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Local Briefs

County Republicans to meet ThursdayLa Plata County Republicans will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the meeting room at the La Plata County Courthouse, 1060 East Second Ave.All Republicans are...

DATE: June 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Religion Briefs

Baptist church to hold outdoor serviceThe public is invited to join First Baptist Church beginning at 9 a.m. Sunday at the Durango Community Recreation Center Amphitheater for a breakfast brunch...

DATE: June 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Trying to meet customers' needs pays off

Today's column is about recent consumer experiences. See if there are lessons that can help your business.I traveled east on vacation to visit family and friends in Pennsylvania and continue my...

DATE: June 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Columnists

Keen on quinoa: Kid cooks try modern twist on an ancient grain

Like so many others these days, I am trying to reduce our wheat consumption. It is just an experiment, but so far, so good. It is forcing me to expand my repertoire and that of my kids, too. So ...

DATE: June 23, 2010 | COLUMN: Mouths to Feed

Tour offers look at Seattle's not-so-distant present

SEATTLE - We're not living in the past or the present, is one of the first seemingly irrational statements out ofDietrich Sachs' mouth. It's your first clue that a weird, sometimes-metaphysical...

DATE: June 21, 2010 | COLUMN: John Peel

Abdominal pain and fatigue signs of celiac disease

During World War II, a Dutch pediatrician named Willem Dicke noticed improvement in gastrointestinal symptoms among some of his patients when food shortages resulted in a deficiency of bread...

DATE: June 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Columnists

Taking care of business

DATE: June 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Finding their own way

DATE: June 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ridin' the river

DATE: June 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bite mark identification questioned

I don't think Detective Mark Furman planted O.J. Simpson's glove at Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson's murder scene.On the other hand, I'm not naïve enough to think no forensics expert would...

DATE: June 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Columnists

Heads are spinning over bicyclists on Florida Road

Why are bicycles still allowed on Florida Road? Are they crazy? There's nary a shoulder to ride on, and with barriers on the left, there's just barely enough room for a car. Can you find out why...

DATE: June 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Columnists

Avoiding being a statistic on West Coast Trail

WEST COAST TRAIL, British Columbia - With each step I plunged farther - knee deep, thigh deep, waist deep, rib deep. One of my scrounged flip-flops slid off, the other bent back awkwardly. The...

DATE: June 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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