Herald Staff Report

Camp isolates 68 found with flu

An outbreak of a flu-like illness has been reported at summer camp Kanakuk Colorado near Bayfield.According to a report released by the San Juan Basin Health Department, 68 people are being treated...

DATE: July 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pilot crashes glider in trees near strip

A pilot was taken to the hospital Sunday after the glider he was flying went down in the trees near the landing strip for the Durango Soaring Club.Durango Fire & Rescue Authority Capt. Lou Vito...

DATE: July 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colby retains climbing crown

Anthony Colby denied the field its vengeance Friday.The 30-year-old from Durango won the third annual Newton's Revenge in Pinkham Notch, N.H., marking his second victory in a row on the 7.6-mile...

DATE: July 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Sports

FLC history professor to discuss new book

Fort Lewis College history professor Duane Smith will discuss his recent book, Mesa Verde National Park, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at Maria's Bookshop.Smith teaches Southwest Studies at FLC and...

DATE: July 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

16-year-old found dead

A 16-year-old was found dead Monday morning at his house on County Road 223 and D Bar K Drive, several miles northeast of Elmore's Corner.The teenager's father found him in his bedroom and then...

DATE: July 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan River flows set to increase today

Declining river flows in the San Juan Basin are leading the Bureau of Reclamation to increase water releases from Navajo Reservoir to 800 cubic feet per second.The bureau releases water to maintain...

DATE: July 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Texas songwriter to play Steamworks on Thursday

Austin, Texas-based singer-songwriter Chris Brecht is an up-and-comer who stays true to his troubadour roots even as his career is beginning to bring material success.Brecht will team up with...

DATE: July 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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

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