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Audio/visual sale to be at Durango Library The Friends of the Durango Public Library will host an audio/visual sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in Program Room 1 at the Durango Public Library,...

DATE: May 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ship to become artificial reef off Florida

KEY WEST, Fla. - Aboard the Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg, a massive World War II ship last used by the U.S. Air Force to track missiles and spacecraft, it's anything but business as usual.Crews are...

DATE: May 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Obama visits Tomb of the Unknowns

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama avoided a racial controversy on his first Memorial Day in office by sending wreaths to separate memorials for Confederate soldiers and for blacks who fought...

DATE: May 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Warming up

DATE: May 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jobless rate in Montezuma County decreases

A ray of hope emerged Friday with the Colorado Department of Labor's report of a drop in unemployment in Montezuma County and across the state.For the second consecutive month, Montezuma County...

DATE: May 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Not just a day off work

While residents enjoyed a day off and celebrated the unofficial arrival of summer, members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4031 were busy Monday with a morning full of tributes and...

DATE: May 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

High wheelin'

The annual Cruiser Criterium - a madcap parade on wheels - went vintage Sunday with the trophy going to the rider of a bike that dates back to Durango's founding.John Percassi, of Hesperus,...

DATE: May 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Speed racer

DATE: May 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

Fire department to hold fundraiser yard sale Fort Lewis Mesa Fire Department will host its annual fundraiser yard sale beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday at the station, 164 County Road 130, just south...

DATE: May 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vacancy rate, rent increase in Durango

Durango apartments had the sixth-highest rent in Colorado in a recent survey of rentals throughout the state.The average monthly rent in Durango was $829.31 during the first three months of 2009....

DATE: May 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Veteran recalls flight to deliver surrender terms to Japanese

After a long and gruesome battle, Japan officially surrendered from World War II on Sept. 2, 1945. Hugh Sutton was pleased to play a historic role in making it happen."A small part, but I guess it...

DATE: May 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Injured cyclist hospitalized

A Durango rider was rushed from the criterium course in an ambulance after taking a spill on Main Avenue early Sunday afternoon.Samuel Craven, 22, was competing in the men's 19-34 class when the...

DATE: May 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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