Every day, 963 million people are hungry. That's up 115 million in the last six months because of rising food costs. Most Americans can't imagine this, but 1.4 billion people live on less than...
DATE: May 23, 2009 |
From wood blocks to nursery rhymes and songs, children learn a lot of lessons along with the alphabet. Former Durango resident Kevin Graham has written a book designed to teach children the story...
DATE: April 25, 2009 |
A new group hopes to make area congregations more welcoming to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Christians."This isn't a St. Mark's thing," the Rev. Andrew Cooley of St. Mark's Episcopal...
DATE: April 18, 2009 |
After more than 45 years of studying, teaching, writing and practicing Buddhism, Pagosa Springs resident Lama Tsultrim Allione has been named Buddhist Woman of the Year by an international...
DATE: March 28, 2009 |
For students at St. Columba School, the curriculum isn't three "Rs," it's four - reading, writing, arithmetic and religion.For the last 13 years, students in the fifth through eighth grades have...
DATE: March 14, 2009 |
In the earliest days of Christianity, converts were asked to learn three things during Lent - the Ten Commandments, the Apostles' Creed and the Lord's Prayer - to prepare for their baptism on...
DATE: March 7, 2009 |
On Wednesday - Ash Wednesday - Western Christians began Lent, and Southwest Coloradans set about observing Lent in a variety of ways.Five local churches are collaborating to offer ecumenical Lenten...
DATE: Feb. 28, 2009 |
In the United States, religious freedom is considered a fundamental right. But some nations still encourage religious persecution, including killing members of faiths other than the state's...
DATE: Feb. 21, 2009 |
A study of almost 30,000 high school students released in December showed 62 percent had cheated on an exam and more than 30 percent had stolen from a family member or friend. What does that mean...
DATE: Feb. 14, 2009 |
Song, dance and hard work were the themes of a First Baptist Church of Durango mission to Nicaragua last month.First Baptist Church of Durango started off 2009 by sending nine people to El Rosario,...
DATE: Feb. 7, 2009 |
In the world of pastors, planting - or starting - churches has become its own specialty. The Rev. Barry Mooney and his wife, Ellen, have planted their third career church, this time in Durango, and...
DATE: Jan. 24, 2009 |
Music and spirituality are in Steve Angrisano's blood, ever since he began composing and playing guitar with his own youth group when he was a sophomore in high school.The nationally known Catholic...
DATE: Jan. 10, 2009 |
In a meadow northeast of Transfer Campground, a firefighter city has emerged as a strategic base to battle the 3,700-acre Burro Fire in nearby Bear Creek canyon. A fire isn’t done until it’s cold.
From rain to support signs to photos of the 416 Fire itself, Herald readers share their photos from the 416 Fire and support of firefighting efforts. If you have photos to share, please email email@example.com.
The Durango Air Tanker Base has already used more than 400,000 gallons of retardant this wildfire season to date, June 15 , 2019, the most in a summer period since the Missionary Ridge Fire in 2002.
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