Community Calendar

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DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Unraveling the mystery of the Christmas cactus

It’s the holiday season and some of the most appreciated gifts are poinsettias or Christmas cactus. Yet one of the questions we hear most often at the garden center this time of year revolves...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Cooking, baking at high altitude are part science, part art

Holidays are fast approaching, and we tend to spend more time baking, entertaining and making special treats and candy for gatherings. I’m starting to get more questions about tough dinner rolls,...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Frequently asked questions and answers for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is all about tradition, so it’s only natural that we field a lot of the same questions each year. Consider this guide a resource for your most pressing queries. Above all, don’t...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Community Calendar

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DATE: Nov. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Annual ‘Great Decisions’ discussions start Jan. 30

Great Decisions, an international affairs discussion group, will present a series of talks beginning January 30 to celebrate its 16th year in Durango. Discussions will be open to the public, held...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Southwest Health supports CDC’s ‘Be Antibiotics Aware’ effort

Southwest Health System joins the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in encouraging patients, families and health care professionals to “Be Antibiotics Aware” by learning about antibiotic...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Community Calendar

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DATE: Nov. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Just in time for Thanksgiving dinner: traceable turkeys

WICHITA, Kan. Turkey farmer Darrell Glaser buys his Thanksgiving bird at the local grocery store, just like most folks. But this Thanksgiving season, the Texas producer will be able to find out...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

How to preserve herbs for use in the coming year

By Gail Vanik If you are like many of us, most of your garden has been harvested or has frozen over the past few weeks. However, I have a little patch of herbs on the south side of our house that...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Bug poses threat to N.M. pecans

CARLSBAD, N.M. – A tiny bug is posing a threat to one of New Mexico’s biggest cash crops. An investigation published by the Carlsbad Current-Argus and Roswell Daily Record newspapers found an...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Drug prices keep rising with no end in sight

Recently a tweet from Lauren Sausser, a fine health reporter I know in South Carolina, caught my eye. “Crazy drug prices became personal. My dad will start Keytruda regimen on Friday, $15,000 per...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living