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DATE: Sept. 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Volunteer award to honor Bill Mashaw

The Durango Chamber of Commerce announced Friday that it has renamed its Volunteer of the Year Award the Bill Mashaw Volunteer of the Year Award in recognition of Mashaw, who died this year."Bill...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

EPA to reconsider power plant permit

Federal regulators have dealt another setback to the proposed Desert Rock power plant, sending the plant's permit back to the Environmental Protection Agency for a do-over.The EPA had issued an...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Family caught in health dispute

DENVER - Stephen and Naomi Dobbs have some of the same complaints about stonewalling by their health-insurance company as many people. But when the Durango couple sued Anthem Blue Cross & Blue...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Art springs eternal

DATE: Sept. 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Star-spangled sheep

DATE: Sept. 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Utes gain health clinic

The Southern Ute Indian Tribe has gained control of its health clinic after settling a lawsuit with the federal government.The tribe could take over the Ignacio clinic from the Indian Health...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Panel: U.S. parks need money

America's National Parks need more money and tighter relationships with their neighbors, a bipartisan national commission told Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Thursday. Salazar received the...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Water district awarded $400,000

The Colorado Water Conservation Board has granted $400,000 to further the creation of a long-sought drinking-water district in southeast La Plata County."We should have a preliminary draft of a...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silverton man dies at car wash

Berney Spear, a longtime Silverton resident who was well-known for his involvement with the town's fire department, died Wednesday at a car wash near 32nd Street and Main Avenue in Durango. He was...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado terror suspect ordered to NY

DENVER (AP)  A federaljudge in Colorado ordered Friday that a terror suspect be transferredto New York City to face charges he was plotting a massive terrorattack meant to coincide with the...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Volunteer award named for Mashaw

The Durango Chamberof Commerce announced Friday that it is renaming the annual Volunteer ofthe Year Award to the Bill Mashaw Volunteer of the Year Award in recognition ofthe late Bill Mashaw....

DATE: Sept. 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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