Herald Staff Report

Grand Junction exploits big inning

The Tigers used one big inning.The Grand Junction High School baseball team put together a six-run rally in the bottom of the second to secure a 9-4 victory over Durango on Friday afternoon in...

DATE: March 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Turkey hunting season opens April 11

It's time for hunters to talk turkey.Colorado's spring turkey hunting season opens April 11, offering hunters one of the state's most unique field experiences.According to information from the...

DATE: March 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Wolverines on track with blazing start

The Bayfield High School track team raced off to a blazing start to the new season with a pair of second-place team finishes at the annual Hotchkiss Invitational last weekend.The BHS girls and boys...

DATE: March 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fort Lewis College Environmental Center kicks off Earth Week

Co-founder and executive editor of Yes! magazine Sarah Ruth van Gelder will highlight Fort Lewis College's Earth Week activities, which begin today.Events continue almost daily through April 5 and...

DATE: March 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

Tri-State to purchase solar-power project

The wholesale electricity supplier for La Plata County has signed a contract to purchase the output from the largest-ever photovoltaic project by an electric cooperative. It is scheduled to be...

DATE: March 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

High school wrestlers add to '09 honors

Wrestling honors continue to pour in for the area's high school wrestlers.Four Bayfield High School wrestlers recently were named to the all-conference team from the Class 3A Intermountain...

DATE: March 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mesa State sweeps Skyhawks

Mesa State College took advantage of its home field - chilly weather and all.The Mesa State softball team swept a Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference doubleheader from Fort Lewis College 5-3 and 7-5...

DATE: March 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

LPEA to inspect

La Plata Electric Association crews will conduct routine maintenance and inspections in rural La Plata County during the coming months.Crews will also trim and remove trees that pose a hazard to...

DATE: March 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

DHS JV defeats BHS foe, friend

Bayfield took its first loss of the season Tuesday at Wolverine Country Stadium, to a JV squad coached by the coach's best friend."Ex-teammates and still best friends," Durango JV girls soccer...

DATE: March 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Pacific tops FLC lacrosse

The Fort Lewis College women's lacrosse team lost 20-10 to Pacific in Grand Junction on Monday afternoon. The Skyhawks trailed just 8-2 at the half, but Pacific pulled away late in a game that got...

DATE: March 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

DHS girls 4th, boys 7th of 18

The Durango High School track team competed in the Mickey Dunn Invitational in Grand Junction on Saturday, with the girls finishing fourth in combined team scoring and the boys coming in...

DATE: March 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

High wind causes power blips in Durango

Sunday's wind gusts were blamed for two power outages in La Plata County, but La Plata Electric Association was able to restore power to all customers by the evening.At 6:30 p.m., repairs were...

DATE: March 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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