Colorado cream rises to top

Playing the Colorado cream is never easy. Playing the Colorado cream on the road is even more difficult.For the second consecutive season, however, the Durango Demons' girls basketball team has...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

BHS boys open '09 with W

The Bayfield High School boys basketball team opened 2009 with a road win over Navajo Prep in Farmington on Saturday afternoon.The Wolverines, who built a 10-point halftime lead, held on for a...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

BHS takes second in Pagosa Springs

The Bayfield High School wrestlers jumped right back onto the mats Saturday, taking second place in the prestigious Rocky Mountain Invitational at Pagosa Springs.The Wolverines, who had 11 placers...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Demons swim to 2 victories

Day to day, week to week, the Durango Demons are making believers of co-head swim coaches Tom Coxwell and Jordan Parker."We are just more and more impressed every weekend," Parker said. "They...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ignacio boys 2-0 after big victory at Dove Creek

Finally.The Ignacio High School boys basketball team finally got on the court for an official game.The Bobcats took advantage of the opportunity with an overpowering performance at Dove Creek on...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ignacio wrestlers split twin duals

The Ignacio High School wrestling team split a pair of team duals on Friday, crushing Sargent 61-6 and then losing a thriller to No. 1-ranked Paonia 44-31.The matches were the first of the new year...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango swimmers dominate dual meet

The Durango High School girls swim team started 2009 just like they finished 2008.The Demons kicked off the new year with a dominating performance in the Fort Lewis College pool Friday afternoon,...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Demons lose to Denver power

Montbello surged away from the Durango Demons on Friday night in Denver, pulling away from the DHS boys basketball team 64-42.Richard Montoya helped the Demons to a quick start. He hit three...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Tour de Ski event returns Jan. 24

The Tour de Ski, a long-distance cross country ski test, is back.Skiers are needed, and volunteers are needed.The second annual Nordic skate-ski race will make its return on Saturday, Jan. 24.The...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

FLC will host economy forum

Fort Lewis College will host the Southwest Business Forum 2009 on Friday. The forum will be held from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Community Concert Hall.Each year, the forum draws business and...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Business

Creede shuts down BHS boys

The Creede Miners spoiled Bayfield High School's return to prep basketball on Tuesday night.The Miners, with a rally in the second half, knocked off the Bayfield boys 50-45 at the BHS gym."They've...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

LPEA returns to doing billing

La Plata Electric Association is bringing its billing back home.Effective Thursday, all electric-bill payments were to be directed to LPEA headquarters in Durango, Chief Financial Officer Dennis...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News