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Rallies rev up business

Local businesses reported a slight bump in sales this holiday weekend, thanks in part to the motorcycle rallies held in Ignacio and north of Mancos.While attendance numbers weren't available Monday...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Soapbox derby racers catch gravity and go

BAYFIELD - Pumped with adrenaline, 9-year-old Jack Baker sat in his soapbox derby racer ready to descend the 3,000-foot-track. His mother stood on the sideline, scared to death."I'm just going to...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Encore!

DATE: Sept. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prison drug program working

DENVER (AP) - A 2-year-old program designed to provide medication and monitoring to inmates with mental illnesses has shown the potential to nearly eradicate recidivism among those who participate,...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Police Department puts two officers on Harleys

For the first time in two decades, the Durango Police Department is using motorcycles to patrol streets and school zones. Last week, the department activated two 2009 Harley-Davidson Electra...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Noxious weeds a problem on foreclosed land

From dream homes to noxious weeds. That's the sad trajectory for more than a dozen lots and a field in the north Animas Valley that are part of the derailed plans of beleaguered developer James G....

DATE: Sept. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Shopping from the hip

DATE: Sept. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Agreement could place tougher limits on radon

An agreement reached between the Environmental Protection Agency and plaintiffs in a lawsuit could result in stronger limits on radon emissions from uranium mills, including a proposed operation...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Big day at Bike Week

IGNACIO - To walk down Goddard Avenue on the Saturday of Ignacio Bike Week is to subject oneself to lungs full of harmful exhaust fumes, offensive T-shirts, loud rock music and, this year, at least...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Culinary masterpiece

DATE: Sept. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mediation efforts get boost in S.W. Colo.

Judicial districts in Southwest Colorado are expanding mediation services that unite plaintiffs and defendants to help them resolve conflicts outside of court and avoid a lengthy judicial...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four 9-R seats up for grabs in Nov. election

Four of the seven seats on the Durango School District 9-R board will be on the ballot this November.Board members Paddy Lynch, Floyd Patterson and Wendy Rice all have two years remaining on their...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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