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Assessor Larson will seek re-election

La Plata County Assessor Craig Larson on Tuesday announced his intention to seek re-election.Larson, a Democrat, has held the assessor position since 1987.Speaking at the La Plata County Courthouse...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Firefighters say nothing could have saved child

The child who died in a house fire Monday has been identified as Jonathan Jones, the 15-month-old son of Richard andRosalee Jones of Bayfield.Jonathan was a typical toddler who enjoyed playing with...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silverton puts moratorium on new marijuana outlets

The Silverton Board of Trustees on Monday enacted a 120-day moratorium on any new medical marijuana dispensariesplanning to open in this tiny mountain town of 550 people. The moratorium will give...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

County lets Ewing Mesa talks begin

A back way into Durango from Grandview is officially on the negotiating table. La Plata County commissioners on Tuesday approved a letter of intent to begin negotiating a possible deal with ...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Low-friction ride

DATE: Jan. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

74-year-old man found dead

A 74-year-old Durango man was found dead in a snowdrift Monday in front of his home, said Durango police Capt. MickiBrowning.Police did not release the identity of the man Monday pending...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

City to enforce parking during Snowdown

City Manager Ron LeBlanc said the city will begin more stringent enforcement of the city's parking ordinances in theCentral Business District this week, because of heavy snowfall and upcoming...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Measures seek to phase out state's business tax, study economic impact

DENVER - A Douglas County Republican is making another try at getting rid of a tax that businesses hate.Sen. Mark Scheffel, R-Parker, won respect last year for his efforts to phase out the business...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Slide hits Animas home

Homeowners in Durango often worry about fires and floods, but avalanches? For Durango residents Jeff and Teresa Jantz, the heavy snow from the latest storms meant devastation to their home.The...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Clerk Daley to retire

A La Plata County Clerk and Recorder Office employee is scheduled to announce today that she will be a candidate in theNovember election to replace her boss, Linda Daley, who is retiring. Tiffany...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Toddler killed in Bayfield blaze

BAYFIELD - A toddler died Monday in a house fire in Bayfield. The fire was observed about 8:45 a.m. by a crew member with the Upper Pine River Fire Protection District, who was working at Station...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

A-LP association accepts operation of water system

The sponsors of the Animas-La Plata Project are taking on the operation and maintenance functions of the water-deliverysystem instead of hiring an independent contractor.An association created by...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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