July 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceFriday 1:03 a.m. A loud party with people outside yelling was in progress in the 200 block of Jenkins Ranch Road.2 a.m. A woman in a motel in the 400 block of Camino del Rio said her...

DATE: July 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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