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DATE: May 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Freshman term scrappy one for Brown

DENVER – It was the end of his freshman term in the House of Representatives, and J. Paul Brown looked cut up.A week before the end of the session, the Ignacio Republican showed up for work with a...

DATE: May 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

LPEA board gets a little greener

IGNACIO – Two of the four renewable-energy candidates won election Saturday to the La Plata Electric Association board of the directors, ousting a 21-year incumbent, Herb Brodsky, and Bobby Lieb,...

DATE: May 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Last hurrah for historic house

A background in massage therapy, repertory theater production and bakery/coffee shop ownership wouldn’t seem to prepare one to demolish a crumbling house and build an energy-efficient...

DATE: May 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Critics question campaign methods for school bonds

DENVER (AP) – When Colorado residents vote to borrow money to build new schools, a library or a recreation center, the crusader behind the curtain is often the investment banker who gets paid to...

DATE: May 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Life-saving training

With rafting season rockin’, Durango Fire & Rescue Authority conducted training this week to advance the skills of crews performing rescues in the fast-moving Animas River.In a session Tuesday,...

DATE: May 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceFriday 12:43 a.m. A man was choking a woman in the 1200 block of Florida Road.3:28 a.m. A man reported his girlfriend’s purse was stolen from a bar in the 900 block of Main...

DATE: May 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation’s energy issues give fuel to presidential debate

Editor’s note: This weekly roundup of campaign news will resume June 2.DENVER – Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Wednesday made his first visit to Colorado since the Feb. 7...

DATE: May 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Country Auto sold

New Country Auto Center has been sold to Rydell Chevrolet of Grand Forks, N.D.Nancy Ariano, owner of the auto center, said she hadn’t thought about selling the dealership, but Rydell is the perfect...

DATE: May 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Monument designation gains wider support

PAGOSA SPRINGS – A proposal to designate the Chimney Rock Archaeological Area as a national monument drew wide support here Friday.The occasion was a “listening session” for Harris Sherman,...

DATE: May 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

A natural fit

DATE: May 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Escalante evacuates after bomb threat

Escalante Middle School was evacuated Friday afternoon after school officials learned of a bomb threat scrawled on a boys bathroom stall.Faculty members escorted more than 500 students out of the...

DATE: May 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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