Durango youth leave for space camp

Astronauts fascinate 16-year-old Roman Speegle – the Durango High School junior has wanted to be one since he was little. There’s just something about it, he said: “It’s an experience that you can...

DATE: June 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 21 hours 42 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Celtic Fair happening Saturday

Dust off your kilts – the Cortez Celtic Fair returns to town this Saturday. This is the second year the fair has taken over the Parque de Vida, and it aims to celebrate Celtic heritage and support...

DATE: June 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Herald welcomes three new members to news team

The Durango Herald welcomes three new journalists to its newsroom: Shannon Mullane, Benjamin Mandile and James Marshall. Mullane is a staff writer covering the Pine River Valley, including...

DATE: June 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT nears completion on three Durango-area projects

Colorado Department of Transportation crews and contractors have finished upgrading traffic signals at almost 20 locations in Durango and are close to completing improvements to multiple...

DATE: June 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Residents voice concern with Mancos Marshal’s Office, ICE

Recent law enforcement activity in Mancos has led some residents to raise concerns that the Marshal’s Office has been unfairly targeting local residents based on race or immigration status. Around...

DATE: June 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Reconstruction begins on Colorado Highway 145

Reconstruction work began has begun on the section of Colorado Highway 145 damaged by the rockfall north of Dolores over Memorial Day Weekend. The highway will not be rerouted, and total...

DATE: June 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man sentenced for role in death of 2 girls

A man charged with crimes connected to the death of two children in Norwood in 2017 was sentenced June 4, according to the San Miguel Sheriff’s Office. Ashford Nathaniel Archer was sentenced to...

DATE: June 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weekly planner for June 17-21

Information and agendas about city meetings City of Durango: or call 375-5000. La Plata County: or call 382-6210. Town of Bayfield: ...

DATE: June 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

What do panhandlers want?

What do panhandlers want? Cash, food, toiletries, a ride out of town? Justin Crosby held up a sign reading “anything helps” last week in front of Walmart. He said his message is generally true. He...

DATE: June 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Friday 12:02 a.m. A woman was throwing things at employees of a restaurant in the 600 block of Camino del Rio. 12:25 a.m. Someone heard 20 or 30 shots fired near the 2900 block of...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photos: Then and now: What a difference nine months can have

DATE: June 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Aging tech threatens library backbone, staff say

A virtual time bomb is ticking at the Durango Public Library, an unpredictable threat to the backbone of local library services, staff said. All records of books and borrowers and every catalog in...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 hours 14 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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