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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

Water fight skews budget

DENVER - Legislators decided Wednesday they had gone to the well one too many times in an attempt to balance theirbudget.The House turned back an attempt to drain the final $19 million out of a...

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

Mourning funding cuts

Fort Lewis College students on Wednesday mourned the death of higher education in a mock funeral designed to drawattention to state budget cuts. College officials expect $4 million in state cuts...

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

Bayfield says no to marijuana

BAYFIELD - Bayfield town councilors have said “no" to medical marijuana dispensaries, at least for now.After Tuesday night's public hearing and an executive session, during which councilors' legal...

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

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