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Shaking up the art world

Brady Haynes’ “live rattle can” painting is one of the many sights to see at this weekend’s 21st annual Art on the Animas exhibition.Haynes, an artist and Fort Lewis College grad who has lived in...

DATE: July 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Helping human hand frees tangled osprey

A registered nurse visiting from California used her skill Friday to free a young osprey tangled in fishing line.Sarah Grays, her husband, Mark Grays, also a registered nurse, their son, DeMarco,...

DATE: July 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Water, sewer at Old Fort a health risk

Fort Lewis College board members on Friday debated a distressing report that suggests the water and sewage systems at the Old Fort property near Hesperus are in severe disrepair and a potential...

DATE: July 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Here comes the new judge

DATE: July 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceFriday 3:32 a.m. Two men were yelling and being loud in the 3600 block of West Second Avenue.Thursday 8:44 a.m. People were reported to be playing polo and damaging Folsom Park.10:06...

DATE: July 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Candidates look to sway voters with Colo. TV

Editor’s note: This is the Herald’s weekly roundup of campaign news.Coloradans – at least the ones who get Colorado television – are the country’s leading targets for advertising by presidential...

DATE: July 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Decker took out anger on family

A man who murdered his sister and nephew before killing himself last month in La Plata County faced a cascade of troubles: His mother had just died, he was embroiled in an inheritance battle, he...

DATE: July 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Englewood apologizes to breast-feeding mom

DENVER – The city of Englewood is apologizing after public pool managers told a breast-feeding woman to cover up or find a private place to feed her child, violating a Colorado law that protects a...

DATE: July 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado cantaloupes return

GLENDALE – Nearly a year after the nation’s deadliest foodborne illness outbreak in more than two decades, Colorado cantaloupes are back in supermarkets. Farmers near the town of Rocky Ford are...

DATE: July 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Autistic man survives 3 weeks in Utah desert

SALT LAKE CITY – The father of a 28-year-old autistic man who barely survived three weeks in remote southern Utah says his son was an experienced mountaineer but was out of his element in the harsh...

DATE: July 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Chimney Rock looks for rise in tourist visits

Designating the Chimney Rock Archaeological Area a national monument would bring an additional $1.2 million from tourism to the region within five years, according to a study.Done by Denver-based...

DATE: July 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

BP stands by its dismissal of contractor

BP has denied any wrongdoing in ending its working relationship with a contract employee who reported a safety violation last year in La Plata County.Larry Holland, the former contract worker for...

DATE: July 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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