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Accord reached on injection facility

When a neighborhood storms La Plata County commissioners’ meeting chambers, it’s usually to protest a proposal. On Tuesday, however, commissioners said they were pleased to see the seats occupied...

DATE: May 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Educational program OK for now

With a divided vote, La Plata County commissioners gave a temporary green light Tuesday to a proposal to offer hands-on educational programs at a rural property on County Road 205.Katrina Blair,...

DATE: May 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceTuesday 1:49 a.m. A security check was made at a business in the 100 block of Mercado Street.2:34 a.m. Suspicious activity was reported at the Horse Gulch trailhead.Monday 8:44 a.m....

DATE: May 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Government officials holding meetings about Colorado roadless plan

DENVER – Federal officials Tuesday began conducting a series of public meetings to discuss Colorado’s proposed plan for managing roadless areas in national forests.Colorado is one of two states –...

DATE: May 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Crafty celebration

DATE: May 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceMonday 1:30 a.m. A suspicious person was seen at Ninth Street and East Second Avenue.2:36 a.m. A motorist was stopped on suspicion of driving under the influence in the 21000 block of...

DATE: May 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

State agency fines Kinder Morgan

DENVER – State regulators fined Kinder Morgan CO2 Co. $98,000 Monday for drilling wells without a permit in Montezuma and Dolores counties.Kinder Morgan agreed to a settlement before Monday’s...

DATE: May 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango library gets props for building green

Anyone who sees the Durango Public Library as just a place to hold books can think again. The library was one of 10 across the country chosen by Library Journal for its list of New Landmark...

DATE: May 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Panel to draw new districts for state legislators

DENVER – Just as the partisanship over new congressional districts has reached a fever pitch, it’s time to redraw lines for state legislative districts.An 11-person panel – five Democrats, five...

DATE: May 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police chief, captain resign

Durango Police Chief David Felice and one of his senior officers, Capt. Micki Browning, have resigned.Felice said Monday his departure is effective June 1. Browning, who didn’t return phone calls,...

DATE: May 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Students ‘baled’ out of school

Durango High School will be closed until at least Thursday after staff and students arrived Monday morning to find the school’s common areas filled with more than 30 bales worth of hay. School...

DATE: May 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Price tag the focus of water settlement in northern Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl has helped negotiate and shepherd key water-rights settlements through Congress, but an approximately $800 million price tag and the political climate are...

DATE: May 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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