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Members of the Durango Choral Society sing to spectators during this year’s Fourth of July Parade as their float, which won the Best Musical En...

Parade nearly doubles in size

The Fourth of July parade, organized by the Durango Business Improvement District and a citizens committee, attracted nearly 50 entries.


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National & World

Troops on border OK with Obama

WASHINGTON – Tens of thousands of children streaming from chaotic Central American nations to the U.S. border have overwhelmed the government’s ability to respond,...

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Too busy on the weekend? Not a problem

The smell of fresh pizza and sound of live folk music filled the air at the first evening farmers market in Cortez.

The July 1 event drew a different mix of artists and...

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Good Earth

Do webcams get in nature’s way?

PORTLAND, Maine – Wildlife webcam operators around the world are grappling with a problem: Viewers don’t want to see any harm come to critters they’ve grown...

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Math, science graduates earn top dollar

WASHINGTON – It seems to matter less whether your alma mater is public or private than what you study – math and science in particular – when it comes to...

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John Richard Petrovich, Jr.

Durango resident John Richard Petrovich, Jr. died of pancreatic cancer Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in his home. He was 67.

He was born to John and Gladys Petrovich on Oct. 26,...

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