Civil and public service

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Naughty elves available to help nonprofits this holiday season

The Useful Public Service program is reminding nonprofits that it has a cadre of volunteers available to perform community service projects around the holidays, and year-round. Throughout the year,...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Fire department plans growth

More and more people are calling for local firefighters and paramedics each year, and as the need grows, the new fire chief is planning for more staff, buildings and vehicles – the rub is how to...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango government TV expanding

More people in La Plata County will be able to watch Durango city government at work in the coming weeks. City Span 10 is becoming DGOV, or Durango Government Television, and is now available over...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

City water outage planned Wednesday

Scheduled maintenance will leave residents on either side of East Eighth Avenue, between College Drive and Jackson Place, without water much of the day Wednesday. The utilities department will be...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Parking violator pays her dues

From almost the moment that I learned how to drive 10 months ago (as a 25-year-old), I became a wanted woman. While I have dabbled in moving violations and twice been ticketed for speeding, parking...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Ad fuels nasty 59th District race

If politics is war by another means, two weeks ago, Democrat Mike McLachlan, the Durango-based lawyer running for the 59th district in the Colorado House of Representatives, unleashed the political...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News