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GOP aims at tag fees

DENVER – Democratic lawmakers say Colorado drivers who have been paying – and complaining about – higher vehicle-registration fees and late penalties for the last two years shouldn’t expect the...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

GOP lawmaker wants archives open

SANTA FE – The public would gain access to archived records of former Gov. Bill Richardson and other elected officials under a proposal by a Republican legislator.Rep. Nate Gentry, R-Albuquerque,...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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DATE: Feb. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bartenders battle for the best of Snowdown

Local bartenders gathered at Moe's Starlight Lounge for the chance to win prize money and have their creation dubbed the official drink of Snowdown.

DATE: Feb. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Just in time

DATE: Feb. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceWednesday 5:01 a.m. A traffic accident occurred in the 400 block of South Camino del Rio.Tuesday 8:54 a.m. A traffic accident occurred near South Camino del Rio and Colorado Highway...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Shelter seeking information about puppy placed in trash bin

They’re calling him Benjamin Button, for his wizened appearance but tender years.A cold and emaciated puppy believed to be just a couple months old was found Friday night in a large trash bin in an...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield’s choice to guide town declines

BAYFIELD – Retired Durango city manager Bob Ledger declined a job offer Wednesday from the town of Bayfield to fill in as its interim town manager.Bayfield Trustees were split, ultimately voting...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Senate debates illegal immigrant tuition

DENVER – Immigrant advocates are trying again to get the state to offer in-state tuition to the children of illegal immigrants.Senate Bill 126 would allow any high school graduate who attended a...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Low-altitude flights may be grounded

Two state legislators from southeast Colorado have introduced legislation to prevent the Air Force from flying low-altitude training missions over a large part of the state.The bill of Wes McKinley...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Food-filled backpacks ease students’ hunger

Just a few weeks into its work, a pilot program aimed at fighting hunger in the region by sending food-filled backpacks home with needy students in Mancos and Durango is making an impact, school...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton draws line for vote on debt

DENVER – U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton said Wednesday that he could vote to raise the limit on the national debt as long as Congress enacts “substantial” spending cuts.Tipton, R-Cortez, said he is looking...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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