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JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald This 2012 file photo shows how ponderosa forests in the area are in need of thinning. The biochar market for the tree is...

Biochar seen as potential market for forest

A type of biomass may be an untapped market for the vast stands of ponderosa pine in the San Juan National Forests that are in dire need of...

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Fort Lewis College admits historic high-achieving Class of 2020

As Fort Lewis College gradually merges into its higher admission standards, due to take...

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Entrepreneur develops cattle health-tracking system

An Australian entrepreneur, now based in Durango, wants to change the way cattle herds...

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Coal, oil workers being retrained in solar power

DENVER – A program is underway in Colorado to retrain people who lost their jobs...

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