Herald Staff Report

Southern Ute fire agency plans brush burn

Southern Ute Agency Fire Management began a planned brush pile burn in Sandoval Canyon on Wednesday. The 120-acre burn was scheduled to continue until Friday but stalled because of weather...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2019 | UPDATED: 19 hours 11 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter weather advisory forecasts snow in mountains

A winter weather advisory is in effect until 5 p.m. Thursday as an incoming snowstorm could drop up to a foot of new snow in the high country of the San Juan Mountains. The National Weather Service...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 48

About 60 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about Vallecito Reservoir’s Nordic ski trail system, with 80% of respondents correctly answering,...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Power restored to about 1,000 homes before nightfall Sunday

Nearly 1,000 homes and businesses in southwest La Plata County avoided a cold night without power Sunday thanks to an all-day effort by La Plata Electric Association crews. Around 6:30 a.m. Sunday,...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Washington Post names Durango a ‘Hallmark movie town’

The Washington Post has given Durango the honorary distinction of being a “Hallmark movie town” and says the chances for love in this supposedly fairy-tale Southwest Colorado town are at every...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Police looking for man suspected of breaking into Durango Outdoor Exchange

The Durango Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who is suspected of trying to break into Durango Outdoor Exchange. The man was caught on surveillance camera...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Letters to Santa can be dropped off at The Durango Herald

Santa Claus has selected The Durango Herald to help collect letters this year from local children. Santa is also accepting letters via email at santa@durangoherald.com. If possible, please...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango-area winter trail closures to take effect Sunday

Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds Durango-area trail users that several areas will close to public access starting Sunday to protect wildlife. Most of the closures will last through April 15....

DATE: Dec. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 47

About 50 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about skijoring fundraising, with 66% of respondents correctly answering, “Higher entrance fees.”...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Wolf Creek Pass to temporarily close Saturday morning

The west side of Wolf Creek Pass will be closed Saturday morning for avalanche mitigation work. Wolf Creek Ski Area posted to its website it was advised by the Colorado Department of...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Singing with Santa event scheduled for tonight is moved

Tonight’s Singing with Santa caroling procession on Main Avenue has been moved to the La Plata County Fairgrounds as a result of snowy and rainy weather. Santa will still make an appearance, and...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

National forest Christmas tree permits on sale

Christmas tree permits, which allow people to cut their own holiday tree, are on sale for $8 at San Juan National Forest offices and selected retail outlets in Southwest Colorado. A permit allows...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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