Logan Munn, 5, son of Abbi and John Munn, checks out his cubby space in Lauren Pietrack’s kindergarten classroom at Needham Elementary School. School begins Monday for 9-R students.

Logan Munn, 5, son of Abbi and John Munn, checks out his cubby space in Lauren Pietrack’s kin...

9-R champions forward-thinking approach

The calendar indicates that it’s still summer, but schoolchildren and teachers know better.

Only the weekend stands between them and...

The Blotter

Most items in this column are taken from logs of calls made to authorities. Their accuracy may not have been verified by an official investigation.

Durango Police


12:18 a.m.
A person was reportedly boisterous and imbibing in alcohol near a church, 556 East Fifth Ave.

3:25 p.m.
A woman called the police saying her landlord was harassing her about painting a wall in the 2900 block of Main...
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Local Briefs

Eat Local Celebration seeking more events

Local First will sponsor the fourth annual Eat Local Celebration from Sept. 11 to Oct. 6.

Events will include a “Meet the Farmers” evening, a tour of greenhouses and Apple Days. Many local eateries will...

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Regional Briefs

Colorado won’t see gay marriage yet

DENVER – Gay marriage isn’t coming to Colorado yet.

A federal appeals court on Thursday extended a stay on a ruling from last month that found the state’s gay marriage...

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And the West is History

100 years ago: “According to circulars mailed by F.C. Gilbert, manager of the smelter, settlement for silver marketed between Aug. 12 and 19, inclusive, will be made at 56 5-8 cents, a...

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