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It was a full house in Silverton in February as town and San Juan County officials took comment before voting on seeking Superfund status.

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Wildfire in Alberta grows in size

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta – A massive wildfire raging in the Canadian province of Alberta grew to 210,035 acres, and officials said Thursday they would like to move south...

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Grizzly Peak wilderness preserved as research haven

The San Juan National Forest recently established the Grizzly Peak Research Natural Area to preserve its ecological diversity.

The remote 3,254-acre area northeast of...

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Gap years can help students thrive in college

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama’s daughter Malia is taking a year off after graduating from high school before attending Harvard University as part of an...

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