Herald Staff Report

Durango receives award for '09 budget

The city of Durango has received top honors for its work on the 2009 budget.The Distinguished Budget Presentation Award is given by the Government Finance Officers Association and was announced by...

DATE: May 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local gymnasts take 6 1st-places at Elizabeth High

After its first weekend of spring competition, the Durango Gymnastics Academy qualified all 18 of its gymnasts for the regional competition July 17-18 in Aurora.Durango earned six first-place...

DATE: May 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Gaughan caps prep career with a 97

The Durango High School girls golf season ended Wednesday on the challenging Legacy Ridge Golf Course in Westminster at the Class 5A Regionals."It was a tough course. One of those courses with a...

DATE: May 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Pine Creek shuts out Durango 3-0

Pine Creek, the No. 6 seed in the Class 5A state girls soccer tournament, defeated No. 27 Durango 3-0 on Wednesday at District 20 Stadium in Colorado Spings in the first round of the playoffs."We...

DATE: May 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Playoff trims Tanner

One playoff hole.Luke Tanner of Fort Lewis College missed a bid to the NCAA Division II Golf Championships by one playoff hole.Tanner, a senior from Farmington, finished in a five-way tie for the...

DATE: May 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

'Hawks have room to fly

After two days of competition in Lincoln, Neb., the Fort Lewis College men's golf team is all but assured to finish shy of the NCAA Division II Championships.The top five teams at the 20-team...

DATE: May 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Historical Society recognizes residents

A frontier family and a local entertainment legend are the recipients of this year's Community Heritage Awards handed out by the La Plata County Historical Society.The Bar D Chuckwagon, which...

DATE: May 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC men ink 3 players

The Fort Lewis College men's basketball team signed three players in the last two weeks, adding to a program that has won three Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference championships in the last eight...

DATE: May 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

DHS track runs through rain, wind

The Durango High School track team battled rain and wind at the annual Tiger Invitational on Saturday at Stocker Stadium in Grand Junction.The Demons improved their standing in several events,...

DATE: May 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bayfield wins, then loses 8-6

Bayfield won, and then just like that, it was taken away.Waylan Sutton, who had just six at-bats for Bayfield before Saturday's playoff game, led off the bottom of the eighth inning with a...

DATE: May 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango falls 1 run shy

Durango fell one run shy."We just couldn't get another run across," Durango High School baseball coach Rob Coddington said.ThunderRidge, the No. 18 seed in the Class 5A state tournament, upset No....

DATE: May 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Lab confirms boy didn't die of flu

Flu has been ruled out as a cause in the sudden death of a 4-year-old Bondad boy Thursday, an official with the San Juan Basin Health Department said Saturday.The Colorado Department of Health and...

DATE: May 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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