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    Snowmobile group to meet

    The San Juan Sledders snowmobile group will meet from 6 to 9 p.m., Thursday, in the Exhibit Hall in the Lightner Room at the La Plata County Fair Grounds, 2500 Main Ave. SJS will provide pizza, water, soft drinks and paper supplies. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. and new members are welcome.

    Some Nordic Center announces events

    The Nordic Center at Purgatory announces the following events:

    The annual Langlauf long-distance Nordic race will take place Saturday. There will be both a 30km and a 15km race for adults and shorter distances for juniors. Registration is at 9 a.m. at the...

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