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The city of Durango and La Plata County spent $28,000 to repair damage to the Horse Gulch trailhead and level about 2,100 feet of road. A hiker and do...

Durango buys 113 acres of open space

Merry Christmas, Durango: The city purchased another 113 acres of open space on Raider Ridge that will be protected in perpetuity.

The city...

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Obama to move Guantanamo inmates

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is accelerating its efforts to shut down the Guantanamo Bay detention center, preparing to move dozens of inmates out of the prison in...

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‘A great year for ranchers’

Cattle prices appear to be coming off of a record high in 2014, but that still doesn’t put a damper on a profitable year for many ranchers in Southwest...

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Good Earth

New Mexico gains national park

ALBUQUERQUE – The management experiment at Valles Caldera National Preserve is coming to an end, as the National Park Service prepares to take over the 140-square-mile...

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Immigrants learn English in tenement

NEW YORK – The actress playing a teenage Jewish immigrant in 1916 never stepped out of character as she talked about the hardships of living in three small rooms with nine...

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