Herald Staff Report

Durango Dodgers win classy

Not only did the Durango Dodgers take bronze at the American Athletic Baseball Congress (AABC) State Tournament in Bloomfield, N.M., two weekends ago, the team of 11- and 12-year-olds won the...

DATE: July 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Sports

Ellefson adds to local haul at national championships

On top of the six national championships that the Durango DEVO team won and the narrow misses by Durangoan Todd Wells, Lars Ellefson added to the impressive local haul last weekend at the USA...

DATE: July 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

S. Utes want federal fix for irrigation ditch

The Southern Ute Tribal Council is giving its strong support for the introduction of both the U.S. House and Senate bills that would require the Secretary of the Interior to repair the Pine River...

DATE: July 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC raises more funds

The Fort Lewis College Foundation reported Tuesday that it has seen a 33 percent increase in fundraising contributions - from $1,901,032 to $2,534,202 - from June 30, 2008, to this year.Colleges...

DATE: July 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Garbage truck spill snarls traffic

DATE: July 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man hits cyclist

A Durango man was involved in a recent collision that killed an Ophir bicyclist.Christopher Schell, 21, of Durango, was driving on Lizard Head Pass on Friday when John "Captain Jack" Albert Carey,...

DATE: July 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

DEVO wins five national titles

After five days of teeth-clenching sprints, bone-crushing tumbles and ear-damaging revelry, the Durango Junior Development Mountain Bike Team (DEVO) can finally rest on its laurels.Its many...

DATE: July 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Feeling cranky: Wells walks bike across line

How does it feel to be one descent away from a possible national championship and have faulty equipment snatch that chance away from you?Durango's Todd Wells summed it up in a release to The...

DATE: July 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Sports

Swim club beats the heat

With just fewer than half its qualified swimmers attending last weekend's Western Slope Championships, the Durango Swim Club took a glass-half-full approach.Only 31 swimmers, ages 6 to 18, made the...

DATE: July 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Plane shuts down engine

A firefighting tanker landed safely at Durango-La Plata County Airport on Monday after shutting down a troublesome engine.The four-engine Lockheed P2V landed using three engines. The airplane has...

DATE: July 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pops Night to feature Big Band sound

Music in the Mountains' annual Pops Night will take on a different sound this year - the Big Band sound of the 1930s and '40s. Cleveland Pops Orchestra founder and conductor Carl Topilow, who...

DATE: July 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango Democrat to run for House seat

Durango Democrat Brian O'Donnell has formally entered the race for Southwest Colorado's state House seat.O'Donnell, 38, signaled last month that he was interested in the seat currently held by Rep....

DATE: July 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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