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Bill to raise Montezuma salaries advances

DENVER - The bill to raise salaries for Montezuma County's elected officials passed its final public hearing Thursday.House Bill 1203 now goes to the full Senate - likely its last stop before the...

DATE: March 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

High note

DATE: March 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Interim dentist fills in at clinic

Patients of Valley-Wide Health Systems' Durango Dental Clinic are being seen by an interim dentist while a permanent replacement is sought.Dr. J. Wendell Christophe, the clinic's only dentist, left...

DATE: March 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wind and moisture predicted for area

Arid Southwest Colorado, on the southern edge of a storm front coming through, will probably see only some minor precipitation today and Saturday."There is a little disturbance that might hit the...

DATE: March 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Senate panel OKs changes to Habitat Stamp

DENVER - A 3-year-old program has largely failed to get nonhunters to pay for wildlife conservation, senators said Thursday.Democratic Sens. Jim Isgar and Dan Gibbs are proposing changes to the...

DATE: March 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Students show off science projects

Speaking only slightly louder than the buzz of several hundred other student-scientists inside the reverberating concrete walls of the La Plata County Fairgrounds, Pagosa Springs eighth-grader...

DATE: March 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Council race narrows to 4

The field of candidates for the Durango City Council election April 7 is down to four after Jodi Doney opted out of the race Thursday morning.City Clerk Amy Phillips said Doney never was deemed an...

DATE: March 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jury acquits former DHS football coach

A six-person jury on Thursday acquitted a former Durango High School football coach of child abuse.Kyle Davis choked back tears and hugged his wife after the verdict was read in La Plata County...

DATE: March 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Isgar pulls gas and oil bill on COGCC rules

DENVER - Sen. Jim Isgar may have some reservations about the proposed gas and oil regulations, but he cleared a path for the final battle over the rules by killing his own bill in the...

DATE: March 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas velo-city

DATE: March 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

City hires coordinator for transportation

The city of Durango has hired a multimodal coordinator, a position that will help bicyclists and pedestrians have a voice in city transportation issues.Amber Blake will begin the job April 8. Blake...

DATE: March 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

United Way sees rare fundraising drop

For the first time in five years, the United Way of Southwest Colorado did not meet its annual fundraising campaign goal, but the agency's president and chief executive officer said the shortfall...

DATE: March 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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