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A new cycling discipline emerges, but gravel grinding has always existed in Durango

Gravel grinding – riding modified road bikes on dirt roads – is the latest trend among cyclists, but the popular discipline is not new to Durango. Modern gravel riding was born in the Midwest in...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 hours 54 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Sports

Gravel cycling booms at Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

The popularity of the first Iron Horse Bicycle Classic gravel ride manifested into a bigger event for 2018. This year’s La Stada La Plata Gravel Ride will feature two routes with a 46-mile and...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Ewing Mesa envisioned as a recreational, cultural mecca

Durangoans would have a new 1,800-acre cultural, athletic and recreational wonderland if plans envisioned for Ewing Mesa, now dubbed Durango Mesa by the city, come to fruition. The three major...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Stolen fire equipment worth about $13,000 found near Silverton

Emergency equipment stolen in November from the Silverton-San Juan Fire and Rescue Authority was located this week near the bottom of a steep mountain. “It’s definitely a mystery,” said Mike...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Four local artists to present Wednesday at Durango Diaries

What is art? It’s a question that has kept philosophers busy for thousands of years. Art can imitate the physical world or depict an artist’s inner thoughts and expressions. Over the years,...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Joshua Arnold carries on family’s vinting legacy

“It takes a lot of beer to make wine,” Joshua Arnold said through a broad smile, “and a good scotch helps.” Joshua is the youngest of five siblings and the second generation to take the reins as...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Food

Photo: Playing the wall

DATE: May 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Movies playing in Durango May 25-31

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) RBG At the age of 84, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Training exercise to close transit center Thursday

Herald Staff Report The city of Durango will conduct a functional crisis response training exercise Thursday at Durango Transit Center, 250 W. Eighth St. The transit center will run regular 7 a.m....

DATE: May 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 hours 18 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

State House and Senate candidates file financial reports

In 2016, more than $311,800 was spent between incumbent J. Paul Brown and challenger Barbara McLachlan in the race for Colorado House District 59, which made it the most expensive general election...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Winds nearly knock over gas station sign in Bayfield

The Royal Dutch Shell company might want to consider placing a wind turbine where its iconic Shell station sign is located in Bayfield. Strong winds nearly knocked over the estimated 80-foot tall...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Pueblo Community College to add bachelor’s degree in nursing

Pueblo Community College, including its campuses in Mancos and Durango, will offer a new online Bachelor of Science in Nursing program beginning in the fall of 2019. Paula Kirchner, who will soon...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News