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Locals review airport expansion plans

Ignacio-area residents turned out on April 21 for an open house on plans for the Durango-La Plata County Airport expansion. About 20 people attended the meeting at Ignacio Town Hall, versus 17 at an open house the evening before in Durango.

Airport manager Kip Turner and representatives...



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With an explosion of powdered dye, Wednesday's 'Color My World with Love' run ended at Ignacio Middle School. The event was sponsored by the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, Ignacio School District and Town...


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