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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

Quarantine ends for family, friends

FORT WORTH, Texas – As her boyfriend Thomas Eric Duncan lay dying of Ebola in a Dallas hospital bed, Louise Troh battled loneliness and fear that she too had contracted the...

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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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Helena Simmons

Longtime Durango resident Helena Simmons died Sunday, October 12, 2014, at the Cottonwood Inn Care Facility in Durango. She was 92.

Helena May Hogler was born Nov. 2,...

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