Herald reader Anthony Lopez photographed this funnel cloud forming south of Durango mid-morning Tuesday. Meteorologist Joe Ramey with the Grand Junction office of the National Weather Service was surprised, as weather conditions in the area were not conducive for tornado formation.
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Herald reader Anthony Lopez photographed this funnel cloud forming south of Durango mid-morning Tues...

Reader spots funnel cloud in La Plata County

While it wasn’t “Sharknado,” a sighting of a funnel cloud did take place Tuesday morning in La Plata County.

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The Blotter

Most items in this column are taken from logs of calls made to authorities. Their accuracy may not have been verified by an official investigation.

Durango Police

Tuesday

2:28 a.m.
A complaint of a loud party at a motel in the 2900 block of Main Avenue brought a verbal warning.

Monday

11:51 a.m.
A homeless man was warned about peeking into house windows in the east 600 block of Seventh...
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Local Briefs

Health-insurance counseling available

Southern Ute Community Action Programs’ Ignacio Senior Center offers State Health Insurance Assistance Program Counseling. The program is called SHIP.

Program counselors help local elders interpret and sign-up for...


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And the West is History

100 years ago: “The delivery horse and wagon of the San Juan Creamery were the principals in the runaway on Main Avenue that scattered ice cream freezers all around the corner of Main and 12th...


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