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DATE: March 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango PoliceThursday 1:25 a.m. A disturbance was reported at the West Residence Hall at Fort Lewis College.Wednesday 8:23 a.m. Someone called 911 and hung up or left the line open at Mercy...

DATE: March 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Radiation no threat, state officials report

State health officials are seeking to calm residents’ nerves about potential radiation exposure from Japan’s failing nuclear plants.“We don’t think that there is a risk at this point, and we’re...

DATE: March 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Aiding their ailing country

Japanese nationals living in Durango said their families back home have been profoundly affected by the massive quake – even if they live far from the epicenter.They’ve also begun to mobilize to...

DATE: March 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Merger gets mixed reviews

DENVER – Hunters and anglers greeted a proposed merger of the state parks and wildlife divisions with mixed reactions Thursday.Fees from hunting and fishing licenses pay for the Division of...

DATE: March 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Youth council brings fresh ideas to Colorado Legislature

DENVER – All the usual suspects were at the Capitol this week to testify on a bill that would let parents close their low-performing public schools – lobbyists for school boards, superintendents,...

DATE: March 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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DATE: March 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceWednesday 5:58 a.m. A business alarm was set off at Walgreens Drug Store, 2701 Main Ave.Tuesday 8:07 a.m. A theft of something less than $500 in value was reported at Louisa’s Movie...

DATE: March 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

City Council candidates share common vision

Wednesday night’s forum of Durango’s City Council hopefuls showcased four candidates who share similar visions for Durango and only marginal differences in how to get there.An audience of about 50...

DATE: March 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Daylight saving bill unlikely to see light of day

DENVER – Colorado would stay on year-round daylight saving time under a bill a Senate committee passed unanimously Wednesday.Despite the resounding vote for Senate Bill 22, it has little chance of...

DATE: March 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ladies, gentleman ... adieu

Since April 2010, Michael Rendon has led two circuses: there’s the burlesque Salt Fire Circus he ringmasters for fun, and then there’s the multiheaded Durango government, which he’s led as...

DATE: March 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police officer chases, nabs graffiti suspect

The Durango Police Department has arrested a 22-year-old man on suspicion of spray-painting graffiti under the 32nd Street Bridge.Nicolas Rebar of Durango was booked into the La Plata County jail...

DATE: March 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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