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With Colorado state Rep. Mike McLachlan and Fort Lewis College President Dene Kay Thomas at left, Colorado Sen. Ellen Roberts prepares to break rocks ...

It’s already a smash

A geoscience groundbreaking isn’t like others – no backhoe, no group shot with feet on shovels.

The groundbreaking Friday on a...

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National & World

Turkey says it helps Kurdish fighters enter Syria

SURUC, Turkey – Turkey said it was helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross into Syria to support their brethren fighting Islamic State militants in a key border town; yet,...

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Growing subdivisions pace Durango building

The residential building industry in the Durango area has had a busy summer, with development particularly strong in Edgemont Highlands and Three Springs.

The city of...

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Good Earth

Cleaning up bighorn habitat

When telephones made the galvanized-steel telegraph line between Durango and Silverton superfluous, the latter fell into disuse, but it didn’t go away.

As the...

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Education Briefs

Columbine Christian recognizes students

These Columbine Christian School students were recognized for demonstrating the CORE value of the month (Christ-Centered): Peter...

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James Louis Dawson

Durango resident James Louis Dawson died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Portland, Oregon. He was 59. The cause of death was not disclosed.

Mr. Dawson was born to Jess and Pam...

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