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Durango Police Wednesday 12:18 a.m. A woman believed to be intoxicated was sleeping on someone’s couch in the east 100 block of 29th Street. The caller did not know the woman. Tuesday 11:45 a.m....

DATE: Oct. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Several vehicles broken into in Durango West II subdivision

Multiple vehicles were broken into last weekend in the Durango West II subdivision, with several items of value being stolen, and in at least one case, someone attempting to steal a vehicle,...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cow Creek Fire roars to life east of Ridgway

Firefighters responded to a highly visible wildfire Wednesday east of Ridgway. The fire, called the Cow Creek Fire, grew to at least 100 acres in size as of Wednesday afternoon, according to...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan County (N.M.) Sheriff’s Office is filming with ‘Live PD’

AZTEC – The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office will be one of the rotating law enforcement departments featured in A&E Network’s newest reality show, “Live PD: Wanted ,” the department announced...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield to harvest fruit for food justice and bear safety

Pine River Valley residents will get their fill of fruit Saturday during Bayfield’s first ever Fruit Community Harvest. The event features quintessential autumn activities, like tree gleaning,...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about town: What’s that big new structure in Hermosa?

Anyone wondering what that tall structure is being built north of the Hermosa gas station won’t receive much help from its name: “barndominium.” According to La Plata County’s Planning Department,...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Two injured in motorcycle crash on U.S. Highway 550 near New Mexico line

A motorcycle crash Wednesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 550 just north of the New Mexico line sent two Bloomfield residents to the hospital, including a woman who was airlifted with a head injury,...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Knots, knives and hatchets – not just for boys anymore

Girls are joining the boys in scouts in La Plata County this year, learning to split firewood, backpack and lead their peers. The change is part of a nationwide shift for the Boy Scouts of America,...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

List of delinquent La Plata County property taxpayers published

A list of 707 businesses and individuals who are delinquent in paying their 2018 property taxes will be published in print copies of The Durango Herald on Oct. 16, Oct. 23 and Oct. 30. La Plata...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Diaries: Learn how to support the environment

How can you do your part to help the environment? Find out Wednesday at Durango Diaries, the storyteller series hosted by The Durango Herald . Four local environmental advocates will share stories...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango school board seeks, hears input about security issues

Residents had an opportunity Tuesday to ask questions of the Durango School District 9-R Board of Education about school security – a chance several complained was missing from a similar session...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College professor’s arrest raises questions about 2008 arson

In the days after an arson at south City Market, current and former Fort Lewis College staff are questioning whether their colleague, Brad Clark, who was arrested on suspicion of starting the...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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