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“I’m his biggest fan,” Dan Aitken, right, jokes while fanning downhill racer Zach Graveson on Friday afternoon. Graveson was peda...

National & World

Obama seeks help on border

WASHINGTON – Pressing for swift action, President Barack Obama on Friday urged Central American presidents and congressional Republicans to help ease the influx of minors...

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Business

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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Education

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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Obituaries

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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