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Durango does Tokyo
07/29/2021
Durango does Tokyo
By John LIvingston

Two local athletes talk about what it was like to compete in the Summer Games

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Getting freako at Tico
07/29/2021
Getting freako at Tico
By Jonathan Romeo

One man’s dream for an (almost) anything goes river resort

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Upstream battle
07/29/2021
Upstream battle
By Jonathan Thompson / Land Desk

How the use-it-or-lose-it mentality leads to water inequality in the West

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Stuck in the middle
07/22/2021
Stuck in the middle
By Jonathan Romeo

Residents object as 9-R considers Riverview for new Miller Middle School site

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Greener pastures
07/29/2021

The year was 2004. George W. was president, Janet Jackson malfunctioned on TV, Lance Armstrong won his sixth Tour, Thomas the Tank rolled onto American screens and “Friends” called it a night. And FLC grad Lainie Maxson bravely stepped up to sell ads at a fledgling alt weekly, The Durango Telegraph.

In a mountain park far, far away...
07/22/2021

Lovers of Star Wars – the trail, not the movie – listen up. The city of Durango is planning on doing some work on the popular mountain bike trail in Overend Mountain Park, and the time to weigh in is at a public comment hearing next Mon., July 26.

Look away
07/22/2021
Any starry-eyed hopeful homebuyers may want to stop reading now and flip the page. According to a new report from the Durango Area Association of Realtors, La Plata County median home prices jumped from $422,500 in 2020 to $527,100 in the 2021, a nearly 25% increase. The numbers reflect second quarter, year-to-date.
In the dog house
07/15/2021

As an aside to this week’s feature story about search and rescue, we asked the old timers: What’s the strangest mission in La Plata County Search & Rescue history? Here’s the unanimous answer.

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