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Courthouse cans public's cell phone use

No member of the public will be allowed to take an electronic device into a courthouse in La Plata, Archuleta and San Juan counties, effective Aug. 15.The order, which affects the 6th Judicial...

DATE: July 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Irish ambassador visits local pub

No, Mapquest didn't get it wrong. The Irish ambassador to the United States wanted to stop by the Irish Embassy Pub inDurango on Monday. It was a business trip of sorts, Michael Collins said. ...

DATE: July 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Law riders

On two wheels, under the cover of darkness, Durango police officer Jeremiah Mestas hears laughter in an alley off MainAvenue. He pedals toward the excitement and sees five women standing together. ...

DATE: July 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

McInnis back on campaign trail

ALAMOSA - An upbeat, energized Scott McInnis bounded back onto the campaign trail Monday, making his first publicappearance since embroiled in a plagiarism scandal last week. The Republican...

DATE: July 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vandals hit BP logo at arts center

Vandals took out their anger at BP on the Durango Arts Center's canvas awning sometime last week, but the misguidedprotest is going to hurt the struggling nonprofit, its director said Monday. DAC...

DATE: July 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Computer camping

Just because you can't check out a book after business hours at the Durango Public Library doesn't mean you can't check your e-mail.The library's free wireless network doesn't require a password,...

DATE: July 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Preserving Southern Ute history

DATE: July 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rain gods may smile on Four Corners later this week

It takes only two words to accurately describe the recent weather in Durango: hot and dry. A high-pressure system sitting over the Four Corners has kept temperatures up and precipitation down,...

DATE: July 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

'Higher, higher'

DATE: July 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Narrower width coming to Herald

To Herald readers:On Monday, Aug. 2, The Durango Herald will publish in a width that is 1 inch narrower than it is today.The height and look of the Herald will remain the same, but the classified...

DATE: July 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Research explores fire, mercury link

Researchers recently received federal funding to continue a study aimed at exploring high levels of mercury found in fish at Vallecito Reservoir, which a researcher at the University of Colorado...

DATE: July 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

9-R budget woes lead to new fees

Durango School District 9-R will begin charging students fees this fall for competitive activities at Durango High School as part of the district's belt-tightening.In addition to sports, the...

DATE: July 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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