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On parade

DATE: Oct. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

State's schools brace for hit

DENVER – Colorado school districts should brace for cuts because of Amendment 23, the same law that has insulated public schools from previous recessions, lawmakers are warning.The amendment, which...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cannabis brings pain relief to local users

A.R. isn't alone among the 111 La Plata County residents on the state health department's Medical Marijuana Registry tosing the praises of cannabis. All who agreed to be interviewed by The Durango...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Marijuana under microscope

The last 11 years for a Durango man haven't been heaven, but they could have been hell without marijuana to suppress the painful muscle spasms associated with his multiple sclerosis. The...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado, California leading the way in pot-reform laws

Colorado has joined California to become one of only two states that have a semblance of a medical-marijuana distribution system, the executive director of National Organization for the Reform of...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

A fall coat

DATE: Oct. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

DMR aims for longer season

In a letter sent Friday to season passholders, Durango Mountain Resort sought to clarify its new operating schedule for the beginning and end of the upcoming ski season.With a little help from...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Telluride drug bust ends with 5 arrests

Local and federal authorities seized more than 15 pounds of cocaine and made five arrests this week in Telluride as part of a lengthy investigation.The Durango Police Department and the Southwest...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Solar panels lie fallow at rec center

The city of Durango is considering legal action to impel Golden-based company Novan Solar to finish connecting solar panels on top of the Durango Community Recreation Center.Nearly a year after the...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

State audit slams health department

State auditors who examined San Juan Basin Health Department’s finances found numerous problems, including sloppy or nonexistent documentation, inadequate procedures and outdated accounting...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Keeping watch

  

DATE: Oct. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durangoan pleads guilty to enticing child

A Durango man who tried to lure teenage boys on the Internet pleaded guilty Thursday to contributing to the delinquency of a minor and enticement of a child.According to terms of the plea...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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