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Fort Lewis College business plan contest adds high school division

The Hawk Tank competition, which awards monetary prizes for the best business plans from Fort Lewis College students and recent alumni, will expand to add a high school division in 2019. Southwest...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Herald hosts Bar D Wranglers ticket giveaway

The Durango Herald is giving away two tickets to the Bar D Wranglers Christmas Jubilee Dec. 13 at Fort Lewis College. To enter, visit durangoherald.com/contests and sign up for one of the Herald...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two drivers cited in crashes involving superintendent’s wife

Two drivers involved in crashes on Friday night that injured Olga Snowberger, wife of Durango School Superintendent Dan Snowberger, have been cited by the Colorado State Patrol. Trooper Jeff...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flock of geese knock out power line south of Durango

Geese are the likely culprits of knocking a power line into the Animas River south of Durango, causing about 90 homes to lose power for more than five hours Tuesday night. Indiana Reed, spokeswoman...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rising prices make it difficult for first-time homebuyers

Wildland firefighter Jonathan Wegener dreamed about homeownership for about four years before recently purchasing his first home in north Animas City. For a while he hunted for a house in Mancos...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

City of Durango approves $92 million budget for 2019

The Durango City Council unanimously approved its budget Tuesday, a document filled with cuts to compensate for increasing health care costs. “This budget has been cut to the bone, it looks like to...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rural residents, ag community: We don’t want zoning

Rural residents and members of the agricultural community in La Plata County who came out in full force Tuesday spoke out against the prospect of county-wide zoning, which they say would take away...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Highway 550 closures on Red Mountain expected through weekend

Four more days of lengthy closures are required for emergency cliff work on Red Mountain Pass, which will affect traffic on Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, depending on snow activity....

DATE: Dec. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango seeks public comment on allowing ADUs in new areas

The city of Durango is seeking feedback on a plan to allow single-family homeowners to build and rent out apartments on their properties in new areas of town. The new rules could apply to...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two-week motions hearing underway in Mark Redwine murder case

Mark Redwine, a Vallecito man accused of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, is appearing this week and next week in court for a two-week motions hearing to determine what will be allowed at trial...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Car crash injures Durango school superintendent’s wife

Olga Snowberger, the wife of Durango School District 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger, was seriously injured Friday night in a multiple car crash east of Durango and flown to Denver for medical...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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