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Rotary honors youngsters honesty

A Durango middle school student has passed the test of integrity – doing the right thing without thinking about recognition or recompense.Bryan Dunlop, 12, returned intact a wallet he found...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Experts stump for alternative energy

A wind-energy expert and renewable-energy advocate Wednesday urged Colorado electricity producers to make feed-in tariffs the mechanism to meet their renewables portfolio goals.Feed-in tariffs stem...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Reduce, reuse, recycle

DATE: Sept. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Candidate Maes details police role

DENVER – Colorado GOP gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes says he felt like former New York cop Frank Serpico when he helped investigate an alleged gambling ring as a police officer in Kansas in the...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Marijuana grower faces criminal charges

DENVER – Another Colorado pot grower faces criminal charges after showing authorities marijuana plants he thought were permitted under the state’s medical marijuana law.Officers said they found 292...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durango business district seeks tax increase

About 800 commercial property owners in downtown Durango’s Business Improvement District will soon be asked to tax themselves a little more for a little longer in the pursuit of economic...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Land parcel to stay as it is

A 558-acre parcel of land owned by the State Land Board north of Elmore’s Corner and near the intersection of County Road 234 and County Road 235 won’t be developed any time soon, state and local...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tancredo to remain on Nov. ballot

DENVER – Tom Tancredo can stay on the ballot as the American Constitution Party’s candidate for governor, a Denver judge ruled Tuesday.Two Republican voters had sued to get the former Republican...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceTuesday 2:15 a.m. A noise disturbance was reported in the east 400 block of College Drive.Monday 7:54 a.m. Someone called 911 and hung up or left the line open at the La Plata County...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local firefighters learn from expert

Firefighters from around the region gathered Tuesday at the Strater Hotel to hear from a nationally renowned speaker about firefighter safety.Billy Goldfeder, deputy chief of the Loveland-Symmes...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Zen and the art of horseshoes

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DATE: Sept. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Progress made on Loveland blaze despite winds

LOVELAND – Firefighters were trying to gain ground on a wildfire in the northern Colorado foothills Tuesday ahead of strong winds expected to move in, potentially spreading the flames.The fire, the...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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