Herald Staff Report

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 117

About 130 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about a new requirement at Fort Lewis College, with 98% of respondents correctly answering, “COVID-19...

DATE: April 15, 2021 | UPDATED: 1 day 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police warn of spike in car thefts

The Durango Police Department is warning of increasing vehicle thefts in town. Vehicle thefts in Durango increased from 36 in 2019 to 54 in 2020. Eleven vehicles have been stolen so far in 2021....

DATE: April 15, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Red flag warning in effect for Southwest Colorado

A red flag warning of extremely dry and windy conditions favorable to the spread of wildfires is in effect for Southwest Colorado through 8 p.m. Sunday. A red flag warning means a combination of...

DATE: April 11, 2021 | UPDATED: 6 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 116

About 140 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about expanded vaccine eligibility, with 98% of respondents correctly answering, “Anyone 16 and older.”...

DATE: April 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan Basin Archaeological Society to host talk about Aztec Ruins

San Juan Basin Archaeological Society will host a talk called “Methodology and Documentation of Historic Names at Aztec Ruins” by Fred Blackburn at 7 p.m. Wednesday on Zoom. Blackburn’s current...

DATE: April 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Durango Chamber of Commerce awards slated for an April 28 online event

Finalists have been named in five categories that will be presented at the Durango Chamber of Commerce’s annual Durango Rocks Award ceremony to be held online April 28. The event will be held...

DATE: April 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College to hold 7 outdoor commencement ceremonies

With an increasing supply of the COVID-19 vaccination, Fort Lewis College has decided to host seven small, outdoor, in-person commencement ceremonies in 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic prevented Fort...

DATE: April 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 115

About 90 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about a baby born with certain antibodies, with 97% of respondents correctly answering “Coronavirus.”...

DATE: April 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Applying to Fort Lewis College: There’s an app for that

Prospective Fort Lewis College students for the 2022-23 school year can use Common App, an online application platform used by students, counselors and advisers across the country and the world....

DATE: April 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Firefighters contain brush fire in Oxbow Park & Preserve

Firefighters contained a brush fire Friday afternoon in Oxbow Park & Preserve in north Durango. Durango Fire Protection District Marshal Karola Hanks said as of 5 p.m. the fire was contained at...

DATE: April 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 114

About 100 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about Farmington Fire Chief David Burke, with 91% of respondents correctly answering “To retire.”...

DATE: March 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Public Library creates Tough Topics collection

Durango Public Library has a new collection designed to help adults discuss sensitive subjects with children. According to a news release issued Friday, the materials, which include books, a guide...

DATE: March 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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