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A set-it-and-forget-it weeknight pasta dish
 

A set-it-and-forget-it weeknight pasta dish

Enlargephoto Matthew Mead/Associated Press The carmelized onions in this creamy pasta recipe can be left to cook all day in a slow cooker. When it comes to weeknight dinners, sometimes the shortest route is the long way around. Creamy Caramelized Onion Pasta Start to finish: 6 to 8 hours Servings:... 
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Posted on: March 2, 2012, By: Dana Lashbrooke

 
Art classes are in
 

Art classes are in

Durango is an artistic community bursting at the seams with talented artists, but there’s always room for more. Enlargephoto STEVE LEWIS/Durango Herald Diane Wildfang looks over her work during a monoprinting-on-cloth class taught by Ilze Aviks on Saturday afternoon at the Durango Arts Center. More... 
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Durango film festival keeps rolling
 

Durango film festival keeps rolling

The Durango Independent Film Festival is about halfway over, but some of the 2012 highlights are yet to come – and they’re not on the silver screen. Enlargephoto Courtesy of Scott Petersen Artist Nicolas Quezada paints a large pot in a scene from Scott Petersen’s entry in the Durango Independent... 
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Take a hike, groundhog
 

Take a hike, groundhog

Thursday afternoon’s snow flurries and chilly winds would seem to augur well for winter in the Tug of Weather, Durango’s version of Groundhog Day. Enlargephoto SHAUN STANLEY/Durango Herald Tyler Silvernail enjoys the snow flurries and shows his preference for winter before the start of the Tug... 
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Sports Authority And TJ MAX are on their way!!!
 

Sports Authority And TJ MAX are on their way!!!

Get ready to get geared up for all the fun outdoors activities coming up this spring because the Durango Mall is going through an all new face lift! Bealls is leaving and Sports Authority is coming in it’s place! “The mall is excited that Sports Authority will be opening in Durango and has chosen... 
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Snow ‘deep and fresh’ at Purg after storm dumps 28 inches
 

Snow ‘deep and fresh’ at Purg after storm dumps 28 inches

The snow gods blessed Durango Mountain Resort with 28 inches of new snow in 24 hours this week. The bountiful gift, which fell in 24 hours starting around 5 p.m. Monday, left the resort with 81 inches of snow in February. “I have skied Purgatory for 20 years, getting in more than 1,000 days,” said... 
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Is it Spring Yet?
 

Is it Spring Yet?

Well, today i’m feeling pretty home sick. It’s 75 and Sunny today in Atlanta where i’m from… Meanwhile a mere 33 and Snowy here in Durango. In the middle of my Mid-Winter gloom the boss man here at Animas Automotive reminded me that this snow is what makes Durango so beautiful... 
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Posted on: March 1, 2012, By: Dana Lashbrooke

 
MMmmMM… Betty Crocker
 

MMmmMM… Betty Crocker

So lunch today was a success, i never had the green chili by itself but i did venture to try it on top of my stew… and wow… Bob really knows how to raise his cows for a mean stew! Everyone loved it! After that i felt inspired to look up other great stew/ slow cookers. In my search i came... 
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Where are you eating for lunch in Durango, Co?
 

Where are you eating for lunch in Durango, Co?

Are you getting bored of the same old options for lunch around town here in Durango, Colorado? Well i have news! Have you tried the new sandwich place called Hot Tomatoes Cafe’ and Catering? I went just the other day and was more than impressed! In fact, i was so impressed that i decided to write... 
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Bob’s Stew and Green Chili
 

Bob’s Stew and Green Chili

Well after all of us were up to our ears in red hot flames from Bob’s scorchin’ green chili a few weeks back, Bob decided to go easier on us this time! Lunch is on Bob today and man does it ever smell delicious! He made a big stew for everyone to be able to enjoy, and he also made a smaller... 
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