Local and Regional News


Skiers and snowboarders enjoy early-season conditions last winter at Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort. The ski area is expected to open Friday.

National & World

Thermostat know-how can go long way during winter

As Americans experience the start of winter – in some cases, an extreme winter – it’s time to get out the sidewalk salt and clean the furnace. And, usually,...

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Don’t buy it: Homeownership is overrated

WASHINGTON – U.S. home prices crashed 43 percent between 2005 and 2012, yet polls find that the vast majority of Americans still consider homeownership to be a good idea...

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Good Earth

Get a taste of local hop research

More than 50 pounds of hops was recently harvested from the grounds at Old Fort Lewis near Hesperus. A portion of those fragrant cones will soon be poured at Carver Brewing...

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Education Briefs

St. Columba School recognizes students

St. Columba School congratulates these November Super Star Students, who went above and beyond classroom expectations: Rocco Enea,...

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Victor H. Lynn

Victor H. Lynn, the father of Durango resident Alan Lynn, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, in Tucson, Arizona. He was just shy of his 89th birthday.

Mr. Lynn was born to...

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