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Surviving the storm

DATE: Jan. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Romanoff stays in U.S. Senate race, rails against corporate influence

DENVER - Democrat Andrew Romanoff reassured supporters Tuesday he is still in the U.S. Senate race and stepped up hispopulist attacks on incumbent Sen. Michael Bennet.Romanoff had considered...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado angles for $377 million for public schools

DENVER - Colorado leaders said schoolchildren are already winners even if the state doesn't win the federal Race to theTop grant. But they would love to have the $377 million for education reform...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Schirard seeks fifth term as sheriff

La Plata County Sheriff Duke Schirard formally announced his re-election bid Tuesday, saying he will bring a level ofcontinuity to the Sheriff's Office at a time when the county struggles with a...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez fire district plans upgrades

Upgrades are on tap for the Cortez Fire Protection District's Station 1 that should allow the city's fire officials toremain in the facility for up to two more decades. Cortez Fire Chief Don...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Several people injured in U.S. 550 accident

Several people were sent to the hospital Monday as the result of a two-car accident on U.S. Highway 550, just north ofDurango.The accident occurred about 12:55 p.m. near the north end of the Iron...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Airport food contract up for grabs

The Durango-La Plata County Airport is seeking bids for the food-service contract at its terminal, but the currentrestaurateur says to not expect any changes. Every five years, the airport renews...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Celebrating the dream

DATE: Jan. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Property sales brisk at end of fourth quarter

The real estate picture in La Plata County appears to have brightened, with the number of home sales up and the medianprice inching upward.  The Durango Area Association of Realtors on Monday...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

City fights for local policy control

With the clap of the starting gavel still ringing in the ears of lawmakers in Denver, a pared-down list of policypositions for a handful of state and federal issues goes before the Durango City...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two feet could fall by Friday

Just as snowplows were getting on top of the last dumping that closed area schools, governmental offices and businesseslast month, forecasters with the National Weather Service are predicting that...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Historic wagon road could derail land swap

A wagon road long ago abandoned has found new life at the center of a modern-day land deal. The Animas Canyon Toll Road was the key route between Animas City and Silverton before the train...

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

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