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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

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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

Big-game season under way

Big-game hunting season gets under way today in Colorado as sportsmen take rifle in hand and search for elk.It also means that if you’re a hiker or mountain biker, it might be time to put on the...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2011 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

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Trails 2000 is benefitting from some high-profile coverage on Lance Armstrong's Twitter ac­count. The trail group's website, 'trackURL("/clickThroughs/"+this.href.replace(///g,"|")+"/A03/5");...

DATE: July 13, 2010 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

2010 U.S. National SWAT Championships

The La Plata County Sheriff's Office took first place among 18 "On-Call" teams last week at the 2010 U.S. National SWATChampionships in Tulsa, Okla. An On-Call team is made up of officers with...

DATE: June 29, 2010 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

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If you have a legal question about divorce, drunken driving, inheritance law or any other issues, you can receive freelegal advice Thursday night.A team of Durango lawyers will be available to...

DATE: May 12, 2010 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

Denver television stations to Southwest Colorado

The effort to bring Denver television stations to Southwest Colorado is a cause local leaders have been supportingsince at least 1987.That is when former Rep. Jim Dyer introduced a resolution...

DATE: April 27, 2010 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

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National talk show host Rachel Maddow mentioned The Durango Herald on her interview with U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet thataired Tuesday on MSNBC.Bennet, D-Colo., was telling Maddow about his support of...

DATE: March 5, 2010 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

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CNN bumped La Plata County Commissioner Joelle Riddle from appearing on a news show Friday night, opting instead tocover the fallout from this week's national health-care summit.Riddle planned to...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2010 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

Mercy Regional Medical Center was recognized

Mercy Regional Medical Center was recognized in the latest issue of Consumer Reports as one of the cleanest hospitalsin the state in terms of patient infection rates.Mercy and two other Colorado...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2010 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

Weathermen

Most television weathermen do all their work in front of computers and blue screens. But Mark Ronchetti, chiefmeteorologist for Albuquerque CBS affiliate KRQE-TV (Channel 13), actually did his...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2010 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

Newspaper Survivor

Mark Esper, editor of the Silverton Standard & the Miner, spent Monday competing in what he dubbed "newspaper'Survivor.'"The online face-off was The Washington Post "America's Next Pundit," in...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2009 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

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