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Governor’s charm woos GOP

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper got two standing ovations from a Republican-dominated business group Thursday when he expanded on his ideas to make Colorado a more “business-friendly”...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colo. delegation to sit together at State of the Union address

WASHINGTON – Inspired by an idea from Sen. Mark Udall, Republicans and Democrats in Colorado’s seven-member House delegation plan to sit together during next week’s State of the Union address to...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado environmental groups vow to defend legislative gains

DENVER – Colorado environmental groups will be spending a lot of time this year defending the legislative gains made over the last four years under Democrats, including requiring that utilities use...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Arizona lawmakers back waiver

PHOENIX – The Arizona Legislature on Thursday authorized Republican Gov. Jan Brewer to seek a federal waiver allowing the cash-short state to temporarily remove nearly 300,000 people from its...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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DATE: Jan. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

A meal of thanks

Joni Paul, manager at Sweeney’s Restaurant, thanks Durango Fire & Rescue Authority firefighters, from left, Tom Door, Randy Baker, Tony Harwig and Marlo Buiso, along with 26 other firefighters and eight Durango Police Department officers who responded to a fire Jan. 8 at the restaurant. Paul said, “We wanted to provide lunch for them as our way of saying thanks for everything they did.” Dave Imming, spokesman for DFRA, said, “We are very grateful to be living in a community that supports their police and firefighters.”

DATE: Jan. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceWednesday 12:02 a.m. An accident occurred at Florida Road and Colorado Avenue.12:22 a.m. A suspicious person was reported at the General Palmer Hotel, 567 Main Ave.2:07 a.m....

DATE: Jan. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis food bank to open today

Grub Hub, the Fort Lewis College Food Bank, will have its grand opening today. Located in the basement of Reed Library, the food bank will be open to students 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. every Thursday. A FLC...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield superintendent resigns

Bayfield Superintendent Dean Hill has resigned from his position. The decision was made for personal reasons, said Barbara Wickman, president of the Bayfield School District School Board.The board...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Airport passenger numbers set record

The Durango-La Plata County Airport set a fifth consecutive annual record last year for passenger boardings.In 2010, the airport saw 165,581 passengers board commercial airliners, an increase of...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado delegation seeks to switch dial

Southwest Colorado’s three representatives in Washington are preparing to again brace the Federal Communications Commission and fellow legislators about bringing Denver television to the region.La...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Building more bandwidth

Forget surfing the web. Today’s Internet users want music, movies and television programs while playing games with friends around the world in real time – all uses requiring some serious...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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