“I can’t wait to just fly around,” said Ryder Okumura of Durango as he practices ground work with his new paraglider Monday at Fort Lewis College. Okumura is an experienced sky diver, but he is looking forward to a week of “kite” lessons in Grand Junction and getting his license to fly the contraption.
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“I can’t wait to just fly around,” said Ryder Okumura of Durango as he practice...

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Republican Women hear from economist

Southwest Republican Women will host Mark Aspiri, international economist and businessman at a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 15 at the DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Camino del Rio.

Lunch is $16 for members and $20 for...


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And the West is History

100 years ago: “J.C. Arthur killed a big brown bear in Ignacio Canyon after it had been caught in his trap, and several of his friends here dined on bear steak. The bear had been fattened on...


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