Herald Staff Report

Sen. Michael Bennet undergoes surgery, requires no further treatment

Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado had successful surgery for prostate cancer and requires no further treatment, a spokeswoman said Friday. Earlier this month, the 54-year-old Democratic senator said...

DATE: April 19, 2019 | UPDATED: 15 hours 3 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango and Silverton railroad clears path for first ride May 4

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, with the help of Durango-based Bonds Construction, has cleared the 45-mile track from Durango to Silverton. Bonds Construction posted to its Facebook...

DATE: April 19, 2019 | UPDATED: 15 hours 10 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 15

About 115 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about what those gray plastic discs installed on top of metal lids of water meter pits do, with 87% of...

DATE: April 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Herald wins 45 awards in annual press contests, including 2 for general excellence

The Durango Herald staff won 45 awards Friday and Saturday in two major newspaper contests, including awards for general excellence, best website and public service journalism. The newspaper won...

DATE: April 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Prescribed fire scheduled at Chimney Rock National Monument

Fire officials on the Pagosa Ranger District in the San Juan National Forest will conduct prescribed fire operations in Chimney Rock National Monument as early as Monday. Less than 100 acres across...

DATE: April 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 14

About 100 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about Lake Nighthorse opening, with 95% of respondents correctly identifying the lake as having opened...

DATE: April 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Residents affected by bullying will share their stories

Durango Diaries, the twice-a-month storyteller series hosted by The Durango Herald , will be held Wednesday. Three Durango residents who are either experts about or victims of bullying will talk...

DATE: April 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vallecito Reservoir prepares for spring runoff

The spring flush has begun. For three days this week, Vallecito Reservoir has been releasing a deluge of water, ranging between 400 to 1,700 cubic feet per second. Ken Beck, superintendent of Pine...

DATE: April 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 13

About 110 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about what two challenges the new director of the Southwestern Water Conservation District will face,...

DATE: April 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Public Library to host Literary Festival

Durango Public Library will host the 2019 Literary Festival, beginning Monday and continuing Tuesday and Thursday, at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. The keynote speaker will be...

DATE: April 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Durango residents who made mid-life career shifts share their stories

Durango Diaries, the twice-a-month storyteller series hosted by The Durango Herald , will be held Wednesday. Three Durango residents who made dramatic career shifts will share the stories of the...

DATE: April 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 12

About 130 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about what tool Durango resident Rachel Turiel using to resolve conflict, with 74 percent of respondents...

DATE: March 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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