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State and U.S. flags at public buildings

State and U.S. flags at public buildings throughout Colorado will remain lowered through sunset Tuesday to honor thevictims of a shooting last week at Fort Hood in Texas.Gov. Bill Ritter, following...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2009 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

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Durango's artisinal bakery, Bread, gained an influential fan in bicyclist Lance Armstrong, who won the Leadville Trail 100 mountain bike race last weekend.Armstrong wrote on his Twitter feed...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2009 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

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Serious Texas Bar-B-Q got some serious national TV exposure Friday.Dan Howell, a partner in the Durango restaurant, cooked up a signature pulled pork sandwich with cherry chipotle salsa and...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2009 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

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Durango soda maker Zuberfizz has won praise from a national magazine for its Creamy Root Beer.Bon Appétit, a Condé Nast publication, rated the locally made root beer sixth among its "top picks" for...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

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Serious Texas Bar-B-Q will share a recipe and demonstrate how to make its pulled-pork sandwich with cherry-chipotle salsa Friday morning on national television.Owner Dan Howell will appear on "Live...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2009 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

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The Women's Resource Center recently announced the hiring of two new officers, Liz Mora, executive director, and Deborah Uroda, fund development and marketing director.The center, founded in 1987,...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2009 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

Fourth of July Cessna 182

Attendees of Durango's Fourth of July parade must have noticed the single-engine Cessna 182 that buzzed the crowd to start the parade, but they might not have been aware they were witnessing a...

DATE: July 19, 2009 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

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Durango's famous steam train earned another laurel recently. The Society of American Travel Writers named the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad one of the "World's Top 10 Train Rides."The...

DATE: July 7, 2009 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

La Plata County Courthouse went solar

The La Plata County Courthouse went solar this week.The installation of solar panels on the building's roof is part of a three-phase process to improve the energy efficiency of county buildings.The...

DATE: July 3, 2009 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

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Durango was recently ranked 89th in the Top 200 Towns for Sportsmen list by Outdoor Life Magazine. So take that, Jamestown, N.D., (90th place) and Oswego, N.Y., (91st place).Lewiston, Idaho, took...

DATE: June 10, 2009 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

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Frank Sinatra could have added books and coffee to his list of inseparable pairings in "Love and Marriage," but the two shall remain sadly asunder at the Durango Public Library.Library Director...

DATE: June 9, 2009 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

Habitat Stamp helps fund rescue services

On May 28, the Herald featured a dramatic picture of Lt. Matt Sowash of Upper Pine River Fire Protection District rescuing an injured kayaker.I would like to add the rest of the story.Once the...

DATE: June 2, 2009 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

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