Herald Staff Report

Contest week 4: How well do you know Durango’s public art?

The Creative Economy Commission and The Durango Herald are hosting a weekly competition for the community to discover some of the city’s public art pieces. Each Monday, the Herald will run a...

DATE: June 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

About 1,500 people in Animas Valley lose electricity

More than 1,500 homes and businesses in the Animas Valley were without electricity Wednesday, but power had been restored by 4 p.m. Indiana Reed, La Plata Electric Association spokeswoman, said...

DATE: June 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 24

About 145 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about what the La Plata County Assessor’s Office is doing to help assess property value, with 68% of...

DATE: June 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Law enforcement identifies man who died south of Durango

A La Plata County man who died by suicide Sunday south of Durango was identified Tuesday as Talmage Dawson Neal, 35. Neal was found about 6 p.m. at his home on County Road 218, said Sgt. Chris...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Public can view radar from station on Missionary Ridge

Information from a temporary radar system north of Durango is now available to be viewed by the public. La Plata County officials released a public link to view the imagery, which can be accessed...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata Electric Association warns of new scam

Residents and businesses are reminded not to be fooled by impersonators who claim to be representatives of La Plata Electric Association threatening to disconnect service for lack of payment....

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Contest week 3: How well do you know Durango’s public art?

The Creative Economy Commission and The Durango Herald are hosting a weekly competition for the community to discover some of the city’s public art pieces. Each Monday, the Herald will run a photo...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Herald welcomes three new members to news team

The Durango Herald welcomes three new journalists to its newsroom: Shannon Mullane, Benjamin Mandile and James Marshall. Mullane is a staff writer covering the Pine River Valley, including...

DATE: June 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 23

About 70 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about which local attraction will be featured on commemorative license plates, with 85% of respondents...

DATE: June 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 22

About 55 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about what may cause the Hardrock 100 to be canceled this year, with 88% of respondents correctly...

DATE: June 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Contest Week 2: How well do you know Durango’s public art?

The Creative Economy Commission and The Durango Herald are hosting a weekly competition for the community to discover some of the city’s public art pieces. Each Monday, the Herald will run a...

DATE: June 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Landowners can apply for Forest Legacy Program

Colorado landowners who want to protect environmentally valuable private forest areas that could someday be threatened by development or conversion to other non-forest uses – and who desire to...

DATE: June 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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