Local and Regional News


In an accident Thursday on U.S. Highway 160 just west of the Montezuma County Fairgrounds, Timothy Hobbs, 30, of Cortez was killed, and two boys, ages...

Victims of two highway accidents identified

The Colorado State Patrol has identified the two people killed in separate highway accidents Thursday, one south of Molas Pass on U.S. Highway 550...

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National & World

Plaza to open on Sept. 11

NEW YORK – The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks’ anniversary this year, the first time the general public will be able to visit...

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Social-media users not really so social

WASHINGTON – Tired of that friend or relative who won’t stop posting or tweeting political opinions? Online loudmouths may be annoying, but a new survey suggests...

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Good Earth

A classroom without walls

For many of us, a college internship helped forge the direction we would follow in our professional careers. Six Fort Lewis College students received such inspiration this summer...

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Wired for learning

Upgrading of the Durango School District 9-R computer network that started last fall and continued through the summer has made a day-and-night difference in the ability of...

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Florence ‘Flossie’ Baker

Durango resident Florence “Flossie” Baker died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Sunshine Gardens Country Home, where she lived for three years. She was 90.


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