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Professor studies brushfire behavior

SALT LAKE CITY – At last count, Thomas Fletcher has burned 4,000 leaves and branches from arid-landscape shrub species in a decade-long effort to improve the computer models that predict wildfire...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Solar system

DATE: Sept. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Government rejects $27 million broadband grant

Fears that a $27 million federal stimulus grant to expand broadband infrastructure in Southwest Colorado would give a new start-up company an unfair advantage over longtime local Internet service...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cuts coming into focus for Durango

The city manager released his proposed budget Tuesday, which axes six employees and funding for organizations across the community.After a steep decline in revenue in 2009, City Manager Ron LeBlanc...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pedestrians hit in the crosswalk

DATE: Sept. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Follow the leader

DATE: Sept. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

27-year-old driver’s seizure sends pickup into nearby house

BAYFIELD – Bayfield resident Sharon Hickman received quite a surprise when she learned a pickup had plowed into the front door of her house.Trooper Brian Sanchez of the Colorado State Patrol said a...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceTuesday 12:55 a.m. A firearm was discharged in city limits, according to a report in the 500 block of Rivergate Lane.2:05 a.m. A disturbance was reported at Denny’s Restaurant, 666...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Inspectors sign off on Durango train trestle

The three-span train trestle over the Animas River at 15th Street passed its biannual health inspection with flying colors Tuesday.“It’s aging well,” said Nathan Marshall with the Lakewood...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Commissioner candidates stumble

Three candidates vying for a seat on La Plata County’s Board of County Commissioners spoke to nearly 100 local professionals at a breakfast forum Tuesday.Candidates for the District 1 at-large seat...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Maes releases Kan. police filesRecords support claim chief knew about investigation

DENVER – Colorado GOP gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes has released decades-old personnel files amid recent questions about his law-enforcement career in Kansas in the 1980s – records that support...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Utah artifacts defendant claims jewelry is legal

SALT LAKE CITY – One of the two dozen defendants caught up in a Four Corners bust of artifact trafficking says he can’t be prosecuted for a collection of ancient jewelry found on private...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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