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Injured Australian bull rider showing some improvement

CASPER, Wyo. — An Australian bull rider who was severely injured after being stepped on by a bull during the College National Finals Rodeo in Wyoming has been showing signs of improvement. On...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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True West Rodeo to commemorate 9/11

In honor of the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, True West Rodeo is holding a memorial. “We need to keep it in mind and pay homage to those that sacrificed,” said Al Harper, who...

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

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Durango roper snags share of 6th at International Youth Finals Rodeo

Fifth place after all the dust had settled and points had been tabulated from the Colorado State High School Rodeo Association’s 2015-16 season might have been acceptable to most team ropers. But...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango roper snags share of 6th at International Youth Finals Rodeo

Fifth place after all the dust had settled and points had been tabulated from the Colorado State High School Rodeo Association’s 2015-16 season might have been acceptable to most team ropers. But...

DATE: July 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Hanging on with God’s help

GREELEY (AP) – The intention was for his sons, Toby and Shaun, to attend a bible camp in Texas. Kyle Vanlandingham didn’t know his life would be changing, as well. On Saturday, Vanlandingham, who...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Fiesta Days royalty crowned

The Fiesta Days royalty was honored Saturday for poise and skill. While the contestants sparkle, with their styled curls, they are also tough competitors. The junior princess this year, Natalie...

DATE: July 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Horses don’t eat pie

Galloping into full gear for its 80th birthday, Durango Fiesta Days has a lot of traditions. One highlight is always the Basin High School Rodeo Team’s barbecue, pie auction and street dance...

DATE: July 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango Fiesta Days turns a spry 80

A Durango tradition is in full swing, with three more days to go. Durango Fiesta Days is turning 80, with activities that have a long history – rodeos and the parade – and one that is new – a...

DATE: July 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Sadie Smith and her Bozo

DATE: July 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Racquetball, rodeo and wrestling – the new ‘3 Rs’ in Durango-area athletics

Racquetball, rodeo and kids’ wrestling don’t typically make for front-page stories in The Durango Herald sports section. But recently, a number of athletes in those “fall-between-the-cracks”...

DATE: June 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Sports

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Snow Top rodeo is Tuesday

A day of Western-themed events, with kids and people with special needs in mind, will be held Tuesday at the La Plata County Fairgrounds. The fifth annual free event is geared toward local youths,...

DATE: July 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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True to the West

Kole Yeomans shoved his black cowboy hat lower and tighter on his head, partially obscuring his eyes. He raised his right hand in the air, gripped hard with his left and gave a barely perceptible...

DATE: July 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News