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Aubrey Falconer, with US Airways, checks in passenger Guliana Souza this summer at the Durango-La Plata County Airport.

National & World

White House rejects use of ground forces

WASHINGTON – American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama’s current strategy fails, the...

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Eye to the future

The Durango Herald’s building at 1275 Main Ave. is undergoing its most extensive renovation since 1979.

The downstairs, once home to the printing press, is being...

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Good Earth

Taking stock of Animas trout

A Colorado Parks and Wildlife team led by aquatic biologist Jim White is making its biennial survey this week of trout in the Animas River.

“The goal is to assess...

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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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Helen Barbara Kroeger

Former Durango resident Helen Barbara Kroeger died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Ogden, Utah. She was 89.

Known as Barbara, she was born to Lloyd and Mary Mason on Feb. 16,...

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