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Why should all the veterans activities take place on Veterans Day? As far as Southwest Republican Women is concerned, they shouldn’t. At the organization’s luncheon Nov. 19, the theme was a...
DATE: Nov. 26, 2013 |
When Hope Hamilton made a commitment to taking seven of her eight grandchildren on a “trip of a lifetime” after they graduated from high school, she didn’t exactly do the math. (Her only grandson,...
DATE: Nov. 19, 2013 |
Durango is home to an amazingly talented group of chefs and restaurateurs. One night of the year, they all come together to support an important community cause. The Sexual Assault Services...
DATE: Nov. 15, 2013 |
Believe it or not, some people are not devoted readers of Neighbors. The column is always a gripping read, of course, but it’s a lot of words for someone dealing with dyslexia. Over the past few...
DATE: Nov. 12, 2013 |
It’s the kind of story you see on ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” only this time it’s happening here, and the recipient of the home is someone who’s putting in both sweat equity and a down...
DATE: Nov. 8, 2013 |
I guess you could call it taking volunteering to a high level, make that a very high level. Not only in commitment, but literally, too, in altitude. One of the great ideas in travel in recent years...
DATE: Nov. 5, 2013 |
There are parties, fêtes and celebrations, and then there are galas. The parents at St. Columba School are masters of the gala. On Saturday, they went all-out for Moonrise over Hong Kong. As I...
DATE: Oct. 29, 2013 |
If there’s any career that’s got legs in this fast-changing world, it’s feeding people. Everyone’s got to eat, after all. So the ProStart Program at Durango High School is a particular favorite of...
DATE: Oct. 25, 2013 |
There is no question women today have it pretty easy in the fashion department – except for the pantyhose, Spanx and high heels, of course – after seeing what our Victorian foremothers had to deal...
DATE: Oct. 21, 2013 |
The rule of thumb for birthday celebrations when it comes to children, I’ve heard, is to invite as many guests as the age of the child. But Darla Cliff threw that rule out the window when her house...
DATE: Oct. 11, 2013 |
While the health care debate rages on and on and on, a group of concerned residents saw a health-care hole in La Plata County and found a way to fill it. Supporters of the La Plata Community Clinic...
DATE: Oct. 8, 2013 |
What do Durango, New York City and Croatia have in common? If you answered Linda Mack Berven, music director of the Durango Choral Society, you win the (Big) Apple. Mack Berven, professor emerita...
DATE: Oct. 4, 2013 |
The inmate population at the La Plata County Jail has grown in recent years.
Switchback a new street taco restaurant has opened at 741 Main Avenue in downtown Durango.
Rabbits, chickens and cattle were among the categories judged.
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