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Sustainability fair to be held in Cortez The public is invited to "Verde Fest - the Four Corners Sustainability Fair" from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 15 in the Cortez City Park.The fair will feature...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Single vehicle crash sends two to Mercy

A pickup went of U.S. Highway 84 about 10 miles north of the New Mexico line in Archuleta County about 6 p.m. Sunday sending a 4-year-old girl and a teenage boy, both from Pagosa Springs, to the...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Horse sense

Each year, timeless fun comes to La Plata County in the form of the County Fair.Youths show livestock so consciously reared, pies are judged, quilts displayed and cars are smashed in the wildly...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man arrested for DUI after crash on 160

A man was arrested for drunken driving after crashing into the back of another vehicle while speeding on U.S. Highway 160, near Farmington Hill, the Colorado State Patrol said.The accident occurred...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

From GJHS to the minors, Baldwin big

I thought I'd give my maligned music column a rest this week and return to the roots for which these pages represent. (That by no means was a pun in reference to the hip-hoppers, either.)First off,...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Healing touch

DATE: Aug. 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ancient elite class inhabited top of Chimney Rock

By Nancy LofholmThe Denver PostPAGOSA SPRINGS (AP) - When the elite ancient residents of Chimney Rock craved a haunch of venison or an elk loin, it appears they did what the privileged class of...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Seafood shack finds permanent home

The battle of the fish shack is over.Nancy Vogel, whose Flying Fish seafood retailing business on north Main Avenue drew opposition from city government regulators, is moving to a permanent home on...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County jail not very busy

It was the last day of school and Matt Lewinski was feeling good.He hopped into his 2002 Toyota pickup, spun a U-turn and kicked up some dust while leaving the parking lot April 24 at Fort Lewis...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Water project near Dryside taking shape

The first piece of hardware in a network of pumps, a water-treatment plant, storage tanks and distribution lines to bring drinking water to residents in arid southwest La Plata County is in...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hard road to earn money

William Holden was welding at his studio in the Smiley Building when he had an idea for a paper-towel dispenser that could be used with one hand.So the Durango man applied for a patent for the...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Democrats win approval of health bill in committee

WASHINGTON - In a triumph for President Barack Obama, Democrats narrowly pushed sweeping health-care legislation through a key congressional committee Friday night and cleared the way for a...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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