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Pedestrian’s family pays tribute

Allen Duke was probably listening to music through headphones while walking Saturday to the Adobe Inn, where he worked on north Main Avenue in Durango. He probably stopped to chat with Marco...

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Purgatory employee and longtime skier shares good vibes

Greg Ralph would have become a surfer had surfers been a little nicer. “Surfers aren’t the friendliest, most encouraging people toward beginners,” said Ralph, who grew up in Southern California....

DATE: Feb. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Cliff Spencer went from intern to superintendent in Park Service

MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK – In 1984, Cliff Spencer was interviewing with Chief Ranger Rick Gale at Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area, near Los Angeles.Spencer was there at the request of a...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Deaf student teaching lessons on accessibility

Going back to school as a single parent with two kids is challenging for many. For Amanda Schuster getting certified as a cosmetologist has had an additional layer of complexity because she is...

DATE: March 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mancos artists open studio doors

Internationally acclaimed sculptor Veryl Goodnight will open her Mancos studio doors on Saturday. Visitors can get a sneak peak of her latest project, “The Bachelor Band.” A statute of three horses...

DATE: June 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

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Mancos artists set to open studio doors

Internationally acclaimed sculptor Veryl Goodnight will open her Mancos studio doors on Saturday. Visitors can get a sneak peak of her latest project, "The Bachelor Band." A statute of three horses...

DATE: June 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Mt - news

Bones, skulls discovered in home garage in Cortez

A man charged with cleaning a house for a mortgage company found more than just dirt and grime. He also found human remains. Montezuma County Sheriff’s deputy Ryan Hancock was dispatched to a home...

DATE: June 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Native Adrianne Chalepah to perform comedy in Cortez

Prepare yourself for a night of side-splitting fun as the Sunflower Theatre in downtown Cortez hosts it first comedy act.Local performer Adrianne Chalepah will headline Saturday as a fundraiser for...

DATE: April 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

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A job well done

Hope's Soup Kitchen in Cortez is taking their commitment to helping others one step further. Following up on a friend's suggestion, kitchen manager Larry Gessner partnered with Community...

DATE: April 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Ds - news

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A job well done

Hope’s Soup Kitchen in Cortez is taking their commitment to helping others one step further. Following up on a friend’s suggestion, kitchen manager Larry Gessner partnered with Community...

DATE: April 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Top News Stories of 2014

Rob Yates dies in snowmobiling accident On March 5, five local snowmobilers, including Rob Yates, were caught in an avalanche while snowmobiling near Sharkstooth Peak. Four of the snowmobilers...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local news

Missing hikers rescued near Rico

A group of alert archery hunters and satellite communications on Wednesday led to the rescue of two missing Oklahoma hikers near Bear Creek Trail. Montezuma County Sheriff Dennis Spruell reported...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local news