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Tribe suspends meetings of elders

The Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council has suspended all scheduled meetings of the Committee of Elders.No reason was given for the suspension in a letter from the Tribal Council to the Committee of...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Land swap

DATE: Sept. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

GOP Senate candidate visits Durango

An Aurora city councilor who is hoping to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet in 2010 with his call for greater fiscal restraint and an "all-of-the-above approach to energy development"...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hiker missing despite efforts

Rescue workers searched all day Wednesday for a lost hiker in the Weminuche Wilderness. The search was postponed at 7 p.m., and rescue workers planned to regroup at 7 a.m. today, said Dan Bender,...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local group seeks health-care guide

 Several La Plata County health-care professionals are scheduled to visit Grand Junction at the end of the month to see if elements of widely acclaimed medical care there can be applied in...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC launches search to hire next president

Fort Lewis College hopes to hire its eighth president in April, to begin work July 1. A committee formed to begin the search for FLC's next leader met for the first time Wednesday. Members of the...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Placing the Blue Star Memorial

DATE: Sept. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

(Updated 3:40 p.m.) Hiker from Ohio still missing in Weminuche

Rescue workers continued to search Thursday for a lost hikerin the Weminuche Wilderness north of Durango .Joshua Gulvas, 21, of Columbus, Ohio, became separated fromhis father Tuesday evening...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Inability to view Obama speech enrages some BHS students

A group of about 10 Bayfield High School students stormed the school's main office Tuesday to demand President Barack Obama's speech to the nation's schoolchildren be shown at the school,  and they...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Economy choking parks, recreation planning

If survey data is to be believed, Durango residents aren't aware there's a recession going on.The members of the Durango City Council and the Parks, Open Space and Trails Steering Committee sat...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Water district delays vote to create mill levy

Officials with the La Plata Archuleta Water District announced Tuesday they will not seek a vote in November on a mill levy to fund the district, citing public sentiment against a tax increase amid...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bank robber found guilty

DENVER - A jury has found a New Mexico man guilty of holding up Pine River Valley Bank with a hypodermic needle last April.Michael Lee Montoya, 30, of Farmington, was found guilty on five bank...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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