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Durango PoliceFriday1:26 a.m. Noise was reported at Rank Park, 149 east 22nd Street.Thursday7:52 a.m. Suspicious activity was reported at Durango High School, 2401 Main Ave.10:36 a.m. Criminal...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

City on alert for graffiti tagging

The nine reports of graffiti on the Durango Police Department blotter Thursday – incidents that seemingly occurred in a span of six minutes – simply reflect a new way of reporting the...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bringing lunch to the park

The second Manna Soup Kitchen barbecue this summer, held Friday in Iris Park, reflects the growing number of people who are down for the count, or nearly so, director Sarah Comerford said.“It’s...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

No waiver on military ballots for state

DENVER – Colorado Secretary of State Bernie Buescher has ordered county clerks to comply with demands from the federal government after Colorado was denied a waiver to exempt the state from a...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ranchers differ on benefit of proposed federal antitrust rules

FORT COLLINS – Meatpackers, feeders and hundreds of ranchers from around the country packed a workshop Friday to voice concerns about a proposed federal rule that aims to preserve competition in an...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Art helps

IGNACIO – Nature, the circle of life, tobacco abuse and an elf on a skateboard were some of the images Native Hip Hop Workshop students voted to include in a mural in downtown Ignacio.“Keep tobacco...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bodo Canyon eyed for solar project

The Department of Energy is seeking comments on an initial study to gauge the environmental impacts of installing a photovoltaic array atop or near buried radioactive tailings in Bodo Canyon.The...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado gets slightly warmer, climatologist says

VAIL – Climatologists are about to establish a “new normal” for temperature trends in Colorado. And, believe it or not, it looks a lot like the old normal, said Colorado State Climatologist Nolan...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cow catcher stops afternoon train

A drooping cow catcher – mounted at the front of the locomotive to reflect obstacles – brought a train to a stop near the Main Avenue Bridge on Thursday evening.Engineers on the Durango & Silverton...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

An ounce of prevention

DATE: Aug. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Inside/Outside magazine ends run

After nearly 12 years of covering the outdoors, recreation and culture of the Four Corners, Inside/Outside Southwest magazine is calling it quits with the September issue, which Durango Herald...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vandals cut down gates at whitewater park

Among the technical whitewater skills world champion kayaker Cathy Hearn can teach you is re-installing slalom gates.“Most of us have done it now,” she said of feeding twine line by boat from one...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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