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Hwy. 160 crash kills 3

Three people were killed and two were injured Tuesday evening when two cars crashed head-on on U.S. Highway 160 between Hesperus and Mancos Hill.The accident closed both lanes to traffic between...

DATE: March 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Five vie to lead S. Utes

IGNACIO – Surrounded by supporters and interested tribal members, Pearl Casias on Tuesday night shared her vision for the future of the nation's wealthiest Native American tribe if elected tribal...

DATE: March 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local plastic surgeon finds hope among the lasting rubble in Haiti

More than a year after experiencing the devastation of a 7.0 magnitude earthquake, the people of Haiti are still living in tent cities, still waiting for a stable government and still surviving...

DATE: March 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wind grounds aircraft fighting wildfire

GOLDEN – Air tankers and ground crews battled a wind-whipped wildfire in the foothills west of Denver as officials warned that eastern Colorado’s worst drought in nearly a decade makes that part of...

DATE: March 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. lawmakers advance marijuana DUI measure

DENVER – A proposal to set a blood-content threshold to charge marijuana users with driving under the influence advanced in the Colorado House on Tuesday, after lawmakers argued about what would be...

DATE: March 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Crews at wildfire get help from air

GOLDEN – Crews battling the wildfire burning in the foothills west of Denver were getting some help from the air Wednesday as windy weather diminished.Helicopters were dropping water on the fire...

DATE: March 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado senators kill severance tax measure

DENVER – State senators killed a last attempt by local governments to protect their gas and oil tax money Monday.Sen. Ellen Roberts, R-Durango, wanted her House Bill 1123 to stop the Legislature...

DATE: March 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hozhoni Days

DATE: March 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceMonday 1:25 a.m. A business alarm was set off at Office Depot, 331 South Camino del Rio.Sunday 7:08 a.m. A panic alarm was set off in the 1100 block of Three Springs Boulevard.11:42...

DATE: March 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Group ends campaign for tax increase

DENVER – A liberal group said Monday it will withdraw six ballot initiatives that would have sought a $1.4-billion-a-year tax increase.The Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute filed the initiatives...

DATE: March 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

City considers plan to boost green policies

Steps should be taken to minimize Durango’s environmental footprint, but just how far the city should go and what results are realistic were up for debate during Monday’s City Council study...

DATE: March 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Charter gets hefty start-up funds

Durango’s newest charter school didn’t get the $180,000 per year it sought from the state – it got more.Mountain Middle School last week learned it had received a start-up grant of $195,000 per...

DATE: March 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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