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Flowers and other items were placed Wednesday in front of Escalante Middle School as a memorial for Chad Novak, a counselor at the school, who died Tu...

Escalante mourns loss of counselor

The death Tuesday of Chad Novak, the counselor at Escalante Middle School, brought an immediate effort from Durango School District 9-R officials to...

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National & World

Report urges end-of-life planning

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Americans suffer needless discomfort and undergo unwanted and costly care as they die, in part because of a medical system ruled by...

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Eye to the future

The Durango Herald’s building at 1275 Main Ave. is undergoing its most extensive renovation since 1979.

The downstairs, once home to the printing press, is being...

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Good Earth

Call of the wild

On a late summer afternoon I sat at my campsite in the middle of the Weminuche Wilderness. I pulled up the hood of my jacket and braced myself against the flashes of lightning...

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Burden of student debt haunts more seniors

WASHINGTON – Rosemary Anderson could be 81 by the time she pays off her student loans. After struggling with divorce, health problems and an underwater home mortgage, the...

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Karen Lee ‘Missy’ (Snell) Koso

Karen Lee Missy’ (Snell) Koso

Durango resident Karen Lee “Missy” (Snell) Koso died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at her home. She was 10 days shy of...

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