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Fort Lewis College scores on Fulbright Scholars

When Fort Lewis College announced it had three professors accepted as Fulbright Scholars for the 2016-2017 school year, the administration knew it was a large number for a small school. Now, the...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Caption This!: ‘A seedy photo’

The Durango Herald Facebook reader Jim Otto sent in this week’s Caption This! winning headline “Deer me, a seedy photo in a respected newspaper.” Coming in a close second was “Seedy character seen...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Photo: A growing business

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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FLC to host math festival for middle-schoolers

The American Institute of Mathematics will hold the Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday in the Student Union at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Sixth- and...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Downtown Durango sales set Christmas record

Durango’s downtown businesses had a record-setting Christmas season. The Central Business District set a new monthly record for sales and saw a 2 percent increase in sales tax collections, said Tim...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Monday Durango Dayplanner

Arts and Entertainment Spoken Word, 7-9 p.m., Steaming Bean, downstairs at the Irish Embassy Pub, 900 Main Ave., 403-1200, www.thebean.com. Ace Revel, 7-11 p.m., The Office Spiritorium, 699 Main...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Winter expected to make a comeback

Don’t be fooled by Sunday’s blue skies and mild temperatures, as winter is set to return this week with snow accumulations in the high country around Southwest Colorado expected to hit 2 feet,...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Skier who died at Purgatory Resort is identified

A 34-year-old woman who struck a tree and died while skiing at Purgatory Resort on Saturday has been identified as Farmington resident Kressyda Ming, according to La Plata County coroner Jann...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Voters switch it up in La Plata County

About 5 percent of active voters in La Plata County switched between major party affiliations during the last year. Of those, 10 percent crossed the political spectrum, going from Democrat to...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Photo: Brain Games

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Discounted horticulture conference tickets offered until March 9

Early-bird tickets for the June 8-10 Four Corners Horticulture Conference are on sale until Thursday, March 9 by phone at 749-5642 or online at www.durangobotanicalsociety.com . Two-day passes...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Registration for spring and summer youth baseball now open

Registration is now available online for the Youth Baseball of Southwestern Colorado spring and summer seasons. Boys and girls ages 4 to 14 are invited to participate in baseball programs according...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News