Herald Staff Report

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

Bishop to visit Anglican Church

Bishop Royal Grote of the diocese of the Mid America Reformed Episcopal Church will preside over the worship service of All Saints Anglican Church on Sunday at the Durango Community Recreation...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Religion

Durango Hills fire near containment

Firefighters expect to have a three-acre fire in Durango Hills contained sometime today.The fire did not spread on Friday, said Columbine Ranger District Fire Management Officer Shawna Legarza. The...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado catfish record broken

urora angler Mike Stone is in the record book.Stone landed a 35-pound channel catfish while fishing at Aurora Reservoir on July 26, a state record, according to the Colorado Division of...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Cyclists to give peace a chance

They're going to give peace a chance - on their bicycles.The inaugural Colorado Peace Ride, a four-day, 238-mile bicycle tour around the San Juan Skyway, will take off from Durango on Sunday...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Wells earns top-10 WC finish

Geoff Kabush waited for home to claim his first World Cup victory in mountain bike racing."To win here, in my own country, it still hasn't sunk in," Kabush said on the Cyclingnews Web site. "I knew...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

County wants green policy input

La Plata County commissioners are taking the county's policies on local and environmental purchasing to the public.The county is conducting an online survey on its policy of paying 2 percent more...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Emergency crews respond to false airplane crash report

An apparent prank call sent emergency crews racing to afalsely reported plane crash site off of La Posta Road, south of Durango .Emergency scanner reports had numerous agencies responding...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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