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About: Forrest Stone is editorial assistant and community editor.

And the West is History

100 years ago: Mrs. J.A. Coppinger and her daughter, Gladys, who lived north of Durango, visited a summer camp at Pine Ridge, where Mr. Coppinger’s summer headquarters for his “large sheep...

DATE: July 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: And the West is History

19th annual Joel Zucker Memorial scholarships supply $29,000

The 19th annual Joel Zucker Memorial Scholarship Fund, which honors a Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run participant remembered by the Silverton community, awarded $29,000 in scholarship funds...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: UNKNOWN

Bee Heroic to offer geoengineering education on Sunday

Bee Heroic, a pollinator and climate project, began its Pollen Nation Tour this year to educate people around the country about climate engineering – known as geoengineering or global climate...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

LPEA announces renewable energy grant program

La Plata Electric Association recently announced the creation of a renewable-generation grants program to support area nonprofits and encourage new renewable-electricity generation projects. To...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 17 hours 2 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

And the West is History

100 years ago: A classified advertisement from L.R. Cox of Mancos sought “a jockey rider at once.” 75 years ago: The National Labor Relations Board formally filed a complaint about the Sunnyside...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: And the West is History

And the West is History

100 years ago: An advertisement in Classifieds read: “Wanted – Cook, male, 15 to 25 men – Must be good on meats and baking – a cook, not a barnstormer.” 75 years ago: An advertisement for La...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: And the West is History

And the West is History

100 years ago: An advertisement read: “Before you buy a motorcycle, see the displays at Durango Motor Car Co.’s garage. Prices – Twin, $250; Single $200. 922 Second Ave. A demonstration costs...

DATE: July 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: And the West is History

And the West is History

100 years ago: Examinations to qualify teachers for the approaching school year were being held in Durango. 75 years ago: A motorboat caught fire and sank at Electra Lake. Fortunately, all the...

DATE: July 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: And the West is History

And the West is History

100 years ago: H.S. Harden from the International Silverware Co. was in Durango to promote his trade. 75 years ago: The Ignacio Chieftain reported that the annual Ignacio Fiesta celebration...

DATE: July 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: And the West is History

And the West is History

100 years ago: Mrs. Newt Barton and “Miss” Pearl Roberts left Durango and walked all the way to Mancos. They arrived at their destination during the afternoon the next day, after staying overnight...

DATE: July 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: And the West is History

And the West is History

100 years ago: Area residents made due with the onset of seasonal rains, including “several mamas and babes” who were caught out in storms but found “an abundance of shelter” and people who lived...

DATE: July 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: And the West is History

La Plata Electric Association names 2018 scholarship students

La Plata Electric Association recently announced that it, with contributions from Basin Electric Power Cooperative and Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, awarded college...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News