Herald Staff Report

Rocky Mountain PBS honors the late Bliss Bruen

Rocky Mountain PBS has named its Regional Innovation Center at Fort Lewis College after Durango resident Bliss Bruen. Bruen, who died in September 2018, was a longtime community organizer,...

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

Ska wins at Good Food Awards, debuts Green Silo Saison

Ska Brewing Co.’s True Blonde Ale was recognized as a winner at the 2019 Good Food Awards on Friday at the San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center. The beer is a medium-bodied blonde...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Federal shutdown changes deadline for SNAP recipients

Because of the federal government shutdown, the deadline for people who receive benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program has changed. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Alan Plummer Associates acquires FEI Engineers

FEI Engineers, a water and wastewater engineering firm with offices in Durango and Denver, has been purchased by Alan Plummer Associates Inc., a Fort Worth, Texas-based water and wastewater...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Workshop examines mental health at work

A three-part workshop, Mental Wealth in the Workplace, will be presented by the Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center in January at the Durango Public Library. The workshop will...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Great Decisions series to be held at Durango library

The Durango Great Decisions International Affairs facilitated discussion program will begin its 2019 schedule Jan. 26. Eight timely international affairs discussion topics are suggested annually by...

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

Radon workshops and test kits available

January is National Radon Action Month, and San Juan Basin Public Health and Colorado State University Extension Office will hold free radon testing workshops and provide free radon kits to...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County elected officials sworn in Tuesday

Newly elected officials in La Plata County were sworn in Tuesday. The November election brought in some new faces, as well as some old. A total of seven people were sworn in Tuesday at the La Plata...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silverton dog sled race will be moved to Molas Lake Park

Event organizers of a dog sled race planned for this weekend have changed the location of the competition. The first Silverton Flying Sled Dog Races were originally planned to be held on the north...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Some finalists named in Durango Chamber of Commerce awards

Finalists have been named in six categories for the annual Durango Rocks event to be held Jan. 17 at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College. The event, presented by the Durango Chamber of...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Avalanche kills Longmont man on Red Mountain Pass

Peter Marshall, a 40-year-old man from Longmont, was killed Saturday in an avalanche near Red Mountain Pass. Ouray County Corner Colleen Hollenbeck confirmed the fatality and said an autopsy will...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

LPEA to offer open house about scholarships

La Plata Electric Association will host an open house from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Jan. 15 at the co-op’s headquarters, 45 Stewart St., to help high school seniors and their parents with the application...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

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