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Durango’s big on charm

Being on top-10 lists is nothing new for Durango. Best true West town, best recreational town, best beer town, best mountain biking town – if there’s a category that applies to us, it’s likely we...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2016 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

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Durango a great college town

Durango has received yet another accolade. The 2015 Niche Rankings have named Durango No. 4 on the Best College Towns in America list. The title means the town needs to be home to a college whose...

DATE: June 20, 2015 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

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Longing for Snowdown?

It’s the official start of summer, and most Durangoans are thinking about golf, picnics and lazing in the hammock. But for the organizers of Snowdown, who start working on the next year shortly...

DATE: June 20, 2015 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

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Double dose of national exposure

One network wasn’t enough to contain the excitement of the Fort Lewis College homecoming football game. FLC played the No. 15 Colorado School of Mines Orediggers on Thursday in the first night game...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2014 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

Start stalking – $500 on the line

Bounty hunters, take note: There’s a $500 reward out there for the first one who spots a wanted Coloradan. A slight twist: This Coloradan is a tree – a Colorado blue spruce, the state tree. The...

DATE: April 8, 2014 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

Our connection with new HBO show

If “Silicon Valley” proves to be the next big HBO hit, you can take pride there’s a Durango link with only a slight degree of separation. Mike Judge’s spoof on the high-tech hijinks of engineers in...

DATE: April 4, 2014 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

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Star among us? Durangoan appears in video ad

Aspiring actors can’t wait to see their name up in lights and their picture on the big screen. For seventh-grade Mountain Middle School student Pearce Fazekas, also known by his stage name Pearce...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2013 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

Last chance to see DHS Marching Band

Friday is the last opportunity to see the state-qualifying Durango High School Red Pride Marching Band perform its 2013 show “Superheroes.” The band will do its routine during halftime of the...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2013 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

Durangoan’s dogs find fame in 2014 calendar

Imagine having a picture of your beloved dogs memorialized in a calendar for all the world to see. It may sound like a fantasy for some, but for Durangoan Linda Thompson, it has become a reality....

DATE: Oct. 18, 2013 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

Durango High School graduate on TV searching for moolah

A 2004 graduate of Durango High School and 2010 graduate of Fort Lewis College is scheduled to appear Friday on the TNT adventure show “72 Hours.” The program is scheduled to air at 8 p.m. (Check...

DATE: July 9, 2013 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

Kenyan Fort Lewis College grad to speak about African politics

If you graduated from Fort Lewis College in 2001, you likely remember a tall Kenyan in your class. Ledama Olekina, a Maasai who is running for governor in his native country, is back in...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2012 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

Talk About Town

Jaden Brown, the infant son of Christina and Roy Brown of Durango, has been chosen the Face of Hydrocephalus Awareness for 2012 by the national Pediatric Hydrocephalus Foundation.Hydrocephalus is...

DATE: April 8, 2012 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

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