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Durango woman gets ‘extraordinary’ award

Paulette Church, executive director of the Adult Education Center since 1999, on Friday was awarded the 2012 Extraordinary Woman Award at the Women’s Resource Center’s 25th Anniversary Celebration...

DATE: March 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Is Mitt in doghouse over mutt mishap?

In the summer of 1983, Mitt Romney loaded up the family station wagon for a 12-hour drive to Canada, placing Seamus, the family’s hefty Irish Setter, in a dog carrier strapped to the roof. Romney...

DATE: March 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silverton man ends bid for state House

On Tuesday, Silverton’s Patrick Swonger ended his bid to become the Democratic candidate for Colorado House District 59.“I am withdrawing from the race to support Mike McLachlan,” said Swonger....

DATE: March 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

From pedestrian to driver

When I tell people from Colorado that I don’t know how to drive, reactions range from incomprehension to outright suspicion. Sometimes, I think I see them assemble a silent, internal and suitably...

DATE: March 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prom dresses brighten the day

B. couture’s traveling trunk show of prom dresses was supposed to start at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Sunlight Room of the Durango Community Recreation Center.By 3:02 p.m., half a dozen girls already...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Democrat to seek county commission seat

On Thursday, Eno, a wine bar on East Second Avenue, flirted with the limits of its fire capacity as Democrat Gwen Lachelt announced her candidacy to challenge Republican Kellie Hotter for the...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango lawyer announces his run for J. Paul Brown’s seat in House

Democrat Mike McLachlan, a lawyer based in Durango, announced Thursday he intends to challenge Republican J. Paul Brown for the 59th District seat in the state House of Representatives.Standing...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Swonger to petition to get on primary ballot

Patrick Swonger on Thursday announced he intends to petition to be a candidate in the June Democratic primary for state House District 59.The Colorado Democratic Party disqualified Swonger two...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fashion throw down

Despite moving from the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall to the La Plata County Fairgrounds – a much bigger venue – once again, this year's Do's and Don'ts Luncheon and fashion show was standing-room...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Public offers input on accessory units

More than 70 Durangoans convened Wednesday night at the Durango Community Recreation Center to discuss with city planners ideas to ease city rules on accessory dwelling units.In Durango, accessory...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Learning about snow science

On a recent morning, Karen Hickerson, the program director of Durango Nature Studies, looked on as about 40 children, bundled in down jackets, snowboots and scarves, waddled out of a yellow school...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Take that, San Francisco

Last year, Bon Appétit, the gold standard in gourmand magazines, again named San Francisco the top city for dining out, and the New York Times then announced that San Francisco has “the highest...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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