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Thistle while you work

DATE: June 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceTuesday12:13 a.m. A motorist was stranded in the 1400 block of Goeglein Gulch Road.1:37 a.m. There was a hazardous situation in the east 900 block of College Drive.2:21 a.m. Someone...

DATE: June 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Next 3 years will be rough on economy

Earlier this year, I laid out my economic expectations for 2010.I stand by my projections. World economies were given a burst of life since 2008 with the unprecedented amount of government stimulus...

DATE: June 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Ignacio co-op worth a stop to search for gems

I am not a big fan of cooperative art galleries. They rely on the artists themselves to watch the store, sell the work and provide the product, which in my experience leads to a short lifespan and...

DATE: June 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Nation Briefs

Former Vice President Cheney hospitalizedWASHINGTON (AP) - Former Vice President Dick Cheney was admitted to the hospital Friday after experiencing discomfort, the latest health scare for the...

DATE: June 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation Briefs

Supreme Court reins in use of fraud law WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Thursday sharply curtailed prosecutors' use of an anti-fraud law that was central in convicting politicians and...

DATE: June 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

Attacks targeting Iraqis kill at least 10 BAGHDAD (AP) - A spate of attacks targeting Iraqi security forces and their allies killed at least 10 people Thursday, half in suicide bombings in the...

DATE: June 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Outdoors Briefs

Durango kayaker wins Arkansas River titleKayaker Mike Freeburn of Durango won his second FIBArk Downriver kayaking title last weekend on the Arkansas River.He navigated 26 miles of the historic...

DATE: June 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Earth Briefs

Cross country motorized travel prohibited Cross country motorized travel (travel off roads and motorized trails) in the Rico-West Dolores area of the San Juan National Forest Dolores Ranger...

DATE: June 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

World Briefs

Canada Magnitude-5.0 quake rattles Canada, U.S. TORONTO (AP) - A magnitude-5.0 earthquake struck at the Ontario-Quebec border region of Canada on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, and...

DATE: June 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bike to Work Day

What started out as a simple one-day event, as much an excuse to have fun as a serious statement, has evolved into a weeklong promotion of positive social change. Good for Durango.Bike to Work Day...

DATE: June 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Nation Briefs

Washington Government to require gay workers receive leave WASHINGTON (AP) - The Labor Department intends to issue regulations this week ordering businesses to give gay employees equal treatment...

DATE: June 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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