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Durangoan’s story of forgiveness honored by magazine

A local man’s story about forgiving the man responsible for his wife’s death is in the running to be named the most inspiring story of 2011 by Guideposts magazine.Jason Hotchkiss of Durango wrote...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter storm shuts down northeastern New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE – A major winter storm wreaked havoc on pre-holiday travel across New Mexico Monday as rare blizzard conditions shut down virtually all major highways in the northeastern quarter of the...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Power plants adapt ahead of EPA rules

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Federal rules aimed at limiting mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants factored into a plan by Arizona’s largest utility to shut down three of five generating units at a...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Want eco-friendly tree? Pick real, group says

Many Coloradans are making the big holiday decision: whether to buy a real Christmas tree or the artificial kind, and it’s a choice with environmental and economic impacts. A report by The Nature...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vets see more dogs snarfing humans’ medical pot

Some veterinarians in Durango have seen a spike in the number of dogs poisoned by marijuana since the proliferation of medical marijuana dispensaries made the drug more accessible.“We used to see...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Here comes Santa Claus

DATE: Dec. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Into the real world

DATE: Dec. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘We need our culture’

Last winter, after several driving tickets forced her to drop out of college and do a stint in jail, Mary Silas doubted whether she would return to school. She had lost her financial aid and would...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

N.M. church to celebrate 400th birthday

ALBUQUERQUE – A New Mexico church visited by Spanish conquistador Juan de Onate celebrated, as a survivor of the 1680 Pueblo Revolt and one of the oldest churches in the United States, is gearing...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Boulder Islamic Center moves into new location

BOULDER (AP) – Inside the worship room, carpeting bought off Craigslist covers the floor. Near the front door, simple wire shelving holds dozens of pairs of shoes. Out on the street, dank pieces of...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Utahn spices up life with salsa

LOGAN, Utah (AP) – A large tin of Mission’s Best tomatoes, onions, cilantro, peppers, garlic and lemon pepper seasoning.Those are just some of the ingredients that Spencer Brown is using to make...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Students in Tombstone to help pronghorn herds

BISBEE, Ariz. (AP) – Thanks to the Arizona Community Foundation, Cochise Community Foundation and the Hereford Natural Resource Conservation District, Tombstone High School students who are in...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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