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La Plata County Humane Society awaits renovation contest results

Online voting for a contest that could bring a $50,000 renovation to the La Plata County Humane Society ended Sunday, but it may take up to two weeks to learn who won. The La Plata County Humane...

DATE: April 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lawyers: Economic damage from Gold King Mine spill less than thought

DENVER — Economic damage from a Colorado mine waste spill caused by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency may be far less than initially feared after attorneys drastically reduced some of the...

DATE: April 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lemon Dam project expected to finish by end of April

Long overdue work on Lemon Dam is set to finish by the end of April, according to a spokeswoman with the Bureau of Reclamation. Justyn Liff, public affairs specialist for the Bureau’s office in...

DATE: April 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Action Line Pueblo plates get a chile reception from New Mexico

What’s your take on the looming Chile War between Colorado and New Mexico? It all stems (pardon the pun) from a bill in the Colorado Legislature to put “Pueblo Chiles” on a custom license plate. –...

DATE: April 3, 2017 | COLUMN: Action Line

Pursuing your passions

DENVER – When Julie Levy Duvall, state director for U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, thinks about the challenges facing her office, she is reminded of a placard that was on the desk of former President...

DATE: April 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores to open infant-toddler center

The Dolores School District will add infants and toddlers to its student body beginning next school year. The preschool was awarded $25,000 in grants from the Buell Foundation and the Colorado...

DATE: April 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado woman’s remains found under grave of WWII veteran

DENVER – A Colorado man who pleaded guilty Friday to killing his estranged wife more than two decades ago recently led authorities to her body, which was buried under the grave of a World War II...

DATE: April 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Caption This! ‘I wet my plants’

Durango Herald Facebook reader Halie Fidelia sent in this week’s Caption This! winning headline: “I wet my plants.” Coming in a close second was “I do what I can” from reader Heidi Harnapp. This...

DATE: April 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man evicted from senior housing

A 64-year-old Durango man was evicted from his subsidized home last week at Tamarin Square Senior Apartments, leaving him homeless and in a panic to find a new place to live. Leslie Crews may not...

DATE: April 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

City to name new director of Durango-La Plata County Airport

Tony Vicari, who served nine months as interim director of the Durango-La Plata County Airport, has been offered the top job. “I’m extremely excited to continue in a permanent role,” Vicari said....

DATE: April 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photos: Pond skim party at Purgatory

DATE: April 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Daniel Russell wins 2nd annual Durango Voice

Bayfield resident Daniel Russell won the second annual Durango Voice on Saturday at the Henry Strater Theatre. “I’ve just been really surprised with all the support,” said Russell. “Durango does a...

DATE: April 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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