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Audit: Health agency is OK

The San Juan Basin Health Department received a clean bill of health from financial auditors at Thursday night's board meeting.Of the $6.5 million that passes through the hands of the public health...

DATE: June 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

See ball, hit ball

DATE: June 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

Animas River Days to begin Friday Animas River Days will be held Friday through Sunday. The event will include the premiere of Kent Ford's new movie, slalom events, the Down-Up-Down river parade,...

DATE: June 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Inking it up

  

DATE: June 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Setting it straight

Craig Larson was incorrectly identified in a story on Page 1A on Wednesday about BP. He is the La Plata County assessor. Also, BP currently sells its gas for $2 per thousand cubic feet, down from...

DATE: June 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tribal criminal-justice officials work at alternatives to prison

IGNACIO - A former chief judge for an Indian tribe in Wisconsin told a story Wednesday about a boy whose friends threw him in the water because he couldn't swim.The boy sank, so his friends pulled...

DATE: June 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield schools approve budget

The Bayfield Board of Education unanimously approved the 2009 and 2010 district budget Wednesday night setting the district's general fund expenditures at about $14.19 million dollars for the 2009...

DATE: June 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Blame it on the jet stream

When it's past Memorial Day and the high is only in the 70s, locals start to wonder. And discuss. And dissect. Is it climate change?Chris Cuoco, a senior forecaster in the Grand Junction office of...

DATE: June 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

3 suspected of stealing artifacts

Three Durango residents were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of trafficking in stolen archaeological artifacts from public and Native American lands in the Four Corners. The arrests were made...

DATE: June 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

BP idles one of its two drilling rigs

BP America, La Plata County's largest natural-gas producer, has decommissioned one of two drilling rigs it had operating in the county as declining demand drives down the price of natural gas.The...

DATE: June 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sports panel recommends stricter rules

An independent panel commissioned by Durango School District 9-R to review its athletics practices recommended the district prohibit Durango High School coaches from running for-profit private...

DATE: June 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Swinging away

DATE: June 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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