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Herald moves to narrower page

To Herald readers:Today The Durango Herald begins publishing in a page format that has become popular with newspapers around the country. The page width is 1 inch narrower, a cost savings in...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

State’s child-seat law requires boosters for kids 8 and younger

A new law went into effect Sunday requiring drivers to use car seats or booster seats for all passengers younger than 8 years old.Previous Colorado law applied only to children 5 years old and...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Working the crowd

DATE: Aug. 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sharkstooth hiker may have concussion

More details were released Sunday about a Cortez resident injured while hiking near Sharkstooth Peak.Montezuma County Sheriff Gerald Wallace said the man was hiking with five or six other people...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

DOW to move regional headquarters to Gunnison

The Colorado Division of Wildlife plans to move its Southwest Region headquarters from Durango to Gunnison within the next few years.The agency in July approved funding to design a new regional...

DATE: July 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fiesta family

City slickers and cowboys alike lined Main Avenue on Saturday morning to witness this year’s Fiesta Days Parade.Fun was the name of the game, but for Lattecia Villarreal and her extended family,...

DATE: July 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Giving rest to the weary

There’s respite in store for the many locals caring for senior loved ones who need assistance with their daily lives.Our Place, an outreach of First United Methodist Church of Durango, will open...

DATE: July 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hiker injured in fall on Sharkstooth

An unidentified hiker from Cortez suffered injuries Saturday morning when he fell and slid about 50 feet down a steep slope and was partially buried by rocks.Montezuma County Sheriff Gerald Wallace...

DATE: July 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kid- Garrett feud lingers N.M. governor mulls pardon for notorious gunslinger

SANTA FE – The showdown between Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid has fascinated the American public for nearly 130 years with its classic, Old West storyline of the frontier lawman hunting down the...

DATE: July 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Three inmates escape from Arizona prison

PHOENIX – Police were using helicopters and dogs Saturday to search for three convicted murderers who escaped from a northwest Arizona prison, kidnapped two semi-truck drivers at gunpoint and used...

DATE: July 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Arizona sweep nets 36 arrests

PHOENIX – The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office arrested 36 people in a crime and immigration sweep Thursday and Friday, and six are suspected to be illegal immigrants.Everyone arrested was stopped...

DATE: July 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Greeley man bids for Nigeria presidency

GREELEY (AP) – While the election season in the U.S. is steaming ahead, another campaign is being launched in Colorado by a man who wants to save his native land from graft and greed.Sam Wantings...

DATE: July 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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