Herald Staff Report

'The Lung' charges to 2nd

Over 7.6 miles and 4,650 feet of elevation - an average grade of 12 percent - age is just another number.At least it is for Durango cyclist Ned Overend, 53, who finished just 16 seconds behind...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Sports

FLC coach finishes third

Behind every bike racing record, there's a plan.And some powerful, tactical pedal power.A pair of Durango cyclists pushed the pedals in support of Lance Armstrong on Saturday at the Leadville Trail...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

'Animal' has height, Guereca has health

Ignacio boxer Elco Garcia will try to use his height - 5-foot-11 - to his advantage by preventing the 5-foot-6 Bernardo Guereca from getting within reach in their light middleweight bout tonight at...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Sports

Bresnan Internet, telephone service experiences outages

Internet users throughout Colorado, Montana and Wyoming faced "significant outages" Thursday night and Friday morning as Bresnan Communications service went down.Service for Bresnan's Internet and...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Obama tells town hall meeting attendees reform is critical

More than 1,600 people packed Warrior Stadium at Central High School in Grand Junction to hear President Barack Obama speak and takequestions from the audience about health care. ...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pension officials to hold meeting

Public employees and retirees will have a chance Wednesday to share their thoughts about the state's troubled pension plan.Officials from the Public Employees Retirement Association have scheduled...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

'Red Fire' burns 5 acres

Herald Staff ReportU.S. Forest Service crews were monitoring a small wildfire Wednesday that started in an area burned by the Missionary Ridge Fire in 2002.The new fire, called the Red Fire, is...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

D-Bats silence Thunder

From one Dallas to the next, Texas proved to be too big a challenge for the Four Corners Thunder.For the second consecutive night, a Dallas-area team defeated the Durango-based Connie Mack World...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Sports

El Pomar awards grants to local groups

Pointing to the economic downturn that has led to greater demands on nonprofits, El Pomar Foundation awarded grants to three local groups Tuesday.The United Way of Southwest Colorado, the Durango...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Crush ends summer with titles

The Durango Crush, a fifth- through seventh-grade competitive traveling basketball team, finished its spring and summer seasons recently with four first-place finishes and three runners-up finishes...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Sports

Local graduates from military training

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Caleb B. Roe graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.The airman completed an eight-week program that included training...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dove Creek blaze growing

A fire burning near the Dolores River about five miles east of Dove Creek grew to almost 1,000 acres by Saturday evening.The Narraguinnep Fire started Friday afternoon and was estimated at just...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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