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Durango police raid home, arrest man

The Durango Police Department on Thursday arrested a Durango man in connection with an armed home invasion thatoccurred earlier this month.Rees Beck, 26, was arrested without incident about 7 p.m....

DATE: April 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

History lesson

DATE: April 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Recall effort mounts against Southern Ute leader

Southern Ute tribal members unhappy with Chairman Matthew Box's leadership are holding a meeting today to gathersignatures for a petition seeking an election to recall him.James Jefferson, an...

DATE: April 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Energy Department looks at solar power

The U.S. Department of Energy is considering installing photovoltaic solar panels atop or adjacent to the site in BodoCanyon southwest of Durango where 2.5 million cubic yards of contaminated mine...

DATE: April 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Schools hit by budget crunch

DENVER - Senate leaders opened the door Wednesday to steep tuition increases to protect against a looming financialdisaster for Colorado colleges.“There is no doubt tuition is going to have to go...

DATE: April 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

CenturyTel, seeking scale, to buy Qwest for $10.6B

NEW YORK - CenturyTel Inc., the country's fifth-largest local-phone company, said today that it will buy QwestCommunications International Inc., the third-largest, in a stock swap worth $10.6...

DATE: April 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Verizon restores service to rural customers

Thousands of Verizon Wireless customers in rural Colorado were without service today because of an interruption at a switching center in suburban Denver. The switching center routes calls for...

DATE: April 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bangkok hotels send guests packing

BANGKOK - Thailand's bloody political crisis has been scaring away tourists for weeks but took a new turn Tuesday whensome of the capital's finest hotels sent guests packing for fear of violence at...

DATE: April 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Denver pot rally lights up as House cracks down

DENVER - The Colorado House toughened a plan to regulate medical marijuana stores Tuesday, even as music from a pro-potrally drifted into the Capitol.Under Tuesday's changes to House Bill 1284,...

DATE: April 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bank sues La Campanella developers

First National Bank of Durango has filed a lawsuit against the developers of La Campanella on north Main Avenue,accusing them of breach of contract.The bank's lawyers say in court filings that...

DATE: April 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Girls helping girls

DATE: April 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

First '10 bears being sighted

The first sightings of black bears coming out of hibernation in the Durango area were reported the last few days.“I've heard of six bears," said Bryan Peterson with Bear Smart Durango, a nonprofit...

DATE: April 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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