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The winning team celebrates its International Space Settlement Design Competition world title Monday in Florida. It was the sixth time the Durango gro...

National & World

House OKs suing president

WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to sue President Barack Obama for overstepping the powers of the presidency – an action that angered...

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Fashion, to go

Connie Idyllwild recently quit her corporate job to follow her dream – to start a fashion truck boutique and drive it around Long Beach, California, selling...

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Good Earth

Weeds, wilderness don’t mix

VALLECITO – The open meadows along the Pine River north of Vallecito Reservoir are as popular with humans for fishing as they are for osprey, but increasingly, this portion...

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Choosing a school from afar

Janine Boldrin Gwinn has become an experienced house-hunter and an expert packer of boxes. Seven times, this Army wife has managed to move her family from one place in the U.S. to...

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Joe Fred Girard

Former Durango resident Joe Fred Girard died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Phoenix. He was 85.

Mr. Girard was born to Fredrick and Camilla (Lunt) Girard on July 6, 1929, in...

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