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To resolve conflict, Durango resident reaches for old tool: Communication

Durangoan Rachel Turiel said her children don’t get allowance. She doesn’t punish them when they do something to upset her or others, and she doesn’t reward them when they do something she thinks...

DATE: March 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Women in predominately male jobs to tell their stories at Durango Diaries

Durango Diaries, the twice-a-month storyteller series hosted by The Durango Herald , will be held Wednesday. Three women who work in professions dominated by men will share their stories about...

DATE: March 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Coffee and Conversation with homeless a chance to fill voids, end prejudices

Matt Longwell doesn’t come every weekend. He’s got a job, and that takes precedence over a free meal. But when he can make it, he’s not there for the food: He’s there for the conversation. ...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 8 hours 49 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Vigil held to honor Gloria Casias, a domestic violence advocate

At a public vigil Sunday, dozens of friends, family and community members filled the Ignacio Community Library plaza to honor Gloria Casias, a domestic violence advocate who died on March 10....

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police temporarily suspend search for 4-year-old Utah girl

ANETH, Utah – After three unsuccessful days of ground and water searches, authorities said Sunday they were temporarily suspending the search for a 4-year-old girl missing since last week on the...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Schools rethink discipline, with focus on learning and empathy

Regional schools are looking at new methods for dealing with troubling behavior, including adopting restorative practices that turn disciplinary actions into learning experiences that promote...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado transportation worker killed at job site

GYPSUM – Authorities are investigating the death of a Department of Transportation employee, who was killed while working in northwest Colorado. According to the Colorado State Patrol, 51-year-old...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Solar power comes to Ute Mountain Tribe

The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe broke ground Wednesday on a $2 million solar project that will be used to lower electricity bills for tribal residents in Towaoc. An 8-acre hayfield west of the Ute...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Culinary arts students whip up meal for business leaders

It was a big evening Thursday for Durango High School culinary arts students: They were handed some real responsibility – cooking and serving a dinner for business leaders in town. Not just any...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Science on display

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango City Council candidates raise, spend money leading up to April election

Money can mean a lot to a political campaign – it buys campaign materials and advertisements and often offers insight to how much support candidates have. But local elections are a bit different,...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Native Americans say movement to end ‘redface’ is slow

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – John Little can hardly go a week without a reminder that he and other Native Americans often are viewed as relics of the past: the Indian maiden on the butter container at the...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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