Local and Regional News


Durango Natural Foods cooperative members are weighing whether to merge with La Montanita based in Albuquerque for economic benefits or to maintain in...

Durango Natural Foods pondering a merger

Members of Durango Natural Foods turned out in force Monday to get answers about talks held out of their earshot concerning a merger with an...

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National & World

Obama: Time to review local police militarization

WASHINGTON – Calling for a sharp separation between the nation’s armed forces and local police, President Barack Obama on Monday urged a re-examination of programs...

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U.S. homebuilder confidence rises in August

U.S. homebuilders are feeling more confident in their sales prospects headed into next year, a sign that home construction and sales of newly built homes may pick up after...

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Good Earth

Mill cleanup vanquishes mercury

The Environmental Protection Agency has finished mercury-decontamination efforts at the Red Arrow Gold Corp. mill site on Grand Avenue in Mancos.

Workers removed 240...

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Education Briefs

Former resident graduates college

Former Durango resident Jeffrey Berghorn graduated from Colorado Mesa University with a degree in energy and land management.

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Rachel Kirkpatrick Stewart

Rachel Kirkpatrick Stewart died at her home in Durango on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, of complications from breast cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. She was 83.


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