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On this day: Nov. 22, 2019

Project Merry Christmas fulfills holiday wishes

Holiday shoppers searching for gifts at the Durango Mall and Walmart can also help bring joy to less-fortunate children, seniors and disabled residents in La Plata County through Project Merry...

CATEGORY: Local News

Thanksgiving, delivered from Durango

Gordon Clouser was driving from one side of La Plata County to the other, delivering Thanksgiving meals at the request of families, when he had a thought: “There’s a better way to do this,” he...

CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service dismisses Village at Wolf Creek concerns

The U.S. Forest Service has dismissed objections raised over the Village at Wolf Creek and intends to give road access to the developer of the proposed project atop Wolf Creek Pass. In July, the...

CATEGORY: Local News

Along Route 66, telling Native American’s story

ALBUQUERQUE – Greasy diners, big-finned Cadillacs, mom-and-pop souvenir shops, dusty trading posts and the promise of the West were undoubtedly part of the recipe that made historic Route 66 –...

CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Mystery and spirit

In our digital world of increasing megapixels and shrinking cameras, Mancos photographer Brian Killigrew has bucked the trend. Killigrew, unlike most photographers today, hauls his large-format...

CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Ute Mountain Utes working to address recidivism

The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe is launching new efforts to prevent felons from returning to prison and teenagers from ever entering the system. Nationally, two-thirds of all people released from...

CATEGORY: Local News

Rape kits hard to find for students

Jada Garber, tall and confident, was entering her senior year at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2011 when she was forced into a group that she never wanted to join. She became the one out...

CATEGORY: Local News

Durango resident’s sister found dead near Steamboat

The sister of a Durango resident has been found dead in Steamboat Springs, five days after she was reported missing. Steamboat Springs resident Page Stockdale, 58, sister of Durango resident Beth...

CATEGORY: Local News

Film about Cortez youth explores transgenderism

DENVER - Fred Martinez was anything but simple. He was, at various moments, a boy, a girl, a Navajo, a Montezuma-Cortez High School student, gay, transgendered, nadleehi. In June 2001, in a...

CATEGORY: Local News

Inside DHS

By Chuck Slothower Herald Staff Writer Rachel Redders rolled up the sleeves on her purple North Face fleece jacket,dabbed her paintbrush with water and began to wet her painting. A 14-year-old...

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