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January 19 - January 20

Animal ControlMonday 4:14 p.m. A blue heeler was hit by a car and was headed west near the DoubleTree Hotel. The owners eventually caught the dog and took it to a veterinarian.5:09 p.m. A fawn fell...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: News

State slice of stimulus bigger than expected

DENVER - Congress might send as much as $600 million to Colorado for transportation projects, more than twice the amount of earlier estimates.The money is part of a massive package Congress is...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Welcome Mr. President

In President Barack Obama's superb inaugural address Tuesday, he showed he recognizes the needs of the people on this planet, the weakened economy, the wars and the environmental challenges, and is...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Chickens belong in town

The Durango City Council has to make its share of important decisions that will affect how the city spends taxpayers' money, what the city will look like in years to come - both in terms of size...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

$404 - Funds Not Found

I read with interest recent articles dealing with college affordability. What exactly are we paying for? The model of the residentially based college education already has been debunked as a poor...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Obama hopes to end Disruption with politics of cohesion

In 1962, Daniel Bell published a book called The End of Ideology. The title struck a nerve because it reflected the view, common at the time, that the United States was about to leave behind the...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Meir explained when peace will come

Golda Meir, prime minister of Israel from 1969 to 1974 said: "We can forgive the Arabs for killing our children. We cannot forgive them for making us kill their children. We will only have peace...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

AAUW ponders identity, purpose

Should members be required to hold a two- or four-year college degree to be a member? With women making up more than half the students on American college campuses, has the American Association of...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2009 | COLUMN: Neighbors

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: Jan. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Bayfield buries Ignacio by 47

BAYFIELD - The Wolverines are playing like a team of high-tech safecrackers on a roll - every combination is working.The Bayfield High School girls basketball team, with a defensive mentality of...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Wolverines slow down, yet fall to Bobcats

BAYFIELD - The time management plan almost worked.Chad Nachtrieb and the Bayfield High School boys basketball team set out to slow down the potent attack of the bigger Bobcats from Ignacio on...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Cortez shocks DHS wrestlers

If only there were near pins in team scoring.With a commanding 14-point lead and just three matches left, Durango High School's wrestling team had to feel confident it could hold on for team...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports