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Influx of Durango cyclists helps Fort Lewis College

Close to the top step of the podium so many times in recent years, the Skyhawks will turn to elite Durango talent to try to build toward a 23rd national championship. The Fort Lewis College cycling...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Fort Lewis College names Barney Hinkle as new athletic director

Fort Lewis College hired one of its own as the new director of athletics. Former FLC men’s basketball standout Barney Hinkle will replace Gary Hunter as the leader of the Skyhawks athletics...

DATE: July 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Native American Center director leaves behind a legacy of inclusivity

When Yvonne Bilinski came to direct the Native American Center at Fort Lewis College 11 years ago, it lacked sufficient funding, staff, programs and broad appeal. “Everybody I heard called it the...

DATE: July 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Davis Phinney Foundation brings Victory Summit to Durango

People afflicted by Parkinson’s disease are invited to attend The Victory Summit symposium, a free educational event centered on living well with Parkinson’s presented by the Davis Phinney...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durangoan joins Fort Lewis College volleyball coaching staff

Sloan Lovett of Durango was hired by Fort Lewis College to join the volleyball coaching staff Wednesday. The college announced her hiring Friday. The 2012 Durango High School graduate served as a...

DATE: July 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Former Fort Lewis College star, pro basketball player Kirk Archibeque hosts camp

Fifteen years after he helped lead the Montezuma-Cortez High School basketball team to the Class 4A state championship, professional basketball star Kirk Archibeque is set to host a free basketball...

DATE: July 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Patriotism rings along Main Avenue during July 4 Parade

Main Avenue filled with color, patriotic song, cyclists, and a few miniature donkeys during the Fourth of July Parade Tuesday. The sidewalks were packed, even though the city of Durango canceled...

DATE: July 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Fort Lewis men’s basketball to open the season at New Mexico’s ‘The Pit’

The Fort Lewis College men will get to open its season in one of the best venues in college basketball. The University of New Mexico announced its opening weekend event that will feature five games...

DATE: June 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Fort Lewis College basketball adds DJ Miles from Northern Colorado

The final piece to one of the greatest recruiting classes in Fort Lewis College men’s basketball history was added Thursday. Derris “DJ” Miles, a Division I transfer from the University of Northern...

DATE: June 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Ed Rifilato resigns as head coach of Fort Lewis College football

Fort Lewis College announced the resignation of head football coach Ed Rifilato on Friday morning. Rifilato will remain on the staff as a linebackers coach, and defensive coordinator Joe Morris...

DATE: June 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Bramley tackles Mt. Evan’s Ascent in surprise fashion

Rebecca Bramley ran the race she was born to run on Sunday. The Fort Lewis College junior tackled the 14.5-mile Mt. Evan’s Ascent. The race starts at 10,600 feet on Echo Lake and finishes on the...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Red spiral marks day of solstice at Fort Lewis College

A red spiral of sunlight appeared Wednesday morning on a wall inside the Fort Lewis College Center of Southwest Studies. The spiral is the result of sunlight passing through a specially designed...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News