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Faith-based alliance seeks temporary shelters for homeless

A Durango faith-based alliance is working to set up temporary day and night shelters to offer homeless residents a refuge next winter. The Neighbors in Need Alliance plans to set up the shelters by...

DATE: July 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photos: Paying tribute

DATE: July 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Contest week 6: How well do you know Durango’s public art?

The Creative Economy Commission and The Durango Herald are hosting a weekly competition for the community to discover some of the city’s public art pieces. Each Monday, the Herald will run a...

DATE: July 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Motorcyclist crashes on U.S. 550

A motorcyclist from the Front Range suffered serious injuries Friday morning after crashing between Molas Pass and Silverton on U.S. Highway 550. Colorado State Patrol Trooper Jeff Chmielewski said...

DATE: July 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Alpacka Raft finds Mancos fine for manufacturing

Not many manufacturers call small-town America home anymore, but the stars and the development of the packrafting industry seem to have aligned to make Mancos the perfect place for Alpacka Raft....

DATE: July 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

La Plata Electric Association requests buyout estimate from Tri-State

La Plata Electric Association is requesting an estimate of how much it will cost to exit its contract with Tri-State Generation and Transmission. LPEA has been exploring alternatives to purchasing...

DATE: July 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango native charged with attempted murder

A 22-year-old man who police say drunkenly shot someone in downtown Durango has been charged with four felonies, including attempted second-degree murder. Anthony Pappas, a Durango native, appeared...

DATE: July 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New neighborhood park west of Durango misses mark

A partially collapsed and fenced-off tennis court stands on the edge of a dried-out field in the Durango West 1 subdivision, in an area originally envisioned as a gathering place for residents,...

DATE: July 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

What’s next for D&SNG in $25 million federal lawsuit?

It took more than a year for the U.S. Forest Service to announce the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad was the cause of the 416 Fire and on the hook for $25 million for firefighting costs,...

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Energy storage is key to reaching renewable energy goals

WASHINGTON – As Colorado pushes toward its goal of 100% reliance on renewable energy by 2040, deploying grid-scale energy storage should play a crucial role, experts say. Energy storage experts and...

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Henry Anderson looks to become Durango’s next pool shark

When eighth grader Henry Anderson makes an appearance at Pongas in downtown Durango, it’s for two things: games of pool and cokes with his dad, Mark. Anderson, 12, not only has been running the...

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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