Robert Evers inspects documents and old newspapers recovered from a house along Wildcat Canyon Road that is being demolished. Old Army draft papers, copies of The Denver Post and The Durango Herald, letters and magazines were among the items recovered.
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Robert Evers inspects documents and old newspapers recovered from a house along Wildcat Canyon Road ...

Treasure trove revealed, to be sold

A veteran Oklahoma oil field worker has struck a rich reserve in a house he is demolishing along Wildcat Canyon Road.

The house and an...

The Blotter

Most items in this column are taken from logs of calls made to authorities. Their accuracy may not have been verified by an official investigation.

Durango Police

Friday

2:29 p.m.
A woman was arrested for shoplifting at Walmart, 1155 South Camino del Rio.

3:45 p.m.
A homeless man was reportedly harassing passers-by near Jean-Pierre Bakery & Wine Bar, 601 Main Ave.
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Local Briefs

Coal mine focus of Hesperus meeting

An informative meeting about the adverse impacts the King II coal mine in Hesperus will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School, 11274 Colorado Highway 140, Hesperus.

GCC Energy will make a...


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Colorado Briefs

USGS mistakenly reports earthquake

DENVER – The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 3.0 earthquake reported in southern Colorado didn’t actually happen.

USGS geophysicist Don Blakeman told The Denver Post a faulty...


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And the West is History

100 years ago: “The city schools are in some grades badly overcrowded as the result of an unusual increase in attendance. Twenty-five new pupils are reported since the first of January which...


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