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Durango Tea Party steams ahead

Local voters angry about the direction their government is taking have decided to take a page from President BarackObama's playbook and foment a grass-roots movement. Durango's chapter of the...

DATE: April 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Legislature puts in long week on Colorado budget bill

Long Bill equals long week.The Long Bill is what we call the budget bill at the Capitol because it's so long - more than 600 pages.We stayed on the floor until 8 p.m. Thursday debating funding cuts...

DATE: April 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farquahrts founder dies at 64

He created the hangout that was the place to go in Durango for three decades. Toby Peterson died of a heart attack inhis sleep Thursday. He was 64. When Peterson and his wife, Mary Lou, bought The...

DATE: April 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gay Fort Lewis College students ask for club space

Fort Lewis College students are petitioning administrators to establish a campus center for gay students and a feministorganization after the college denied a formal proposal earlier this year.Two...

DATE: April 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nice day for a drive

DATE: April 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Businesses fear bill will raise taxes

DENVER - With the April 15 tax deadline just days away, it's a safe bet many Coloradans will be spending the weekendwith a calculator and a stack of tax forms.Procrastinators have some company in...

DATE: April 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

DA wants to hand off bribery inquiry

District Attorney Todd Risberg has requested a special prosecutor be appointed to determine whether a Durango woman'sproposal to buy out a La Plata County commissioner's remaining term constitutes...

DATE: April 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

A new home

DATE: April 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Saddle up

DATE: April 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Senate gives final nod to $18.2B state budget

The Senate gave final approval to the state's $18.2 billion budget Friday in a 22-13 vote.One Republican senator joined all 21 Democrats, including Bruce Whitehead of Hesperus, to vote for the...

DATE: April 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

House lawmakers get geothermal energy bill moving

DENVER - A bill that prepares Colorado for a geothermal energy boom moved a step closer to passage Friday.The House gave initial approval to Senate Bill 174, which has already passed the...

DATE: April 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

2 victims ID'd at crime scene near Cortez

Law-enforcement officers have released the names of two of the three people who died in an apparent murder-suicide inMontezuma County and whose bodies were discovered Thursday morning.Montezuma...

DATE: April 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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