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Lost hiker to be helped out of the woods today

A man lost in the ridges of Carbonite Basin will be extracted by emergency crews this morning, said a spokesman for La Plata County Search and Rescue.Butch Knowlton, La Plata County director of...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Down time

DATE: Sept. 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tax activists cry foul over Blue Book

DENVER – The backers of three anti-tax ballot initiatives accused the Legislature’s staff of bias Wednesday over the official information book that voters will receive in the mail.State legislators...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Education Briefs

Miller Middle School announces students who were named to the honor roll: Sixth grade: Cameron Barnhardt, William Berger, Christopher Blevins, Sara Bowlby, Lily-Finn Burdick, Kyla Candelaria,...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Critics approve of payday-loan rules

DENVER – Payday-loan critics won another victory Tuesday when the attorney general’s office adopted rules that require lenders to refund more fees when borrowers repay their loans early.A draft...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceTuesday12:11 a.m. A noise disturbance was reported in the 300 block of Jenkins Ranch Road.1:22 a.m. Someone was being harassed in the 20300 block of U.S. Highway 160 in west...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Group advocates genocide awareness to Durango

Representatives of a coalition trying to rouse people from their complacency about genocide brought their message to Durango on Tuesday.“I started this because no one else was speaking out,” said...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local woman gets 10½ years for stealing mail in La Plata County

A Durango woman was sentenced to 10½ years behind bars Tuesday for stealing mail from more than 90 La Plata County residents.Cristina Stollsteimer, 45, was facing between four years and 20 years in...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Horse killed by drunken driver in SUV near Ignacio

An Ignacio man plowed into a horse Monday night while driving on Colorado Highway 172, south of Ignacio.The crash occurred about 10:35 p.m. near milepost 4, about four miles north of the...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman crashes into Main Ave. salon

A serene scene at Salon Euphoria on north Main Avenue turned surreal Tuesday when a woman driving an SUV crashed through the front window.Six people were in the salon at the time. No one was...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police Blotter

Durango PoliceMonday12:19 a.m. Suspicious activity was reported at the Conoco Express Mart, 901 Camino del Rio.12:25 a.m. Someone was being loud and disorderly at Park Elementary School, 623 East...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

School tests a ‘classic failure’

LITTLETON – Standardized tests used to rate Colorado public schools are a “classic failure” and need to be replaced with a better system, said John Hickenlooper, the Democratic candidate for...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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