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Seed money
Seed money
USDA funds $585,000 to help grow local-food systems
By Missy Votel
10/19/2017
Safe and Sound
Safe and Sound
Locals preserve key part of mining history in the West
By Tracy Chamberlin
10/12/2017
Culture under siege – again
Culture under siege – again
Farmington BLM opens Chaco area to more oil and gas lease sales
By Missy Votel
10/12/2017
Remastered plan
Remastered plan
Purg holds open house for Gelande realignment
By Missy Votel
10/12/2017
River Trail gets $1.4m GOGO grant
River Trail gets $1.4m GOGO grant
Money will be used to fund northern extension to Oxbow
By Missy Votel
10/05/2017
A moveable feast
A moveable feast
Durango's dynamic restaurant scene expands
By Jen Reeder
10/05/2017
Purg reveals hottest new addition
Purg reveals hottest new addition
Inferno Mountain Coaster construction under way
09/30/2017
The right kind of care
The right kind of care
Workshop tackles low wages, shortages in child care
By Tracy Chamberlin
09/28/2017
The evolution of a headbanger
The evolution of a headbanger
Local artist releases ambient music compilation to benefit Doctors Without Borders
By Missy Votel
09/28/2017
How the garden grows
How the garden grows
Farm-to-School program looks back on a decade of innovation, hard work
By Tracy Chamberlin
09/21/2017
It takes an army
It takes an army
Behind the scenes with Trails 2000's trail fairies
By Joy Martin
09/16/2017
Free herb for the people
Free herb for the people
Herb Hut Clinic uses power of plants to heal area's underserved populations
By Joy Martin
09/21/2017
Superfund roadtrip
Superfund roadtrip
Local group leads citizens – and one intrepid reporter – on mine site tour
By Tracy Chamberlin
09/17/2017
Court denies McCombs – again
Court denies McCombs – again
Cites Forest Services' failure to comply with NEPA, Endangered Species Act and lynx protections
By Missy Votel
09/15/2017
LPEA talks nickels, dimes of local renewables
LPEA talks nickels, dimes of local renewables
Workshop on Sept. 19 to focus on economics and financial impacts of renewables
By Missy Votel and Allen Best
09/14/2017
The big picture
The big picture
City looks ahead to next 10 years as it updates Parks, Trails, Open Space & Rec plan
By Tracy Chamberlin
09/07/2017
S.J. Citizens Alliance announces 'Riverkeeper'
S.J. Citizens Alliance announces 'Riverkeeper'
• S.J. Citizens Alliance announces 'Riverkeeper' • LPEA talks nickels, dimes of local renewables
09/07/2017
Bearing down
Bearing down
Increased bear activity stirs action from City Council and community
By Tracy Chamberlin
08/31/2017
State admits to lapse in security of juror rolls
State admits to lapse in security of juror rolls
More than 620,000, including thousands in La Plata County, had birth dates, Social Security numbers accessible on site
By Missy Votel
08/28/2017
Ready or not, here it comes
Ready or not, here it comes
Purg announces opening day, new tree runs and Coleman Birthday Bash
08/25/2017