Herald Staff Report

Fort Lewis College will mentor CU Boulder postdoctoral students

Students completing their doctorates at the University of Colorado Boulder are now eligible for a newly formed postdoctoral teaching fellowship at Fort Lewis College. The new program, CU@FLC, is a...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College adds electric vehicle charging stations

Two electric vehicle charging stations have been installed in the Sitter Family Hall parking lot at Fort Lewis College. Four vehicles will be able to charge at once with each ChargePoint station...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Helicopter, firefighters battle small fire in Animas Valley

A firefighting crew and a helicopter were battling a small, lightning-caused wildfire Monday afternoon on the east side of the Animas Valley north of Durango. The Stevens Creek Fire was reported...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 82

About 120 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about La Plata Electric Association board member Jack Turner’s abrupt resignation, with 92% of...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Celebrate Colorado Day with free entrance into state parks Monday

To celebrate Colorado Day, and the 144th birthday of the state, Colorado Parks and Wildlife will offer free entry to 41 state parks Monday. Although the state recognizes this annual holiday on the...

DATE: July 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Independent La Plata County commission candidates make November ballot

It’s official: La Plata County’s two independent candidates for county commissioner are on the November ballot. As part of Colorado law, independent candidates must collect the number of signatures...

DATE: July 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about town: Durango elects its coolest pooch

The votes are not yet cast and counted for president – that won’t happen until Nov. 3 – but Durango has voted on its coolest dog, and the winner is 9-year-old Buddy II, who lives with Cathy...

DATE: July 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 81

About 140 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about certain students being unable to return to FLC, with 95% of respondents correctly answering,...

DATE: July 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Powell Brothers cancel Wild Horse shows – but there’s a bright side

Houston-based country/rock musicians The Powell Brothers were all set to play two nights this weekend at the Wild Horse Saloon, but because of the coronavirus pandemic and all the havoc it has...

DATE: July 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Power outage hits 2,000 LPEA members in Durango

About 2,000 La Plata Electric Association customers were without power Thursday for about 30 minutes in parts of downtown Durango and northwest of town after a car hit a power pole. The outage...

DATE: July 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Several highway bridge projects completed in La Plata County

The Colorado Department of Transportation has completed work on regional bridges requiring maintenance and repair. The project included improvements to several local structures: The U.S. Highway...

DATE: July 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nominations taken to fill La Plata County judge vacancy

Nominations are being taken to fill the position of La Plata County Court Judge Dondi J. Osborne, who will be retiring. To be eligible, an applicant must be a qualified voter in La Plata County and...

DATE: July 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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