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Italy’s Emma Morano, the world’s oldest person, dies at 117

ROME – Emma Morano, at 117 the world’s oldest person who is also believed to have been the last surviving person born in the 1800s, died Saturday at her home in northern Italy, her physician said....

DATE: April 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

What Margaret Atwood thinks of Hulu adaptation of ‘Handmaid’

When Canadian author Margaret Atwood stepped onto the set of the Hulu adaptation of her dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale, she was given a strange task: to hit lead actress Elisabeth Moss from...

DATE: April 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

On Asia trip, Pence may fill details on North Korea policy

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has called North Korea a “problem” country and said it will be dealt with through a broad set of options, though they’re vague for now. It may be up to his vice...

DATE: April 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Judge halts Arkansas plan to execute 8 inmates in 11 days

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A federal judge dealt another blow Saturday to Arkansas’ unprecedented plan to execute eight inmates in an 11-day period, saying the men have the right to challenge a drug...

DATE: April 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Energy sources, costs at issue in LPEA board election

Six candidates are vying for three seats in this year’s election to the board of directors for La Plata Electric Association, which provides electricity to residents and businesses in Archuleta and...

DATE: April 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hozhoni Days Powwow lights up Fort Lewis College

The culmination of a month of activities focused on Native American education occurs at the 53rd annual Hozhoni Days Powwow at Fort Lewis College. The two-day event concludes Saturday in Whalen...

DATE: April 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango High School’s new track set for debut

The majority of participants on this year’s Durango High School track and field team have never had a legitimate home meet. Finally, after nearly three years of construction and upgrades, Tuesday’s...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

FRIES: Newly adopted pitch limits are questionable

The National Federation of State High School Associations changed high school baseball this season after issuing a mandatory pitch-count policy effective nationwide. Though the need to adopt limits...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Man gets 17 years for home-invasion in Durango

The first of four men arrested in a home-invasion style robbery that resulted in the shooting death of a Fort Lewis College student was sentenced Friday to 17 years in prison. Daniel Nelson Wright,...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado wildfire season outlook average to below average

DENVER – Colorado can expect an average to slightly below-average wildfire season this year, despite dry conditions and early outbreaks on the eastern plains, officials said Friday. “But the fires...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Widow files lawsuit after crash of World War II plane

A lawsuit was filed this week against the estate of a pilot who had high levels of THC from marijuana in his system when he crashed a World War II plane in 2014, court documents say. Mona Schlarb,...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jake Tapper achieves a childhood dream by drawing for the new book MAD About Trump

Jake Tapper remembers it well, the way certain childhood memories remain as indelible as the deepest India ink. It was the bicentennial year, when he was an impressionable 7-year-old, and staring...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

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