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Wind and solar keep getting cheaper and cheaper

A new analysis suggests that we continue to move into a world in which it makes more economic sense to draw electricity from the sun or the winds, rather than from fossil fuels. T...

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Experience nature in silence at workshop Durango Nature Studies will offer a “Silent Nature” workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Durango Nature Center. ...

150 elk roam the wilds of Mesa Verde

It seems unlikely, but a healthy elk population lives in the parched canyons and bluffs of Mesa Verde National Park. About 150 elk make the park home, and they are mostly non-migr...

EPA tightens rules for oil refineries

Agency says new emissions limits will help 6 million

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Apple Days Festival is set for Oct. 4 The 2015 Apple Days Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 4 at Buckley Park, on Main Avenue between 12th and 13th streets. ...

‘Doomsday’ seed vault preserves food of the past – and ensures its future

Tucked in a mountain on a remote Arctic island, beneath several hundred feet of rock and a near-constant blanket of snow, two imposing steel doors lock out the wind and bitter cold. Behind t...

EPA says VW intentionally violates clean air standards

WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency said Friday that Volkswagen intentionally skirted clean air laws by using a piece of software that enabled about 500,000 of its diesel cars t...

Quest for bear photographs closes canyon

Selfie-seekers court danger in Denver

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Every Kid in a Park targets fourth-graders Chaco Culture National Historical Park and Aztec Ruins National Monument invite all fourth-grade students to visit the parks for free as...

Decision soon on listing eels under Endangered Species Act

PORTLAND, Maine – Fishermen benefiting from booming prices for American eels are squirming about a decision expected this month on whether to list the fish under the Endangered Species Act. ...

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Open house offers info on greenhouses The “High Tunnel Open House” will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Sept. 13 at Rohwer Farms, 10591 Road BB in Cortez. Hosts Heidi and Judy...

Farm, restaurant relationship exemplifies benefits of local food

Twin Buttes, Carver’s relationship exemplifies benefits of local food