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McLachlan, Brown about even in cash dash

With a difference of less than $160, the race for the 59th District seat in the state House of Representatives – one of the most competitive – is financially neck and neck.According to the latest...

DATE: June 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four local schools replace principals

Durango School District 9-R announced the hiring of new principals Wednesday for four of its schools, including the high school.The announcement marks a year of high turnover in leadership...

DATE: June 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Student’s parents call foul on coach

Two parents are alleging that Durango High School’s head girls volleyball coach engaged in a 15-year pattern of bullying and retaliation against students, including their daughter.James and...

DATE: June 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

For DHS grads, the final assembly

Durango High School’s graduation ceremony Friday evening was an exquisite tableau of youthful exuberance and adult pride, with a faint hint of teenage melancholy, as nearly 270 graduating seniors...

DATE: June 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis’ in-state tuition to jump 9%

Funding and financial issues were the primary topic of conversation at Thursday’s meeting of the Fort Lewis College Board of Trustees.Because FLC will lose $264,278 in state funding next year, to...

DATE: May 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

No structures damaged in Forest Lakes fire

FOREST LAKES – It took firefighters about an hour to contain a fire that broke out at Forest Lakes subdivision near Bayfield shortly after noon on Tuesday.The fire, which burned about 200 feet from...

DATE: May 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango music students play Coors Field

In Denver last Sunday, just a few minutes before the Rockies started playing against the Seattle Mariners, 26 Durango High School students stood in the middle of Coors Field, determined to deliver...

DATE: May 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Measuring up to Iron Horse

By Friday afternoon in Durango, bicycles seemed to outnumber people.In 2nd Avenue Sports, Miguel Ramos, 27, said he helps out the shop “whenever they get busy. This is the busiest I’ve ever seen...

DATE: May 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango counselors say cut will hurt kids

Durango High School’s counseling department is decrying an imminent downsizing that it says will hobble the department and hurt upperclassmen.At last week’s Durango school board, Sarah Wright,...

DATE: May 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Middle school cleared after bomb threat

Durango School District Interim Superintendent Bill Esterbrook activated the AlertNow system Monday after Miller Middle School was threatened with a bomb.Tam Smith, the school’s principal, was...

DATE: May 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wave of purges rocks community college

A shakeup at Pueblo Community College has led to the firings of the deans of the school’s branches in Durango and Mancos and has incensed its local advisory board.In an email sent Thursday morning,...

DATE: May 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Write-in candidate changes electoral goal

Jaime McMillan, an independent, has withdrawn from the state 59th House District race to run for the 3rd Congressional District.In a news release, McMillan lambasted the two-party system, saying,...

DATE: May 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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