Local and Regional News


The U.S. Fish and Wildlife will decide in November if the Gunnison sage grouse should be protected under the Endangered Species Act.

Sage grouse may get protection but not as endangered species

The Bureau of Land Management Tres Rios office is drafting amendments to its management plan to improve protection of the Gunnison sage grouse...

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National & World

‘Prolonged’ Gaza war in the works

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Signaling an escalation of Israel’s Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis Monday to be ready for a...

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The art of landscaping

Many La Plata County residents don’t even have to step off their property to enjoy the outdoors – they can do it from the comfort of their own backyards.

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Good Earth

High season for wildflowers

Botany, the study of plant species, and biology preoccupied humans for millennia. Since before Plato, rugged people rummaged the Earth, bent on discovering, collecting and...

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Education Briefs

Local students initiated to honor society

These local residents were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi:

Thomas Poole of Durango initiated at Fort...

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Rex H. Howard, Sr.

Durango resident Rex H. Howard Sr., died Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Durango. He was 90.

Mr. Howard was born to Jesse and Bertha Howard on April 10, 1924, in Gravette,...

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