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Sabido and Mancos church will mark one year of sanctuary

Mancos United Methodist Church looks much the same as it did when Rosa Sabido started living there a year ago, except for the birds outside Fellowship Hall. The Mexican national, who sought...

DATE: May 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

A new guide aims to help Colorado school districts offer mental health support to students

A new toolkit to be officially released Monday will help Colorado educators, parents and district administrators infuse mental health support into classrooms and schools. The 60-page online guide...

DATE: May 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Photos: Taste of Durango holds a feast of a fundraiser

DATE: May 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Caption This!: ‘Who are ewe looking at?’

Herald Staff Report Durango Herald Facebook reader Michael Hawk submitted this week’s winning Caption This! headline: “Who are ewe looking at?” The second-place caption was: “Too early to count...

DATE: May 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four Bayfield seniors share triple crown with three state titles in one year

LAKEWOOD – When the Bayfield High School boys track and field team won the Colorado High School Activities Association Class 3A state championship Saturday, a quartet of Wolverines etched their...

DATE: May 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango fire using tax increase to hire staff, make improvements

The property tax increase voters overwhelming approved in the November election has helped the Durango Fire Protection District move forward to hire staff, buy new vehicles and remodel a fire...

DATE: May 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Should bitcoin be allowed for Colorado campaign contributions?

Could Colorado be ready to accept bitcoin as a way of making donations to candidates? Secretary of State Wayne Williams is proposing rules that could start that process. But the better question,...

DATE: May 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Seedlings heal burn scar left by Missionary Ridge Fire

Little by little, the scar of the 2002 Missionary Ridge Fire is disappearing. Since efforts began in 2013, almost 3,000 acres within the burn area northeast of Durango have been replanted. And, a...

DATE: May 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Bayfield captures first boys state track and field title in school history

LAKEWOOD – The Wolverines are state champions yet again. Bayfield High School secured its first state championship for boys track and field in school history with a dominant start-to-finish...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fallen police officers honored during memorial walk

Ten local law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty since Colorado became a state in 1876 were remembered in Durango. A memorial walk in honor of the fallen officers took place Saturday...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Drivers face most expensive driving season in years

Get ready for a little bit more pain at the pump this summer. Crude oil prices are at the highest level in more than three years and are expected to keep climbing, pushing up gasoline prices along...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Native American female entrepreneur launches Grand Canyon rafting company

PEACH SPRINGS – As downstream rapids roar, multicolored rafts line Diamondhead Beach at the base of the Grand Canyon. Patricia Cesspooch stands out in this scene, surrounded by men and machinery,...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life