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Tag Archives: Durango

Gold King nears Superfund designation

The Environmental Protection Agency decided this week that the Gold King Mine near Durango is a top priority for Superfund designation. The mine, which was […]...

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September 9, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The color of dread: The Animas River runs yellow, again

It’s back – the color of dread. The mustard hue that triggered global headlines after last summer’s Gold King Mine spill has returned to parts […]...

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May 25, 2016 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Gold King Mine bleeds $100,000 daily; the leak’s still not fixed

The snow is beginning to fly in Silverton’s high country, and a temporary water treatment plant has been completed –  in the nick of time […]...

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October 20, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Homebrew: Durango “is not, and has never been, a sanctuary city”

This is not a pipe Durango City Council issued this declaration Tuesday: “The city is not, and has never been, a sanctuary city.” But the […]...

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August 6, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Wiretap: A slap and tickle Ukraine policy; Durango stands up to the NRA

We can flood Ukraine with resources, showing Putin and the Russian oligarchy where the money is, and allow room for diplomacy to work, recognizing that Russia does have real interests....

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March 20, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Durango doctor: Anti-abortion hospital intervening in treatment decisions

A doctor at Catholic-run Mercy Regional Medical Center in Durango says Mercy administration forbids doctors from discussing abortion as a treatment, even with women who could die as a result of pregnancy....

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November 15, 2013 Health, In-Depth, Politics, The Mix
Durango City Council Forbids Photos of Public Documents

Durango City Council Forbids Photos of Public Documents

By and large, Durango’s new policy to charge 25 cents per page after the first ten pages of copied public records, and to charge an hourly fee of $30 for document research exceeding 15 minutes, is neither unusual, nor outside...

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June 21, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Conservationists blast Colorado governor’s new utilities commission appointee

Conservationists blast Colorado governor’s new utilities commission appointee

The governor this week named Pam Patton, of Bayfield, to the PUC, where she joins former Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation chairman Joshua Epel and Republican appointee James Tarpey....

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June 15, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Colorado immigrants collateral damage in Catholic culture war

Colorado immigrants collateral damage in Catholic culture war

Nicole Mosher, executive director of Durango-based nonprofit immigrant-aid organization Compañeros, is weighing how to keep her organization running effectively in light of the surprising news that the anti-poverty Catholic organization that supplies half of Companeros’ annual budget would likely...

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April 11, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories

Colorado Latino lobby day underlines lopsided nature of immigration debate

DENVER-- When hundreds of Coloradans flocked to the capitol here Monday for the state's fifth-annual Latino Advocacy Day, it was a rare recent instance in the state and around the country where support for policies that embrace immigration, U.S. Latino...

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March 3, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

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Families in Motion: Stories of Immigration, Migration and Other Life Changes

When: Thursday April 19th, 6:30-8:00 PM Where: Louisville Public Library, 951 Spruce St.  Space is Limited – Registration is Required Whether you’re a newcomer or […]

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How The Denver Post’s rebellion rippled across America

By now you’ve likely heard about The Denver Post’s multi-page editorial broadside at its hedge-fund owner. This week’s newsletter seeks to explain the local and national repercussions of […]

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