Herald Staff Report

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

Former Durangoan to compete on new NBC game show

A former Durangoan will take center stage on NBC’s new game show. “The Titan Games,” which debuted Thursday, puts contestants through extreme tests of strength and endurance in head-to-head...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT: Don’t park in avalanche areas

Backcountry skiers and snowboarders: Don’t park your car in avalanche paths. That’s the message from the Colorado Department of Transportation. With recent storms blanketing the San Juan Mountains...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Power out near Electra Lake for nearly five hours

About 140 La Plata Electric Association customers were without power for almost five hours late Wednesday near Electra Lake, north of Durango. LPEA spokeswoman Indiana Reed said the outage was the...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

We asked, you answered: What local stories will have most interest in 2019

The Durango Herald asked online readers to rank which local stories are of most interest to them going into 2019. Local residents have no shortage of newsworthy stories to ponder. To name a few:...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hesperus Ski Area opens with 21-inch base, more on the way

Hesperus Ski Area has finally received enough snow to open for the season, a spokeswoman for the ski area said Monday. With a base of 21 inches of snow and another 15 inches forecast over the next...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

City of Durango posts New Year’s closures

The city of Durango has announced these closures and changes for New Year’s Day: City Administrative Offices will be closed Tuesday, including offices at City Hall, River City Hall, Durango Police...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

2018 a busy year in Durango’s business world

The 416 Fire, and its aftermath, left a scar on the business community in the Durango area in 2018, but most companies were able to weather the storm. Retail outlets, especially on Main Avenue,...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Herald introduces new legislative reporter

The Durango Herald has hired Ryan Maye Handy as its new reporter to cover the Colorado Legislature. Handy joins a long line of political reporters for the Herald to specifically cover lawmakers...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Denver firm completes sale of San Juan Basin assets

A Denver firm has completed its acquisition of about 90 oil wells in the San Juan Basin in northern New Mexico. In October, Encana Corp. announced it would sell its assets in the basin for $480...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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