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The holidays reach a climax today as many La Plata County residents gather with family and friends to enjoy Christmas Eve and Christmas Day festivities. Four weeks of anticipation have led to this...
DATE: Dec. 24, 2014 |
Years ago, a group of people wanted a bigger solution at Manna Soup Kitchen. Rather than continuing to feed more and more people every year, in a Solomonic action harkening back to the story of the...
La Plata County residents reach out to others, both locally and around the world, in many ways. But I have a particular soft spot – which you’ll soon see is a groan-worthy pun – for Project Linus....
DATE: Dec. 19, 2014 |
As you read this, Christmas is a mere 11 days away. It’s been so warm and dry, it’s difficult to believe it’s true, but the festive parties that have begun are beginning to make me sing (under my...
DATE: Dec. 12, 2014 |
Durango resident Barbara Morgan is going to have her fingers crossed in January when her quilt is a semifinalist for a major award in a competition at a show organized by the American Quilt...
DATE: Dec. 5, 2014 |
Color me mortified with egg on my face. First, I was under the impression the Florida Aspen Club had ceased functioning, when, in fact, it’s going strong. That’s a big goof for the person on the...
DATE: Dec. 2, 2014 |
They may not keep track, but as a frequent nonprofit fundraiser attendee myself, I can hazard an estimate of 80 to 100 times a year that Calvin and Pat Story show up to employ their auctioneering...
DATE: Nov. 28, 2014 |
Tragedy may have been the impetus for the founding of the 100 Club, but it has gone on to help provide bright futures. Founded in 1974 after a fire that took out six historic buildings in the 800...
DATE: Nov. 25, 2014 |
College is a time to try new things, expand your horizons, learn more about the world around you and your place in it. At Fort Lewis College, where a large part of the diversity students are...
DATE: Nov. 21, 2014 |
Nobody was more excited to see the snowfall from this weekend’s storm than the attendees at the Winter Sports Foundation’s Alpenglow and Hall of Fame inductions. It was a gathering of Purgatory...
DATE: Nov. 18, 2014 |
With a Kaboom! a POW! and a Kazam!, Liberty School inducted its own superhero founder Joyce Bilgrave into the Dyslexia Hall of Fame on Nov. 8. Bilgrave is a serial founder – way better than a...
DATE: Nov. 14, 2014 |
For one night of the year, Durango’s talented chefs come together to prepare a once-in-a-lifetime kind of meal. Or it would be, if it weren’t once in a year here. I have gone to almost all of the...
DATE: Nov. 11, 2014 |
Archers compete in the gruling Mountain Archery Festival on Saturday at Purgatory Resort.
Photos of the 2005 Fort Lewis College men's Division II National Championship team
Durango celebrates the Fourth of July with a parade on Main Avenue.
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