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Downtown shooting suspect appears in court; incident ‘unprovoked’

An “unprovoked” shooting in downtown Durango early Thursday was largely fueled by excessive drinking, law enforcement said. Durango police accused Anthony Pappas, 22, of trying to kill Skylar...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prosecutors request new sex assault trial in Durango

Prosecutors said Friday they plan to retry a Durango man suspected of sexual assault after jurors failed last month to reach a unanimous decision. Devin Bond, 22, appeared Friday in District Court...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Warm weather, scattered storms predicted this weekend

Those planning to make it outside this weekend are in store for warm weather with scattered storms. For the weekend, the National Weather Service in Grand Junction said Southwest Colorado can...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

School’s out, but lunch is still served in Ignacio

Summer vacation is well underway, and for some children, that can mean a departure from healthy, consistent meals. But in Ignacio, several nonprofits worked together to restart the free summer...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Best bets this weekend in and around Durango

Best bets this weekend include Durango Old Car Club show, Battle of the Bands and Men Who Grill. The Durango Old Car Club show will return this weekend from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at its new...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

To our readers: Be a champion of local news

When the 416 Fire broke out, The Durango Herald was there, with round-the-clock updates for residents. When Bayfield High School completed an improbable sweep of the football, boys basketball and...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire on Missionary Ridge is 21 acres, 90% contained

A fire burning on Missionary Ridge north of Durango was 20.7 acres and 90% contained as of Thursday night, according to the San Juan National Forest. The 186 Fire, while still active, is not...

DATE: June 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

FCC clears way for Denver TV in Southwest Colorado

La Plata and Montezuma county residents are a step closer to receiving Denver television stations, at least if they receive their signal through a satellite provider. The Federal Communications...

DATE: June 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Has it peaked? Animas River may reach 7,500 cfs Saturday

Warm temperatures in the San Juan Mountains accelerated spring runoff this week, leading to raging waterways across Southwest Colorado, including the Animas River, which was flowing at nearly 7,000...

DATE: June 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Thursday 1:59 a.m. Gunshots were fired and someone screamed in the 700 block of Main Avenue. 4:08 a.m. Two men were fighting in the 2400 block of Arroyo Drive. Wednesday 10:26...

DATE: June 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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