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Former Herald editor’s film to premier on Starz

A new movie about comedian Robert Klein, “Robert Klein Still Can’t Stop His Leg,” will premier March 31 on Starz. What’s notable about this is that the film’s director, Marshall Fine, was an editor...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Rural broadband financing bill approved by Colorado Senate committee

DENVER – A minor victory was scored Thursday for the continued deployment of broadband internet to rural Colorado. House Bill 1174, which would create an exemption allowing local improvement...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter weather returns to high country in Southwest Colorado

The calendar may show it’s spring, but a late March snowstorm has brought winter back to the high country and rain to lower elevations. Just before 2 p.m. Thursday, the chain law was put into in...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado transportation funding bill clears first committee

DENVER – After a late night of hearing public testimony and considering multiple amendments, a legislative committee gave first approval to the state’s major transportation bill Thursday morning....

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Memorial tree vandalized in Fanto Park in Durango

A linden tree planted nearly four years ago in memory of a 19-year-old Durango woman who died from complications of a seizure was snapped in half in what appears to be an act of vandalism. Jerome...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Student project will save money at Durango High School

A DECA Club project at Durango High School was put into action this week when LED light bulbs were installed in the school’s entryway, with more to come for the building and parking lot. Seniors...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield girl McNaughton on mission for wrestling nationals

Abigail McNaughton’s first tournament win will send her to the national championships. The 11-year-old Bayfield wrestler won the state championship in her weight class at the girls state tournament...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango Planning Commission OKs comp plan

An update to the Comprehensive Plan as approved Wednesday night by the Durango Planning Commission. “This is a really incredible document that really reflects why we live here,” Planning...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Legislative round-up: Autonomous vehicles get the go-ahead from the Senate

DENVER – Between the state House and Senate 16 bills received third reading, five got a second reading and 32 were scheduled to be heard by committees. Part of the floor work Wednesday was debate...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Transportation funding bill goes before first committee

DENVER – The state’s big transportation deal went before a committee Wednesday night in the Colorado General Assembly, and turnout from people who are concerned showed something must be done to fix...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dave McHenry wants the city to get ‘back to basics’

Dave McHenry wants the city to get back to basics such as paving alleys and fixing sidewalks. “Once we accomplish the simple things, we can go back and do the glitzy things,” he said during a...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s After Prom: A cool, safe party

I don’t know about you, but my after-prom nights (1990, ’91) are cringe-worthy memories best left to the history books. And with drinking responsible for more than 4,500 deaths among young people...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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