Herald Staff Report

DHS proves mettle at big meet

It wasn't just a mirage."We accomplished what we came down here to do," Durango High School girls co-head coach Tom Coxwell said Saturday. "We're not just a flash in the pan. We are a good swim...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

FLC men defeat Mines by 7 in Golden

After their "customary slow start," Fort Lewis College rallied for a "tough" 71-64 victory against Colorado School of Mines in Golden on Friday night.Fort Lewis came from behind to lead 37-35 at...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

'Hawks swarm 'Digger women

It took more than 5 minutes for Colorado Mines to discover its own net. By that time, Fort Lewis College already had built an 18-0 lead."We put the pressure on 'em," Skyhawks women's basketball...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

DHS loses SWL opener

The Durango High School boys basketball team dropped its Southwestern League opener 76-49 at Montrose on Friday night.Montrose sophomore Nathan Robertson led all scorers with 25 points.Shad Jennsen...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Montrose girls defeat Durango by 41

Playing their first game without standout senior point guard Katerina Garcia, the Durango girls lost 60-19 in Montrose on Friday night to open conference play.The Lady Indians moved to 14-1 (1-0...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Spoken word series to start at new library

The Durango Public Library's is initiating a spoken-word series this month. The first production will be a free, readers' theater version of the late Welsh poet Dylan Thomas' one-act play "Under...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

2009 Snowdown Follies tickets to go on sale Saturday

Herald Staff ReportThe annual scramble to lay hands on scarce tickets for the Snowdown Follies "Snowdown in Da Nile!" starts Saturday.About 580 tickets will be sold Saturday at the Elks Lodge in a...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Barnes makes biathlon history

Durango native and U.S. Olympian Lanny Barnes helped make biathlon history recently in Germany.Barnes, a member of the U.S. Olympic Biathlon Team, participated in one of biathlon's premier events,...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Meeting about Idaho mine set

State mining regulators will have an informational meeting about the Idaho gold mine Wednesday in Durango.Officials from the Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety will be at the meeting and...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango mites finish runner-up in Telluride

Durango split a pair of youth hockey games last weekend at the Telluride Mites Tournament against Gunnison and host Telluride.The Durango Steamers, a member of the Durango Area Youth Hockey...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Sports

Police investigating man's shooting death in Ignacio

A man who died in Ignacio early in the morning on New Year's Day was slain, police say.Larry John Fuller, 49, a La Plata County resident, died from a gunshot wound, according to autopsy...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Second case of pertussis reported

Durango School District 9-R on Wednesday reported its second case of pertussis, also known as whooping cough. The disease was diagnosed in a student at Miller Middle School.The Miller student as...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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