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Firefighters from the Durango Fire Protection District mop up after extinguishing a grass fire at James Ranch on Friday afternoon when a controlled bu...

Firefighters halt grass fire

Firefighters from the Durango Fire Protection District responded to a fire at James Ranch in the Animas Valley at about 4 p.m. Friday. It was quickly...

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National & World

GOP appears to be on roll in Congress

WASHINGTON – Republicans are looking like they’ve finally figured out how to govern.

The GOP’s first months in control of both chambers of Congress...

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Tipton seeks to aid small banks

Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, introduced legislation Tuesday aimed at reducing compliance burdens for highly rated community banks.

The Small Bank Exam Cycle Reform Act...

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Good Earth

For pioneer, hemp pays

An attentive audience of more than 50 local farmers and residents quizzed America’s first modern-day industrial hemp farmer at the Four States Ag Expo.

As the...

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Graduation rates of women’s NCAA tourney teams top men

ORLANDO, Fla. – Women competing in this year’s NCAA Tournament continue to graduate at a higher rate than their male counterparts, according to an annual study.

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