Old Fort Lewis campus

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Controversial elk research operation coming to an end

With a new managerial arrangement expected to be finalized in June, it appears that at least one of six leases at the Old Fort campus in Hesperus won’t be renewed. Pending approval of a beneficiary...

DATE: May 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Old Fort campus may soon be under FLC control

Pending an agreement with the Colorado State Land Board, Fort Lewis College stands to gain 6,300 acres of possibility at the Old Fort at Hesperus starting July 1. In June, the school’s Board of...

DATE: May 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Fort Lewis College to control Hesperus campus

After more than 100 years, Fort Lewis College will finally assume full oversight over its Old Hesperus campus, a move that will increase educational opportunities for students and financial income...

DATE: March 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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La Plata County historic driving tour focuses on Old Fort Lewis campus, Aspaas homestead, Breen building

Three sites along Colorado Highway 140, including the Old Fort Lewis campus, will be the target of the La Plata County Historic Preservation Review Commission’s third annual historic driving tour...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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La Plata County historic driving tour focuses on Old Fort Lewis campus, Aspaas homestead, Breen building

Three sites along Colorado Highway 140, including the Old Fort Lewis campus, will be the target of the La Plata County Historic Preservation Review Commission’s third annual historic driving tour...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Old Fort Lewis College campus focus of tour

The La Plata County Historic Preservation Review Commission is preparing for its third annual historic driving tour in May, which will focus on the significance of the old Fort Lewis College campus...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Local icon Fred Kroeger dies at 97

Whether you call him the epitome of the Greatest Generation or the man who would not give up, former Durango Mayor Frederick V. Kroeger, who died Saturday at 97, left a legacy for generations of...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Class offered for farmers in training

An entry-level program at the old Fort Lewis College campus in Hesperus for aspiring farmers is taking applications for the 2015 growing season. It’s the Old Fort Market Garden Incubator Program...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Get a taste of local hop research

More than 50 pounds of hops was recently harvested from the grounds at Old Fort Lewis near Hesperus. A portion of those fragrant cones will soon be poured at Carver Brewing Co. Carver’s head brewer...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

Open house for those interested in growing, marketing crops

Participants in the Market Garden Incubator program at the Old Fort at Hesperus will be available from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday to chat with the public and potential farmers. The program directed by...

DATE: July 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farm incubator open house set for this month

The Old Fort at Hesperus has scheduled an open house July 31 to introduce the public and potential growers to the Market Garden Incubator project, which starts again in the fall. The incubator...

DATE: July 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

State land board to meet in Durango

The Colorado State Board of Land Commissioners will meet in Durango and visit surrounding areas next week as they discuss statewide issues and hold workshops with local officials. The first...

DATE: May 30, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News