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Aztec Ruins to host archaeology lecture

A free lecture about a 4,000-year-old bison-processing site in the San Juan Basin will be offered at 7 p.m. June 2 at the Aztec Ruins National Monument. In the summer of 2013, before construction...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Durango Nature Studies to host mountain lion workshop

Durango Nature Studies will offer a workshop about mountain lions from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 27, at the nature center, south of Durango. Program facilitator Mike Bienkowski will...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Galloping Goose museum proposes expansion in Dolores

The Galloping Goose Society wants to construct a track behind its museum in downtown Dolores to display restored railroad cars. The plan is to lay 80 feet of track, running east-west, and parallel...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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For inmates tablet access reduces tension

CANON CITY (AP) – Until February, Andrew Stiern could only speak with his girlfriend on a phone in a prison day hall while 10 other inmates listened in and waited impatiently in line behind him....

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Young minds encounter the distant past at Chimney Rock

PAGOSA SPRINGS – Chimney Rock National Monument opened to the general public for guided tours this week, but Pagosa Springs Elementary School third-graders had the place all to themselves earlier...

DATE: May 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Mesa Verde Country releases summer vacation guide

Mesa Verde Country has released a summer vacation guide that includes updated information about events, activities and attractions in the Cortez-Dolores-Mancos area. Sections featured in the...

DATE: May 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Traveling AmeriCorps crew helps gardens grow at Old Fort, Manna

A team of 11 young adults is helping Southwest Colorado build infrastructure to achieve the goal of local food security. On April 11, a crew with AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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New Mexico pueblo attempts to save language from extinction

PUEBLO OF ACOMA, N.M. (AP) – With fewer than 100 speakers remaining, the Acoma Keres language is on the verge of extinction. Few people younger than 40 have learned the language. If no action is...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Four Corners Horticulture Conference to be held in June at Fort Lewis College

Durango Botanical Society and Colorado State University Extension Office will present the Four Corners Horticulture Conference, a two-day public conference, on June 9-10 at Fort Lewis College,...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Boy reunites Eagle woman with memories

GLENWOOD SPRINGS (AP) – Hailee Rustad knew not long after she came up for air on the Colorado River eight miles north of Dotsero three years ago that she had lost some of her most precious recent...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Pine River Garden Club to hold plant exchange

Pine River Garden Club will hold its annual plant exchange from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 20 at Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive. Participants are encouraged to bring a plant, take a...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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High flows scour Lower Dolores River channel

The earth drops away, and the twisting, turbulent Animas River suddenly comes into full view as LightHawk pilot Jim Grady guides his 1953 Cessna 180 into the faded blue sky near Durango. But this...

DATE: May 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life