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The Durango Nordic Ski Club members Hannah Peterson, 18, daughter of Jen and Chris Peterson, front; Katja Freeburn, 15, daughter of Jana and Mike Free...

National & World

Foes blast lethal injections

ST. LOUIS – The nation’s third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel...

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Roustabout roadies

GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – Not much housecleaning gets done when Justin Page gets home.

After working a 15-day “hitch” for Calfrac in the oil fields of...

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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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The hunt for tasty school food

BOSTON – Bean burgers, peanut butter substitutes and presliced vegetable packets were on the menu as school lunchroom managers from around the country sampled offerings in...

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Betty Jane Cadman

Former Durango resident Betty Jane Cadman died Monday, July 21, 2014, at Family Health West Nursing Home in Fruita. She was 80.

Mrs. Cadman was born to Lucille and John...

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