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Animal Control Tuesday 4:35 p.m. A man threw a dog in the east 700 block of Eighth Street.6:35 p.m.  An injured cat was in the 2900 block of Holly Avenue. Durango Police Wednesday 1:45...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

City delays decision on new preschool

A local child care provider says Durango is lacking in early child care services for poor families, and has been for at least five years.The Durango City Council delayed a decision on leasing land...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

City puts marijuana clinics on hold

The Durango City Council approved an emergency ordinance 4-1 at Tuesday's meeting, temporarily suspending the issuanceof business licenses to medical marijuana providers. All five councilors...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Overdue rain

DATE: Sept. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

Chef competition event to be held Saturday Healthy Lifestyles La Plata, Colorado State University Extension of La Plata County and the Durango Farmers Market will host the second annual Durango...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Goofing around

DATE: Sept. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Concertgoer hit with Taser set for trial

An Aztec man suspected of disrupting a Lyle Lovett concert in July at Fort Lewis College is scheduled for a jury trial early next year.Meanwhile, a criminal case against his wife, Kelly Hegarty,...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mineral Creek Bridge fixed up

Work began Tuesday on a project to replace the Mineral Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 550 south of Silverton, a Colorado Department of Transportation news release said.The bridge, built in 1955, has...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fiscal analyst: How big should government be?

A question being passionately debated across the country as the future of health-care reform hangs in the balance is: How big do we want government to be?The answer to that was the subject of a...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Graham to chase county position

Former Durango City Councilor Scott Graham has declared his candidacy for La Plata County commissioner for District 1 in the November 2010 election.Graham's announcement Tues-day comes hard on the...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Village builder tweaks strategy to gain support

DENVER - Developers of the Village at Wolf Creek are exploring a land swap near the top of Wolf Creek Pass, and they have hired a top Democratic lobbyist to help.B.J. "Red" McCombs recently hired...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fall airline schedules lightest since 2001

DALLAS - The U.S. airline industry is shrinking to a size not seen since the months after the 2001 terror attacks.The airlines have been trimming flights for the last two years, matching the...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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