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KOB broadcast will return soon

Southwest Colorado residents who aren’t picking up a signal from KOB-TV Channel 4 in Albuquerque have to be patient a few days more.The station is replacing an antenna on Missionary Ridge and...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silverton Standard named historic journalism site

The Silverton Standard & the Miner has covered booms and busts, lynchings and tragedies in its 136-year history. Earlier this month, it was designated a National Historic Site in Journalism by the...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mining opponents raise more alarms

Frustration rumbled through the room Friday as locals learned arsenic was found in a water source at a local mining site and that nothing has been done to rectify the problem.It wasn’t the first...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Food safety starts in a field

The Fort Lewis College agriculture department and the Colorado State University Extension office are reaching out to help local growers and public-health officials avoid health threats such as the...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Denver police move into Occupy protest encampment

DENVER (AP) — Authorities moved into an encampment of Occupy Wall Street supporters Saturday evening and began arresting demonstrators just hours after a standoff near the steps of the Colorado...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado pot regulator under fire

DENVER – A letter by a state official that some said took the side of medical marijuana dispensaries is unethical but does not violate state rules, a spokesman for Attorney General John Suthers...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

EPA approves uranium mill pond near Naturita

DENVER – A proposed Paradox Valley uranium mill cleared another hurdle Thursday, winning government approval to build 40 acres of wastewater ponds.The Environmental Protection Agency granted the...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceThursday 1:24 a.m. A man reported a Jeep Grand Cherokee was stolen from in front of his house in the 2900 block of Richard Drive.Wednesday 8:31 a.m. Someone reported a problem with...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Puttin’ in the paces

DATE: Oct. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Salazar touts solar projects on public lands

WASHINGTON – The Department of the Interior released a revised plan Thursday that designates four areas of public land in southern Colorado to serve as solar energy development areas.Secretary of...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Green-energy advocates, city, LPEA find common ground

When the La Plata Electric Association’s 20-year franchise agreement came up for renewal during former City Manager Bob Ledger’s tenure, the renewal process consisted of a brief discussion by City...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fed economists offer ‘sobering’ view

News and predictions proffered Thursday by Federal Reserve economists at an economic forum in Durango were not the rosy reports of a speedy economic turnaround some were hoping for.Archuleta County...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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