Herald Staff Report

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 33

About 75 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on questions about the West Nile Virus and consumer decision making, with 75% of respondents correctly answering “Most...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College women’s golf picked ninth in RMAC

Coaches in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference have a tossup on their hands as to who will win the conference crown in women’s golf, but Dixie State University is the narrow favorite, according...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | UPDATED: 20 hours 44 minutes ago | CATEGORY: College Sports

Haviland and Electra lakes to be drained; fish limits lifted

Two reservoirs north of Durango will be drained in the coming weeks. It’s a free-for-all for fish on Haviland Lake as wildlife officials prepare to drain the reservoir about 18 miles north of...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 16 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

City of Durango accepting comments on greenhouse gas emissions inventory

The city of Durango has released a draft of the Community Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory. The report, developed by the city in partnership with local scientists and Thriving Earth Exchange,...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 32

About 60 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about the Mark Redwine trial, with 81% of respondents correctly answering “Judge Jeffrey Wilson.”...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Volleyball picked middle of the RMAC for Fort Lewis College

Coaches in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference picked Colorado School of Mines to repeat as champion. The Orediggers received nine first-place votes out of a possible 15 and 214 points total in...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Texas woman dies while off-roading outside Silverton

A Texas woman died Tuesday while riding an off-highway vehicle in the backcountry of the San Juan Mountains, north of Silverton. The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office wrote in a post to social media...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Front hill leading to Fort Lewis College will reopen Wednesday

The front hill to Fort Lewis College on East Eighth Avenue will reopen Wednesday morning after an extended closure for road maintenance. The road had to be closed June 26 to allow crews to dig up...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Water outage reported Monday morning

An emergency water line repair was underway Monday at the intersection of Florida Road and Oak Drive, cutting off water service to businesses and homes in the area, according to the city of...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Victim identified, murder suspect arrested in Archuleta County death

The Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office on Friday identified a woman who was killed earlier this week and arrested a man suspected of killing her. The death was reported about 4:45 a.m. Wednesday in...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vehicle rolls near U.S. Highway 550 and Trimble Lane

A single car rolled over Friday afternoon near U.S. Highway 550 near Trimble Lane north of Durango, according to Colorado State Patrol. Initial reports indicated a person may have been pinned...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Botanical Society to dedicate ‘Cindy Smart Miniature Tree Garden’

The Durango Botanical Society will honor Cindy Smart, who recently retired as executive director, with the naming of a garden in her honor, the “Cindy Smart Miniature Tree Garden,” from 11 a.m. to...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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