Position: Herald Staff Writer

And the West is History

100 years ago: Mrs. Louie Haberman, who for the past few days had been a house guest of Mrs. James A. Pulliam, returned home. 75 years ago: Sugar for home canning would be available to...

DATE: April 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: And the West is History

And the West is History

100 years ago: Andy Chitwood was down from his valley home for his usual visit to his son, Bill, at Mercy Hospital. 75 years ago: Karl Parker, who was an extension agent for Montezuma County...

DATE: April 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: And the West is History

Music in the Mountains adds four to board

Music in the Mountains recently appointed four new members to its Board of Directors: Bob Chaput, David Clark, David Habrat and Sydney Morris. “All four of our newest board members embody the...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Longtime Durango resident turns 95

Longtime Durango resident Margaret Turnell celebrated her 95th birthday April 14 with about 180 guests, including friends and family who live in Durango and others who traveled from all over the...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Friday fundraising event to benefit LGBTQ youth

The third annual spring benefit for Four Corners Rainbow Youth Center will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Powerhouse Science Center, 1333 Camino del Rio. Four Corners Rainbow Youth Center...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

And the West is History

100 years ago: J.F. Kirkendall was among those who enjoyed the mountain air with folks in Durango. 75 years ago: Ed Candelaria, “farmer and sheepman of the lower Piedra,” was a weekend business...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: And the West is History

North Main Avenue celebration to be held Saturday

A family-friendly community party – The Main Event – will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday on Main Avenue between 26th and 30th streets. The party will feature games and activities,...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College Veterans Club cooks chili for the homeless

Jake Yost isn’t much of a cook, but he was all in Monday helping to organize a meal for the Durango Community Shelter in an effort to give back to those who need it most. Tim Baxter, who lives at...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

And the West is History

100 years ago: Henry Berri, “the well-known local insurance man,” was reported to be confined to his bed at home, “threatened with an attack of pneumonia.” 75 years ago: People celebrated the...

DATE: April 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: And the West is History

And the West is History

100 years ago: After they attended a dance in Hesperus, “a party of Durango people” were driving home when “the lights of the machine went on the blink and while attempting to turn out to let a car...

DATE: April 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: And the West is History

Student from Bayfield named Youth of the Year

The Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County recently announced that it named Taylor Morris, a University of Denver freshman from Bayfield, as Youth of the Year and selected her to represent the area...

DATE: April 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community Foundation anticipates garden day, speaker event

Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado announced that Week of the Young Child – designated by the National Association for the Education of Young Children – will be observed Monday through...

DATE: April 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News