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Groups' car bill may raise cost of registration

DENVER - Car-registration fees would increase an average of $42 a year to pay for road maintenance under a plan unveiled Wednesday by a coalition of Democrats, business groups and construction...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fee for police narrowly survives

DENVER - Many lawmakers are reluctant to raise car-registration fees even a few cents, as members of the House Finance Committee demonstrated Wednesday.The panel approved 6-5 a 35-cent fee increase...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

On notice

DATE: Jan. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio man gets life sentence in 2007 beating, killing case

Four people who brutally beat and killed Clifton Joseph "Joe" Greany in August 2007 were sentenced Wednesday to different prison terms based on their levels of culpability and cooperation with law...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Health council to receive grant

Volunteers who took on the task of finding a long-term answer to primary health care in La Plata County almost two years ago - when a major provider pulled out - have received a grant to hire a...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Blown away by science

DATE: Jan. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango's home values hold steady

Durango real estate prices showed impressive resilience in 2008, even as sales plunged.For in-town Durango homes, the median price actually increased 1 percent in 2008 from the previous year,...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Economy not hampering Durango Mall

The Durango Mall is working to fill its vacancies amid the worst retail environment in decades.Linens 'n' Things recently closed as part of a chain-wide bankruptcy.Corral West Ranchwear also is in...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Taking the oath

DATE: Jan. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

City plans to update land-use guidelines

The city of Durango will begin a two-year process in February to hire a consultant to rewrite its 20-year-old Land Use and Development Code, the section of the municipal code that dictates building...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Environmentalists introduce agenda

DENVER - State environmentalists want rural electric cooperatives to pay for energy-efficiency programs, something big-city utilities already have to do."No one should be spending more on their...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

District will show plan for rural system

Officials with the La Plata Archuleta Water District soon will have a detailed plan to show the public in their effort to establish a rural water system in areas of southeast La Plata County where...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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