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Curry teams with Riddle in lawsuit

DENVER - La Plata County Commissioner Joelle Riddle gained an ally this week in her lawsuit to get on the ballot.Unaffiliated state Rep. Kathleen Curry of Gunnison is in the same predicament as...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

6 inches could turn into 20

It may not be such a small storm series after all. The storm total forecast, originally for 6 inches through tonight,has been increased to 12 to 20 inches in Durango. Snow fell steadily all day...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Layoffs part of GOP's ideas

DENVER - Don't raise taxes. Cut spending instead. Start with the payroll.That has been the Colorado Republican mantra during this year's debate over tax increases.Democrats have mocked the plan,...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College students press trustees on Hesperus

Fort Lewis College officials on Friday defended their efforts to take control of the former campus at Hesperus, sayingthey are doing all they can.Several Native American students, in public comment...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suicide-prevention office to open in Durango

The Second Wind Fund, a Denver-based program that provides free counseling to school children who are potentiallysuicidal, has established an affiliate office in Durango to serve La Plata County...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Firms report using diesel in fracing

Two major companies involved in hydraulic fracturing acknowledged pumping thousands of gallons of diesel in the grounddespite concerns about the practice at the U.S. Environmental Protection...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Section of Upper Florida Road may be transferred to county

Federal officials are looking to transfer a 1.8-mile section of Upper Florida Road north of Lemon Reservoir to La PlataCounty's jurisdiction.The segment begins at milepost 3.4, at a cattle guard,...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter storms headed to area

While another series of storms are predicted to hit Southwest Colorado over the next few days, shovelers and city beancounters can relax a little - the total accumulation is forecasted to be 6...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weekender

DATE: Feb. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

White golden for Silverton

Iconic snowboarder Shaun White has a gold medal around his neck. And the tiny hamlet Silverton now has a reputationworth gold. White brought Silverton to the world stage Wednesday night when he...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ash Wednesday services

DATE: Feb. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Senate measure extends permit date for drillers

DENVER - Gas and oil companies would get a deadline extension to file for water permits for their wells under a billthat started moving Wednesday in the state Legislature.But ranchers who own water...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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