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Patrolling ensures rope swing gone

An increased police presence at the Animas River put-in at 32nd Street and East Third Avenue has helped the city of Durango succeed in deterring residents from re-hanging a rope swing in the...

DATE: July 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fiesta days off and running

The74th Annual Durango Fiesta Days is in full swing with a parade at 10a.m. today on Main Avenue. There is also a duck race and cook-offplanned. Rodeo performances will take place at the La Plata...

DATE: July 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local fire district applies for state money

Fort Lewis Mesa Fire Protection District has requested $237,000 in state funds to help purchase a fire engine, build a three-bay station and buy equipment.The total cost of the project is estimated...

DATE: July 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

New hotel proposed for west Durango

A major hotel conglomerate proposes to build a 73,000-square-foot, four-story hotel with 116 rooms on U.S. Highway 160 west.The hotel would be located at the site occupied by Cottonwood Camper...

DATE: July 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Good deed

DATE: July 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspect in court for child sex sting

A Durango man appeared in La Plata County Court on Thursday on suspicion of using the Internet to attract boys from area high schools.Tom Helm, 60, was arrested Wednesday after police say he...

DATE: July 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Art Briefs

Durango Natural Foods to hold photo contest Durango Natural Foods is holding a photo contest for the cover image on the cooperative's newsletter, The Garlic Press. Submissions should be on a...

DATE: July 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

Local will ride bike to raise money for MS Stephen Glover of Durango will participate in a 75-mile mountain-bike ride Saturday to raise awareness for multiple sclerosis.The fundraiser, called CT...

DATE: July 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tape as art

DATE: July 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grocery company recalling beef that might be tainted

King Soopers has recalled about 250 tons of ground beef for potential salmonella contamination, but apparently none was sold in Durango at City Market stores."No one has turned any back to us,"...

DATE: July 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Team to present stimulus-fund primer

Gov. Bill Ritter's Economic Recovery Team visited The Durango Herald's editorial board Tuesday morning to discuss how money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will be dished out in...

DATE: July 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Scouts save ill leader on Weminuche outing

Boy Scouts hiking in the Weminuche Wilderness north of Vallecito Reservoir may have saved their scoutmaster's life Thursday by carrying him to safety after he had fallen ill.The troop, from...

DATE: July 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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