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Tax collection from sales dips in Durango

Durango sales-tax collections fell 3.5 percent in January, an indication of poor retail sales that bodes ill for local businesses and the city government's sales-tax dependent budget.The city of...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chocolate dance

DATE: Feb. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Denny's shooter pleads guilty

A Durango woman who fired a single gunshot inside Denny's Restaurant last year pleaded guilty Tuesday to felony menacing and violation of a protection order.Rachel Paige Miller, 24, faces anything...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fun Tees

DATE: Feb. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Survey debate flares at council meeting

Although it wasn't on their agenda, Durango city councilors found time to again discuss the ongoing dispute over the Parks, Open Space and Trails, or POST, master plan rewrite Tuesday night.After...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Obama signs $789 billion stimulus bill

DENVER - At $79 billion each, they might have been the priciest pen strokes ever.President Barack Obama used 10 pens to put his name on the $789 billion stimulus bill in Denver on Tuesday, signing...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Thrift stores growing hopeful

Managers and owners at several thrift and consignment stores reported brisk and steady business, and they expressed optimism that a new national mood of economic responsibility would translate into...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

County pulls plug on land-use code

La Plata County commissioners on Tuesday voted to scrap a more-than-400-page land-use code that was passed more than a year ago but never put into effect.In a presentation before the vote, Planning...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Steaming away

DATE: Feb. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four miles a day

DATE: Feb. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wally White lends hand to association

La Plata County's profile in an important lobbying group was raised with the selection of Commissioner Wally White to head the organization's land-use committee.White was elected to a one-year term...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Legislature begins to cut state budget

DENVER - The recession arrives for real this week at the state Capitol.After a month of fearful talk, lawmakers have begun to debate 37 bills that would cut spending, raise fees and perform...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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