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Deborah Shumway leads U.S. teammate Bette Wise-Steffan up La Plagne during the 1984 Tour de France Feminin. Shumway, who placed third overall in the 2...


The art of landscaping

Many La Plata County residents don’t even have to step off their property to enjoy the outdoors – they can do it from the comfort of their own backyards.

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Good Earth

High season for wildflowers

Botany, the study of plant species, and biology preoccupied humans for millennia. Since before Plato, rugged people rummaged the Earth, bent on discovering, collecting and...

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Education Briefs

Local students initiated to honor society

These local residents were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi:

Thomas Poole of Durango initiated at Fort...

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William Barry King

Longtime Silverton resident William Barry “Bill” King died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, of heart complications at his home in Silverton. He was 63.

Known as...

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