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U.S. 160 closed nights Sunday through June 11 U.S. Highway 160 will be closed between U.S. Highway 550 at Farmington Hill and High Llama Lane from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through June 11. These...

DATE: June 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

School District 9-R delays decision about athletic director

Durango School District 9-R is postponing a decision on Durango High School's athletic director position until June 23.The district was set to decide whether to retain Athletics and Activities...

DATE: June 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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DATE: June 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Newman fire probe awaits lab results

As reconstruction continues at the historic Newman Building after a fire earlier this spring, authorities are still awaiting lab results to make a final determination of the cause.Fire Marshal Tom...

DATE: June 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Executive director of Citizens Alliance to leave position

Mark Pearson, the executive director of San Juan Citizens Alliance, is resigning his post and will be leaving later this year."I believe it's healthy for San Juan Citizens Alliance, our community...

DATE: June 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ritter approves extension of Habitat Stamps

DENVER - Anglers can expect to pay $5 more for a fishing license under a law signed Tuesday by Gov. Bill Ritter.Senate Bill 235 makes changes to the Habitat Stamp program that will mean some people...

DATE: June 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

City to rename old library for steel magnate

The city approved a motion Tuesday to rename the old library building on East Second Avenue the Carnegie Building, in honor of the building's benefactor, Andrew Carnegie.The building, completed in...

DATE: June 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

New bill gives drillers more time

DENVER - Colorado's coal-bed methane industry will have another year to comply with a state Supreme Court ruling that threatened to grind production to a halt, because of a bill signed by Gov. Bill...

DATE: June 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Parks waive fees on three weekends

National parks across the nation will waive entrance fees on three weekends this summer to promote tourism.But Durango tourism officials are skeptical about how much of an economic impact the fee...

DATE: June 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk About Town

Jesse Ellison, the science whiz from Bayfield High School who was profiled in an article in The Durango Herald on May 6, brought home some serious prize money from a major international science...

DATE: June 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Doctor data ready online

DENVER - Coloradans looking for a new doctor - or curious about their current one - have a new way to find information.An online database on every doctor in the state went live Sunday on the...

DATE: June 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

N. Korea readies long-range missile test

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea appears to be preparing to test an advanced missile designed to reach the United States, a U.S. official said Monday, ratcheting up tensions after its second...

DATE: June 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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