Playwrights invited to submit plays to DAC

The Durango Arts Center invites emerging and established playwrights to submit original plays to the 10-Minute Play Contest. Annually, DAC receives more than 100 submissions from around the...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Volunteers of America housing veterans in need

In 2009, the federal government set a goal to end veterans homelessness in five years. While that deadline has passed, additional housing programs have reached veterans across the region. “We are...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

County land-use code rewrite plan laid out

A firm tasked with rewriting La Plata County’s land-use code has laid out a path for the process, including which concerns will be addressed and how the new code will be formatted. Texas-based...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sarah Vowell to perform Thursday at concert hall

Next Thursday at the Fort Lewis Community Concert Hall, New York Times bestselling author, “This American Life” editor and commentator and frequent “Daily Show” guest Sarah Vowell will be making...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Indigenous Comic Con highlights Native American artists

When someone opens a comic book, turns on a video game or just watches TV, rarely is he or she greeted by Native American characters. And when those characters are present, they are frequently...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Consolation in hard times: The Brahms Requiem

Editor’s note: Judith Reynolds is singing in the combined chorus of 122 singers drawn from Durango, Farmington, Telluride and Fort Lewis College. By Judith Reynolds Special to the Herald The San...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

Photo: Aglow with color

DATE: Nov. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM walks out of Shiprock meeting

Bureau of Land Management personnel were heavily criticized Thursday for walking out of what was supposed to be a community meeting in Shiprock, New Mexico, to discuss the future of oil and gas...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

State House Republicans oust leadership after lackluster election

DENVER – Republicans held control of the Colorado Senate following Tuesday’s election, but they lost three seats in the House, spurring a change in leadership. In terms of power, nothing changed...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Newly created primaries a challenge for election officials

Unaffiliated voters account for about one-third of Colorado’s electorate, and on Tuesday, voters approved two propositions that will bring those without political affiliation into the fold in...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trump meets with Obama as whirlwind transition starts

WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump and President Barack Obama pledged Thursday to work together after their first-ever meeting, starting the whirlwind transition that will unfold over the...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Trump’s victory emotional for many

Tuesday’s presidential election results triggered a slew of emotions for Durangoans, from shock, disappointment and grief to pride and pleasant surprise. Despite some of President-elect Donald...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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