Herald Staff Report

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 60

About 80 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about non-native fish, with 76% of respondents correctly answering, “Out-compete native species and take...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 59

About 40 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about DHS girls lacrosse, with 70% of respondents correctly answering, “No coach.” Participants scored...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community Foundation helps direct $1.82 million in charitable giving

The Community Foundation Serving Southwest Colorado coordinated $1.82 million in charitable giving in the region in 2019, down almost half from 2018’s contributions. Giving to nonprofits and...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Want to ask the Democratic presidential candidates a question?

The Democratic debate Wednesday in Las Vegas made it clear the presidential candidates have varying policy plans for important issues affecting Southwest Colorado, such as climate change, health...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Man found dead in Vallecito home

A man found unconscious on the floor of his Vallecito home died Monday at Mercy Regional Medical Center. Law enforcement does not suspect foul play in the death of 55-year-old Roland M. Earp III,...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

On Wednesday, Durango Diaries to host discussion with local business owners

Durango Diaries, the biweekly storyteller series hosted by The Durango Herald , is back Wednesday with three local business owners who have grown their startups from small, scrappy companies into...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man sentenced in swastika case is arrested for burglary

A Durango man was arrested this month for burglary just weeks after a judge sentenced him to probation for vandalizing homes in Three Springs. The La Plata County Sheriff’s Office alleges River...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 58

About 65 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about students having adequate food, with 88% of respondents correctly answering, “Feel better and...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Skijoring returns to Silverton this weekend

Skijoring followed by motorcycle racing will be featured this weekend in Silverton. Opening ceremonies for 2020 Silverton Skijoring will be held at noon Saturday and Sunday on Blair Street from...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Presidential primary ballots should start arriving this week in La Plata County

Presidential primary ballots should start hitting mailboxes this week in anticipation of the March 3 election. La Plata County Clerk & Recorder Tiffany Parker said 14,904 ballots were mailed to...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Irish folk/ballad band The High Kings reschedule show

Because of a delay in the band members’ visas in Ireland, Irish folk band The High Kings will not be able to perform as scheduled Feb. 15 at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College,...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 57

About 70 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about proposed trails, with 84% of respondents correctly answering, “Management strategies for trails...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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