Herald Staff Report

Mitchell, 'Scooby' vs. world in Okla.

American Quarter Horse exhibitor Nicole Mitchell of Durango will compete in the 2009 Ford American Quarter Horse Youth Association World Championship Show in Oklahoma City on July 31-Aug....

DATE: July 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

DEVO draws stars to short track

For a simple local short track circuit Wednesday nights, the Animas Orthopedic Associates and Durango DEVO weekly races are drawing a lot of attention from a lot of big names.Travis Brown, a former...

DATE: July 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Sports

Summer fling to be held

The First Southern Baptist Church and Matthews House will host their inaugural summer fling from 4 to 8 p.m. July 11 at 1715 West Second Ave.There will be free food, live music, face painting, an...

DATE: July 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Religion

Miller gets new principal

A North Carolina educator will replace Bruce Hankins as principal of Miller Middle School.Tam Smith of Apex, N.C., was recently hired as principal of the school, which serves 510 students in grades...

DATE: July 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

McInnis files to run for governor

Republican Scott McInnis filed papers Wednesday to create a campaign committee and begin fundraising for a 2010 bid to be governor of Colorado."Our challenge is to demonstrate the vision and...

DATE: July 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Short history of freedom to be at Buckley

To remember the reason for the celebration, important founding documents including the Declaration of Independence will be read starting at 11 a.m. in Buckley Park.Linda Schott, who coordinated the...

DATE: July 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Feel the Rush: DEVO blooms at Wildflower

Many of Durango's youth cyclists felt the rush of winning - and camaraderie - in last weekend's Wildflower Rush bike event.The Crested Butte race series, held from June 20-21, is the third team...

DATE: June 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Sports

Basin Rodeo Team claims state high school honors

The local Basin Rodeo Team wrapped up the spring season at the Colorado State High School Rodeo Finals in Lamar last weekend.The local high school rodeo competitors brought home a bevy of top...

DATE: June 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

River victim identified

The 35-year-old mother of three who died on the upper Animas River on Friday has been identified as Laurie Clemmons of Texas.San Juan County Undersheriff Kristine Burns confirmed the woman's name...

DATE: June 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Adventurers take Purgatory Challenge

They kayaked.They rode.And they ran.Intrepid adventure racers from throughout the Rocky Mountain West tackled the unique test of the 2009 Purgatory Challenge in Durango on Friday, Saturday and...

DATE: June 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Age doesn't slow Corra

Durango's Alex Corra had a busy weekend for a middle-aged storekeeper, winning the USA Wildwater national championship Friday and taking his record-tying sixth win in the 61st annual FIBArk...

DATE: June 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Sports

Wells hits the road in Jersey

Todd Wells took a break from his busy schedule on the pro mountain bike circuit last weekend and took part in the ironically named Giro Di Jersey road stage race in northern New Jersey.The five-day...

DATE: June 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Sports

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