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Montezuma County coyote positive for rabies

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said Tuesday a coyote from Montezuma County has tested positive for rabies, but it’s an isolated incident that is not a public health...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Memorial fund established for ski patrol director

A memorial fund has been established in honor of Scott Kay, the ski patrol director who died Monday in an avalanche at Wolf Creek Ski Area.The family also announced services to be held at 10 a.m....

DATE: Nov. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Merry Christmas from LPEA

La Plata County consumers will not see an electric rate increase in 2011, although the next year likely will be another story.La Plata Electric Association’s board last week approved a $97.9...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Future looks flat for city revenue

Lowered revenue expectations for 2011 have led to deeper cuts at City Hall, including scrapped plans, community groups cut loose and now, another distasteful dip into the rainy-day fund.Throughout...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Turkey time

DATE: Nov. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Capacity strained, airport looks to expand

There’s not a lot of flat ground in front of the Durango-La Plata County Airport without a car on it.The parking lots can handle up to 850 cars on peak weekends, but that might not be enough this...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Airports aren’t the only places

CASTLE ROCK – Taking a trip during the holidays isn’t the only time that people might get a full-body scan to pass through security.People heading to court to testify, get a restraining order, pay...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Court: Utah not immune from lawsuit in bear attack

SALT LAKE CITY – The family of a Utah boy killed by a black bear can move forward with its lawsuit that contends the state didn’t do enough to warn them to steer clear of the area where the bear...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Cold-weather kisses

DATE: Nov. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Avalanche kills head of Wolf Creek ski patrol

The ski patrol director at Wolf Creek Ski Area was killed Monday in an avalanche.Scott Kay, who had worked at the ski area for 16 years, was doing avalanche-control work when he became caught in a...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceSunday 7:36 a.m. Police dealt with a drunken person at the DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Camino del Rio.10:22 p.m. A hit-and-run incident was reported in the 600 block of Main Avenue.3:11...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Town of Nederland decries changes to landscape

NEDERLAND – The new sidewalks here make for a safer and less muddy walk through town, but some residents wonder whether such amenities might also be eroding this small mountain town’s “sense of...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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