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Drilling waste dump is illegal, regulators say

Colorado regulators are accusing a Montezuma County landowner for allowing use of an agricultural field for dumping industrial wastes without a valid access permit. In a Oct. 30 letter to Wallace...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

City Hall approves beautification plan

Municipal leaders unanimously adopted a number of items at Tuesday’s city council meeting, including a beautification plan. Presented by Durango-based architecture firm DHM Design, the city’s...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two cyclists injured

DATE: Nov. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

State briefs

Fire bill would aid homeowners DENVER – Tax credits for homeowners that conduct wildfire mitigation and a death benefit to wildland firefighters are among bills that Colorado lawmakers will...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Scorers' mistake may have cost Bulldogs

Four days after the Dove Creek volleyball team’s loss to Fleming in the semifinals of the Colorado 1A state volleyball tournament, it appears as if a scoring error may have cost the Bulldogs. The...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Schools scramble after 66 loses vote

DENVER - Education advocates are reacting with a mix of resolve and confusion to the staggering size of the loss of Amendment 66 at Tuesday's election. With votes in 51 of the state's 64 counties...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Exchange works to shield insured

DENVER – Nervous directors of the Colorado Health Benefits Exchange pressed Monday for ways to improve their system to make sure many Coloradans don’t lose their insurance on New Year’s Day. The...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Girl Scouts win at Four Corners Lego competition

When many people think Legos, they think of simple blocks that snap together. Getting snazzy might mean building a model house – or a castle, if you’re good. But times have changed, and with them,...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Red Cross names interim director for Southwest Colorado

The American Red Cross of Colorado has appointed Bill Werner as interim executive director of the Southwest Colorado Chapter. Werner, who will concurrently serve the Red Cross chapter in the San...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

J. Paul Brown announces political plans

At the start of a scenic, half-day tour of Colorado’s 59th House District, La Plata County sheep and cattle rancher J. Paul Brown addressed a crowd of about 40 people at Christina’s Grill & Bar on...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Horseman plan monthly meet

The Four Corners Back Country Horsemen will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Nov. 14 at the La Plata County Fairgrounds in Durango. Guests are invited. A slide presentation will show the...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

City to consider beautification plan tonight

Municipal leaders are expected to adopt a master beautification plan at tonight’s city council meeting, paving the way to enhance Cortez roadways. Durango-based architecture firm DHM Design...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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