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A Q&A With the Hozhoni Ambassador and 1st Attendant

By: Taylor Hutchison

The Independent sat down with Hozhoni Ambassador Candidates after the 2019 Hozhoni Days Pageant to learn more about their experiences as candidates. The Hozhoni Ambassador, Ally Gee, and Hozhoni Ambassador 1st Attendant, Tiarney Andreas, were later crowned at the Hozhoni Days Powwow on April 12 and 13 in the Whalen Gymnasium at Fort Lewis College.

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Have a Library Fine? Bring a Can of Food to Grub Hub

By: Mandy Lorenson

The Food for Fines Program is a partnership the Grub Hub and Reed Library have created in order to provide another outlet for those who cannot pay their fines for their overdue books in cash.


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What the citizens of Durango can expect from this year’s fire season

By; Nate DeCreamer

With the fire season approaching, citizens of Durango can expect a much less impactful fire season compared to last year.


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Fort Lewis College Campus Blotter

By: Benjamin Mandile

The Fort Lewis College Campus Police released a crime log detailing incidents occurring from March 1 to April 9.

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Winter Leftovers: How Trash, Sand and Debris left from winter snow gets cleaned up around Durango

By: Nate DeCremer

With the winter coming to an end and the temperatures warming up, there is a large quantity of sand, gravel, trash and other debris that litters the roads and highways in and around Durango.


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