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Bryce Staley, a senior geology major at Fort Lewis College, practices trombone on Friday afternoon at the campus.

National & World

Congress backs Obama on aid to Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law legislation authorizing the military to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants...

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Builders getting more confident

U.S. homebuilders’ confidence in the market for new, single-family homes surged this month to the highest level in nearly nine years.

The brighter outlook reflects...

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Good Earth

Call of the wild

On a late summer afternoon I sat at my campsite in the middle of the Weminuche Wilderness. I pulled up the hood of my jacket and braced myself against the flashes of lightning...

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Burden of student debt haunts more seniors

WASHINGTON – Rosemary Anderson could be 81 by the time she pays off her student loans. After struggling with divorce, health problems and an underwater home mortgage, the...

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Carroll Tidrick ‘Kelly’ Gamble

Durango resident Carroll Tidrick Gamble died Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Durango. He was 92.

Known as “Kelly,” he was born to...

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