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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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National & World

Experts downplay Ebola diagnosis

A man who flew from Liberia to Dallas this month was diagnosed with Ebola on Tuesday, becoming the first person to board a passenger jet and unknowingly bring the disease here...

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Elementary economics

Do kids understand the value of a dollar? The students at Animas Valley Elementary sure do.

The fifth-grade students at Animas Valley Elementary seem to know all about...

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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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N.M. dropouts clustered in 25 schools

SANTA FE – About 11 percent of New Mexico’s high schools accounted for half of the students who dropped out in 2013, according to a legislative audit released last...

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Elizabeth Ann ‘Betty’ Abernathy

Longtime Bayfield resident Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Abernathy died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at Four Corners Health Care Center in Durango. She was 84.


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