Road work starts Monday, lasts all summer, east of Pagosa Springs

Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor A&S Construction Services will start a four-month pavement resurfacing project Monday on a 14.3-mile section of U.S. Highway 160, from mile...

DATE: April 25, 2018 | UPDATED: 30 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Herald staff wins press awards

Three media groups have awarded The Durango Herald for outstanding work in 2017. Judges commended the newspaper for stories and photographs, as well as its website. “Once again, our journalists...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | UPDATED: 10 hours 29 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Residents to share stories of immigration

Immigration. The word itself evokes a range of emotions for different people. Some immediately think of “illegal immigration,” a topic of much debate these days. Others think of their ancestors’...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police looking for suspects in marijuana shop burglary

Durango Police are trying to identify two male suspects that broke into a recreational marijuana shop late Saturday night. According to Sgt. Rita Warfield, two subjects forced entry around 9:25...

DATE: April 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Police Department investigating homicide

The Durango Police Department is investigating a homicide on Plymouth Drive, according to a city news release. A 51-year-old man was found dead in his home April 13, the release said. A medical...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Guinn Unger makes it onto primary ballot for state Senate seat

Bayfield resident and La Plata Electric board member Guinn Unger will be on the primary ballot in his bid to unseat state Sen. Don Coram, R-Montrose. Unger, a Democrat, petitioned onto the ballot....

DATE: April 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Gov. John Hickenlooper to deliver Fort Lewis College commencement address

Gov. John Hickenlooper will deliver the 2018 spring commencement address at Fort Lewis College on April 28. Nearly 500 students will graduate. Two ceremonies will be held in Whalen Gym to...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas Valley fifth-graders, DHS students receive honors

Durango students received some accolades this week. A team of Animas Valley Elementary fifth-graders advanced to the Global Finals of the Destination Imagination competition by finishing second in...

DATE: April 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Swim Club to host 12-hour Relay Challenge fundraiser for second consecutive year

The Durango Swim Club will hold its second annual 12-hour Relay Challenge on Saturday at the Durango Recreation Center. Teams for the challenge will feature four athletes taking turns swimming for...

DATE: April 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Mountain Capital Partners to manage Utah ski resort

Mountain Capital Partners announced it will enter an agreement to operate and manage Nordic Valley Ski Resort in Eden, Utah, about 25 minutes from downtown Ogden. James Coleman, managing partner of...

DATE: April 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Purgatory Resort offers free skiing on season’s final weekend

Purgatory Resort will offer free lift tickets Saturday and Sunday, its final weekend of the season. Purgatory will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, and snow is in the forecast later this...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Herald staff wins awards from state press organizations

COLORADO SPRINGS – Two Colorado press organizations have awarded The Durango Herald for outstanding work in 2017. Judges commended the newspaper for stories and photographs, as well as its website....

DATE: April 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News