Community Calendar

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DATE: Dec. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

El Chapo trial becomes New York’s latest tourist attraction

NEW YORK – There was a time, after a spectacular prison escape, when Joaquin Guzman was the most wanted man in the world. The thrill of being able to see the man known as El Chapo up close – and...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Despite paralysis and heartbreak, Durangoan finds joy

Life hasn’t been easy for Durangoan Jessica Vought: She lost the use of her legs in a car crash and parted ways with two husbands. But life’s punches have not stolen her joy. “This girl has never...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

It’s getting harder to be a single mother in Colorado

Kayla Frawley said she felt “lucky” when she was hit by a car and broke her leg. When you’re a single mother, the 31-year-old Frawley said, the task of keeping your household afloat without...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Stillwater Music students to show off skills at ‘Winter Wonder Bands’ gala

On Sunday, about 80 young musicians will show off their skills at the Henry Strater Theatre for the annual Stillwater Music’s “Winter Wonder Bands” gala performance. The gala will cover a variety...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Millennials bring new takes on holiday meals

A few years ago, I gave both my millennial daughters cookbook albums with family recipes – most handwritten on recipe or note cards, including a few in the hand of their grandmother or...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Can scientists build a blueprint for bluefin tuna?

For several years, biotech companies have been promising “clean” meat, “cell-based” meat, “cultured” meat – whatever you want to call it – as a way to enjoy the taste of chicken, pork and beef...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Government tries again to regulate tobacco products

The Food and Drug Administration just announced it would once again try to regulate tobacco products. This time the target of the agency’s regulatory hand is what it believes is the growing menace...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

The green of Christmas past and present

It’s hard to think of the holidays without having the colors of green, red and white immediately come to mind. These seasonal favorites are all colors that originated in nature and have come to be...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

The latke: A bite of a delicious and debated Hanukkah tradition

The traditional main course of Hanukkah, the latke – made with potato, a binding agent, egg and salt fried in oil – isn’t as simple as what’s on its crunchy, golden surface. There is as much...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Community Calendar

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DATE: Nov. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Tips for an easy appetizing Thanksgiving feast

Thanksgiving can be overwhelming for hosts, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Durango’s seasoned hostesses, expert chefs and culinary teachers all have insight on how to surprise guests in new...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

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