Herald Staff Report

Tiffany church included on county’s historic register

A Hispanic church in Tiffany has been officially listed on La Plata County’s historic register. County commissioners Tuesday unanimously voted to include the Iglesias de San Antonia Catholic Church...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Asphalt overlay begins on East Animas Road north of Durango

Construction to improve the surface of East Animas Road (County Road 250) started Monday and could slow traffic for 2½ weeks. The 5.5 mile asphalt overlay project will extend from Hidden Falls...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Durango Herald will cease Monday print edition

Beginning Oct. 7, The Durango Herald will no longer publish a print edition on Monday. The Herald will publish its printed newspaper each Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The Herald first...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 37

About 80 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about the Potawatomi Leadership Program, with 66% of respondents correctly answering, “Eagle feathers.”...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango resident will serve as general counsel to Fort Lewis College

The Colorado Attorney General’s Office announced Wednesday that Carolyn Linsey will serve as general counsel to Colorado Mesa University and Fort Lewis College. Linsey will be based in Durango and...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

State ‘working around-the-clock’ to fix Human Services issue

A new system for processing food benefits, financial aid and medical assistance for Colorado residents will eventually provide faster and more reliable care, once the kinks are worked out, state...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lotto ticket worth $3 million sold in Durango

A winning jackpot Lotto ticket worth $3 million was sold Saturday at Albertsons in Durango to someone who has yet to claim the prize. The Colorado Lottery tracks where and when winning tickets are...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Diaries hosts session on historical crimes

Durango Diaries, the biweekly storyteller series hosted by The Durango Herald , is back Wednesday, as three local residents share stories about historical crimes committed in La Plata County. The...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT begins bridge fixes south of Durango

Repair work on three bridges will begin Sept. 23 south of Durango as part of a $2.6 million project expected to be complete in spring 2020. The project is part of the Colorado Department of...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prescribed burns under way in San Juan National Forest

Aerial ignition operations were conducted Sunday on two prescribed burns in the San Juan National Forest. Linda Parker, public information officer on the burns with the U.S. Forest Service, said on...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 36

About 75 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about a bear-related crash, with 80% of respondents correctly answering, “It ran off.” Participants...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Upper Pine Fire Protection District hosts 9/11 Stair Climb

Upper Pine Fire Protection District hosted the second annual 9/11 Stair Climb on Wednesday at the Durango SkySteps leading to Fort Lewis College. Fire Capt. Josh Schmidt spoke at the event, with...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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