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To many the signs of the change of seasons is not found in tree leafs, but rather when ice making begins at Chapman Hill. Recreation supervisor Matt M...

Chapman ice rink opens Saturday

Chapman Hill Ice Rink will open for the season on Saturday, the city of Durango announced in a news release.

To bring on the season, the...

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New home sales up, but still struggling

WASHINGTON – While the sales of newly built homes hit a six-year high in August, the numbers aren’t as dazzling as they seem when put in context.

New home...

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Good Earth

If you see a mountain lion, don’t act like prey

By Gary Skiba

La Plata County Living with Wildlife Board

Got deer? Most of us do, and where there are deer, there are almost always mountain lions in the...

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Education Brief

Richard Donohue II receives Ph.D.

Richard Donohue II, formerly of Durango, was awarded his doctorate of philosophy in geography in August from the University of...

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Matthew Logan McKown

Matthew Logan McKown

Durango resident Matthew Logan McKown died at the end of the week of Sept. 15, 2014, at his home. He was 34.

Known as...

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