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Is the Navy finally taking UFO reports seriously?

History is chock full of stories about flying saucers spotted by characters deemed too “crazy” to be believable when they reported their extraterrestrial experiences. As you can imagine (or maybe even relate to), relaying accounts of strange shapes in the sky or alien abduction don’t tend to go very well.

However,...

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Get outta town: Satisfy your morbid curiosity at the Museum of Colorado Prisons in Cañon City

What is it with our fascination with prisons? From shows like “Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons” and “Beyond Scared Straight” to entire museums like The Clink Prison Museum in London, there are all kinds of attractions and media dedicated to humanity’s fascination with incarceration.

Colorado is no different. Just...

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2019 Strange summer guide: Get off the couch and embrace the odd and unusual heat of the moment

Being a couch potato in the Southwest is the equivalent of drinking orange juice after you’ve brushed your teeth. They simply don’t work together.

Look, we understand that when the heat gets to be a bit much it’s tempting to stay inside with your beloved air conditioning (if you’re lucky enough to have one of those,...

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2020 Presidential candidate Seth Moulton speaks out on his alien-invasion policy

Presidential candidate Rep. Seth Moulton is making a stand on his alien-invasion policy (intergalactic-foreign policy?) on the chance that he finds himself behind the White House desk in 2020.

“I would not build a wall between here and Mars,” Moulton told BuzzFeed News’ AM to DM. “I would not do that. No, you got to...

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Get outta town: Explore the mysteries of the Santa Rosa Blue Hole

In the middle of the New Mexico desert is a lake so blue it’s referred to as a “great blue gem.”

Welcome to the Santa Rosa Blue Hole, a lake and tourist attraction located along Route 66 just east of Santa Rosa, New Mexico. The public swimming hole was created when a sinkhole caved in and, back in the olden days,...

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Bad tattoo contest update: The final product

Way back when in November, we here at DGO Mag decided to offer up the opportunity for a few poor souls to right the wrongs of the terrible tattoos that were inked into their skin.

We worked with Black Mountain Tattoo in Cortez to snag one winner a free cover-up and Durango Dermatology to get another winner a free...

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Pennsylvania woman who blames alien cult for boyfriend’s death found guilty of murder

It should be a well-established factoid at this point of time that joining a cult tends to be a bad idea.

Case and point, “Smallville” actor Allison Mack’s involvement and charges related to the NXIVM cult that was, in Mack’s words, “designed to make [women “slaves”] and where women were branded.

In this case,...

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Ultra Music Festival has been dubbed the Fyre Fest of 2019

The fiery garbage dumpster of a good time (provided you were watching from the safety of your couch) that was Fyre Festival was a mere two years ago, and it seems nothing was learned from that lesson. At least, not in Florida.

Ultra Music Festival attendees this past weekend were understandably pissed when, after day...

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Colorado investigators re-opening 1975 murder of 19 year old

In 1975, Deborah Tomlinson was a Mesa College student with curly dark hair and big smile living in Grand Junction, Colo. However, it was also the year the 19-year-old woman’s life was tragically cut short after she was murdered by someone(s) still unknown.

After becoming concerned that Tomlinson wasn’t responding to...

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Turning from dairy fanatic to vegan wasn’t as hard as I expected

I was 22 when, prodded by some friends, I decided to give vegetarianism a try. I had never been a big meat eater, and, now that I was out on my own, I’d already discovered I didn’t have the stomach for dealing with raw meat in the kitchen.

Though I was not an evangelist for animal welfare, I liked the idea that no...

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From the West Mesa Bone Collector to a possible Ted Bundy victim, these unsolved murders still haunt the Four Corners

A decade has passed since a woman and her dog accidentally stumbled upon the mass grave of 11 women buried in the New Mexico desert outside Albuquerque, and there is still no resolution as to who could be The West Mesa Bone Collector, the serial killer responsible for their deaths.

The Albuquerque case may seem out of...

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Hemp Connections event to supply Four Corners with more info on legalized hemp

Wanna learn what it takes to grow hemp? Of course you do!

Kind Hemp Co. will host Durango’s first hemp event, Hemp Connections. The event will take place 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 7 at the La Plata County Fairgrounds. The cost is $5 for adults and free for children under the age of 12.

“This is the first hemp...

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