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Matt Palazzolo, a pilot with Flight for Life Colorado, said the new avalanche beacon locator system enables them to scan a 100-yard debris pile with m...

‘Eye in the sky’

When it comes to avalanches, Colorado has the nation’s highest fatality rate, according to the Colorado Avalanche Information Center. Buried...

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Paying for a good scare

One person’s dream could be another person’s nightmare.

Fort Lewis College sophomore and theater aficionado Austin Minard and a longtime friend are...

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Good Earth

Citing risks, N.Y. to ban fracking

ALBANY, N.Y. – The Cuomo administration announced Wednesday that it would ban hydraulic fracturing in New York state, ending years of uncertainty by concluding that the...

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Education Briefs

Ellen Southworth studies abroad

Bates student Ellen Southworth of Durango, spent the fall 2014 semester studying abroad in France at the Paris College of...

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Victor H. Lynn

Victor H. Lynn, the father of Durango resident Alan Lynn, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, in Tucson, Arizona. He was just shy of his 89th birthday.

Mr. Lynn was born to...

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