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Fort Lewis College picks Navajo as student president

Fort Lewis College students have elected the second Native American student body president in the college'shistory.Alray Nelson, a Navajo majoring in sociology and political science, will take...

DATE: April 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Explosion, fire raze Vallecito home

VALLECITO - One of five houses clustered in the 2000 block of County Road 501A on the east side of Vallecito Reservoirburned to the ground Friday morning after an explosion of unknown origin. La...

DATE: April 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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DATE: April 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton takes in $141,000

DENVER - Republican Scott Tipton raised $141,000 during the first three months of the year in his campaign to unseatU.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Manassa.The state representative from Cortez finished...

DATE: April 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield to get big money for little kids

Bayfield's preschool is set to receive a large chunk of cash from the federal government, Congressman John Salazarannounced Friday in a news release.The Bayfield Early Education Program will...

DATE: April 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

3 teachers latest 9-R casualties

After learning three Durango High School probationary teachers are becoming casualties of a tightening budget, four DHSstudents took action Friday to try to save the teachers' jobs. Science...

DATE: April 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Loan bill clears House hurdle

DENVER - Opponents of payday lending won a close vote in the House on Thursday after weeks of behind-the-sceneswrangling for support.House Bill 1351 still has to pass one more recorded vote in the...

DATE: April 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Discovery Museum to begin Phase II

Golden shovels hit the dirt and at least one trash can exploded in the name of science Thursday at the DurangoDiscovery Museum at the Powerhouse, a planned energy-themed interactive science center...

DATE: April 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

State gives initial OK for A-LP water

DENVER - A plan to have the state buy water in the Animas-La Plata project received a positive reception Thursday froma Senate panel.The $36 million idea would give the state up to 10,460 acre-feet...

DATE: April 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

A curious raccoon causes power outage

A raccoon caused a short circuit at the La Plata Electric Association substation near Greenmount Cemetery earlyThursday, knocking out power to 1,859 customers.Power was interrupted at 6:29 a.m. and...

DATE: April 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

4.9 quake shakes Utah, Wyoming , Idaho

SALT LAKE CITY - A magnitude 4.9 earthquake rattled parts of Utah, Wyoming and Idaho on Thursday evening. There were noimmediate reports of significant damage or injuries.University of Utah...

DATE: April 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

City to offer food rebate, utility refunds

With taxes (hopefully) filed by now, the city has started accepting applications for its Food Tax Rebate and UtilityRefund programs. The window for households to apply for the reimbursements...

DATE: April 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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