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City chipping away at snow

The mayor, city hall, the public works department and plow drivers have all heard complaints - even suffered theheckling and verbal abuse by frustrated motorists tired of the snow.That this has...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

National forests get beetle funding

Southwest Colorado national forests are set to receive $2 million in federal funds to help combat the spruce beetleepidemic. “Two million dollars may not seem like a lot, but it can go a long way...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hoops for Haiti

DATE: Feb. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Paddy Lynch resigns from 9-R board

Padraig “Paddy" Lynch has resigned from the Durango School District 9-R board, the district announced Saturday. The board is expected to declare a vacancy in Lynch's District A seat at a meeting...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

City unveils POST plan

Fully connecting the Animas River Trail and cleaning up transient camps on city-owned open space are two of the issuestackled in a rewrite of the city's Parks, Open Space and Trails Master...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fundraising starts to acquire trained dog

The Durango Police Department is asking for the public's financial support in establishing a K-9 unit.The department is working with the National Police Dog Foundation, a nonprofit organization, to...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sponsor cancels mascot measure

DENVER - A Democratic senator has ended her bill to crack down on high schools with offensive American Indianmascots.Senate Bill 107 would have required school teams like the Montrose Indians or...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

DOW warns of dogs chasing elk, deer

Several incidents of dogs or dog packs chasing down and injuring deer or elk in La Plata County have occurred in thelast month, a Colorado Division of Wildlife spokesman said Thursday.“The latest...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bakery burns in Telluride

A popular Telluride bakery burned to the ground early Wednesday. The fire was reported after 10 p.m. Tuesday by a cleaning crew that was inside Baked in Telluride and noticed smoke coming from...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gubernatorial hopefuls spar

DENVER - The two leading candidates for governor threw long-distance jabs at each other this week before an audience ofmining executives.Republican Scott McInnis said Tuesday he would rewrite...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Senate OKs bills to kill credits

DENVER - The state Senate approved nine tax bills Wednesday after long days and nights of debate about the government'spower to tax.The bills repeal tax exemptions for a variety of items and could...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gold mine receives maximum $15,400 fine

DENVER - A gold mine operator in La Plata Canyon has exhausted the patience of state mining regulators after continuingto mine without a permit. A state inspector discovered in November that...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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