Herald Staff Report

Storm drops double-digit snow amounts throughout La Plata County

After a chaotic morning in Southwest Colorado, with some areas reporting double-digit snow totals, it appears winter weather and the associated impacts are winding up. Coal Bank, Molas and Red...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 6

About 80 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about what the Durango-La Plata County Airport plans to purchase for $3.9 million , with 95 percent of...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storms may bring heavy snow to San Juan Mountains

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a winter storm watch to take effect Wednesday afternoon and last through midday Friday. The NWS says a series of storms hold the potential...

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

Durango airport approved for $3.9 million land purchase

Durango-La Plata County Airport has been given the green light to pursue a $3.9 million purchase of 12.5 acres to help meet future expansion needs. La Plata County commissioners on Tuesday...

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

Bayfield babysitter accused of child abuse found not guilty

A Bayfield baby sitter accused of abusing an infant child was found not guilty on all charges Monday. After a 2½-day trial, a jury of six people acquitted Bridget Craig on two counts of child...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Health care forum to be held Saturday in Durango

Colorado’s health care costs are rising. Insurance options, particularly on the Western Slope, are dwindling. And insurance premiums in mountain communities are among the highest in the nation. In...

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

CDOT awarded $1.25 million for Red Mountain Pass work

The Colorado Department of Transportation on Wednesday was awarded $1.25 million to pay back funds used to repair U.S. Highway 550 on Red Mountain Pass from rock and mudslide damage in summer 2018....

DATE: Feb. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 5

About 135 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about what the Gable House Bed & Breakfast was used for from 1913 to 1959 , with 80 percent of...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Diaries Season 3 will start with expert storytellers

Durango Diaries, the biweekly storyteller series hosted by The Durango Herald , will kick off Wednesday with three local experts talking about how they have honed their skills at sharing stories in...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Incoming storm could bring 2 feet of snow to San Juan Mountains

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction issued a winter storm warning Tuesday that holds the largest predicted snow totals for a single storm so far this winter in Southwest Colorado. The...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wolf Creek Pass reopens after avalanche mitigation

UPDATED: Avalanche control work was completed as of 7:34 a.m. The Colorado Department of Transportation will conduct avalanche mitigation beginning at 6 a.m. Tuesday on U.S. Highway 160 over Wolf...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man’s lawsuit against city dismissed

A Durango man’s lawsuit against the city of Durango alleging the city turned off his water without proper notice, which ultimately resulted in two water pumps being destroyed, was dismissed Monday....

DATE: Feb. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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