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Ritter touts energy bill

DENVER - After two sunny weeks, snow returned to Denver on Thursday morning,  just in time for Gov. Bill Ritter topromote his latest solar-energy bill.Ritter noted the irony when talking about...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bill seeks easier path to ballot for independent candidates

A state lawmaker, who like La Plata County Commissioner Joelle Riddle is struggling to get on November's ballot, plansto introduce legislation this week that would resolve the problem for future...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Helping a warrior

Since just after World War II, the Malarsie family has put down roots and flourished in La Plata County. Now one of itsown, Air Force Senior  Airman Michael J. Malarsie, has been seriously injured...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lifes a beach

DATE: Feb. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain lions appear to be wintering together

Five mountain lions make their way along a ridge in a photograph being circulated among Durangoans.The photo, one of three sent by anonymous e-mail to The Durango Herald, shows unusual behavior for...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman collecting skis, snowshoes for Navajos

Federal Employees Association members who work in the Durango area Wednesday received the first donations ofcross-country skis and snowshoes for ranchers on the Navajo Reservation in northeastern...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cold Stone cautions about glass

Cold Stone Creamery on Wednesday warned its franchises and customers that a customer complained of finding glass in aGrab and Go “Shock a Cone."Supplier Dean Foods has not found glass in its...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Eager equine

DATE: Feb. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dense fog grounds flights to Durango

The Durango-La Plata County Airport was under dense fog Wednesday night, forcing United Express to cancel threeflights.“We've had dense ground fog,  but no snow is accumulating yet," airport...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bill would license medical marijuana stores

DENVER - Marijuana shops would be legalized as nonprofit corporations under a bill legislators revealed Wednesday. The shops would have to be at least 1,000 feet from schools, and city councils...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Florida rebuild to begin

Florida Road between North College Drive and East Third Avenue will be reduced to inbound-only traffic starting nextweek as the voter-approved project to rebuild the dilapidated road gets under...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio man gets 10 years in prison

An Ignacio man was sentenced Tuesday to at least 10 years in prison after being convicted of seven felonies, includingsexual assault on a woman.Paul Stelzer plans to appeal the convictions. He did...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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