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Caption This! ‘The escape is set’

Durango Herald Facebook reader Stephen Patrick sent in this week’s Caption This! winning caption: “The escape is set for Saturday night. The signal will be a red light moving across the sky. We are...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Uncertainty about Dakota Access pipeline illustrates broader concerns for tribes

For hundreds of protesters, it was cause to cheer when the Obama administration this month declined to issue an easement for the Dakota Access pipeline’s final segment. But that elation was...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

British singer George Michael dead at age 53

LONDON – George Michael, the British pop superstar who reached early fame with WHAM! and went on to a solo career lined with controversies and chart-topping hits that blended soul and dance music...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

White Christmas brings icy roads, canceled flights

While Durangoans woke up to a postcard Christmas, snowplow crews for the city of Durango, La Plata County and the Colorado Department of Transportation were on the job starting in the early morning...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bike repair station installed on Horse Gulch Trail

Cyclists on the Horse Gulch Trail now have a nearby repair station in case they need air in a tire or to tighten up something. The station was installed in December at the trailhead, near East...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Less state grant money expected for local projects in 2017

Housing initiatives, building remodels, road maintenance and other infrastructure often are paid for with grants from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, but the department’s funding pool is...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Residence Inn pool boiler causes carbon monoxide evacuation in Durango

A pool boiler emitting carbon monoxide at the Residence Inn on Tuesday night led to an evacuation of the hotel and hospitalization of two boys. “I don’t know exactly when the boys were released...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Will Durango wake up to a white Christmas?

The beautiful weather during the day Christmas Eve belied the precipitation predicted to begin falling Saturday night. “A winter weather advisory is in effect in Durango, and we’re expecting the...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lighting the way

DATE: Dec. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ailing boy’s Christmas wish: See a monster truck up close

GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – All Jaime Garcia wants for Christmas is a monster truck. He has plenty in the miniature, but the 11-year-old had his heart set on the real deal, a massive vehicle with tires...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Thousands of faithful celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, West Bank – Thousands of pilgrims and tourists from around the world together with local Christians gathered in the biblical town of Bethlehem to celebrate Christmas eve in the...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Durango exploring dedicated bike lanes on College Drive

The city of Durango in 2017 is going to redesign the way traffic flows along College Drive and East Eighth Avenue, and also is considering reducing lanes on East Third Avenue. The city plans to...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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