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Durangoans approve buying A-LP water

Durango voters agreed Tuesday to go in debt to the tune of $4 million to buy water from the Animas-La Plata Project.The tally on Ballot Measure 2A, with all votes counted, showed that 1,972, or 61...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio schools' $50M bond faces a tie among voters

The fate of a $50 million bond measure for Ignacio's schools remained undecided late Tuesday night. According to unofficial results, the measure was approved by 523 voters and voted down by exactly...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rural district OKs $25M for water plants, pipelines

Voters in southwestern La Plata County gave solid support Tuesday to a request by the La Plata-Archuleta Water District to borrow up to $25 million to build a network of plants and pipelines to...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

School vets win seats on Durango board

Voters chose a former school administrative assistant, a retired counselor and two current board members Tuesday to fill open seats on the Durango 9-R School Board.Kristy Rodri, Carla Mulkey and...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

State's school measure defeated

DENVER – Proposition 103, a state senator's improbable campaign to convince voters to raise taxes statewide for education, failed Tuesday by a 2-to-1 margin.Backers conceded defeat an hour after...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Voters reject fire tax hike

Voters said no Tuesday to a unified taxing district that would have raised taxes for most property owners in the Durango Fire Protection District.Unofficial results showed 4,628 voters, or 57...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Brickhouse Cafe closes doors after 11 years

After more than 11 years of serving breakfast and lunch at 1849 Main Ave., The Brickhouse Cafe has closed its doors.After suffering losses from the unsuccessful investment in a second location in...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Review team approves state’s frack rules

DENVER – Colorado won high marks for its rules on hydraulic fracturing of natural-gas wells from an independent review team, even as state regulators are getting ready to adopt a new rule for...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Happiness is a Halloween parade

Happiness is a Halloween parade

DATE: Oct. 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Area resident dies from listeria

Montezuma County health officials reported the second confirmed death from listeria this fall.One Montezuma County resident died in September from the disease and a second in October, according to...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceMonday 2:32 a.m. A man in a gray hoodie was trying to break into cars near Albertsons.Sunday 1:04 a.m. Someone asked police to remove a man dressed in a commando costume who was...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Providing a mushroom cure

The mushroom, known for millennia for its role in cuisine, medicinal remedies and fabric dyes, in recent years is being employed to restore and build soil.In a test of its newest role, the Mountain...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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