Star among us? Durangoan appears in video ad

Aspiring actors can’t wait to see their name up in lights and their picture on the big screen. For seventh-grade Mountain Middle School student Pearce Fazekas, also known by his stage name Pearce...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2013 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

Last chance to see DHS Marching Band

Friday is the last opportunity to see the state-qualifying Durango High School Red Pride Marching Band perform its 2013 show “Superheroes.” The band will do its routine during halftime of the...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2013 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

Durangoan’s dogs find fame in 2014 calendar

Imagine having a picture of your beloved dogs memorialized in a calendar for all the world to see. It may sound like a fantasy for some, but for Durangoan Linda Thompson, it has become a reality....

DATE: Oct. 18, 2013 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

Durango High School graduate on TV searching for moolah

A 2004 graduate of Durango High School and 2010 graduate of Fort Lewis College is scheduled to appear Friday on the TNT adventure show “72 Hours.” The program is scheduled to air at 8 p.m. (Check...

DATE: July 9, 2013 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

Kenyan Fort Lewis College grad to speak about African politics

If you graduated from Fort Lewis College in 2001, you likely remember a tall Kenyan in your class. Ledama Olekina, a Maasai who is running for governor in his native country, is back in...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2012 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

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Jaden Brown, the infant son of Christina and Roy Brown of Durango, has been chosen the Face of Hydrocephalus Awareness for 2012 by the national Pediatric Hydrocephalus Foundation.Hydrocephalus is...

DATE: April 8, 2012 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

Big-game season under way

Big-game hunting season gets under way today in Colorado as sportsmen take rifle in hand and search for elk.It also means that if you’re a hiker or mountain biker, it might be time to put on the...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2011 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

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Trails 2000 is benefitting from some high-profile coverage on Lance Armstrong's Twitter ac­count. The trail group's website, 'trackURL("/clickThroughs/"+this.href.replace(///g,"|")+"/A03/5");...

DATE: July 13, 2010 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

2010 U.S. National SWAT Championships

The La Plata County Sheriff's Office took first place among 18 "On-Call" teams last week at the 2010 U.S. National SWATChampionships in Tulsa, Okla. An On-Call team is made up of officers with...

DATE: June 29, 2010 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

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If you have a legal question about divorce, drunken driving, inheritance law or any other issues, you can receive freelegal advice Thursday night.A team of Durango lawyers will be available to...

DATE: May 12, 2010 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

Denver television stations to Southwest Colorado

The effort to bring Denver television stations to Southwest Colorado is a cause local leaders have been supportingsince at least 1987.That is when former Rep. Jim Dyer introduced a resolution...

DATE: April 27, 2010 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

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National talk show host Rachel Maddow mentioned The Durango Herald on her interview with U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet thataired Tuesday on MSNBC.Bennet, D-Colo., was telling Maddow about his support of...

DATE: March 5, 2010 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

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