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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...

National & World

Firefighting costs rise, warming worsens

The costs of fighting wildfires are rising dramatically and could keep climbing in the face of climate change that’s contributing to longer fire seasons in the West and the...

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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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Dennis Wade Gibble

Dennis Wade Gibble died Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Durango. He was 71.

Mr. Gibble was born April 12, 1943, in Denver, the son of Floyd and Lucille Gibble. He grew up in...

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