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The Durango Herald launches membership program

To our readers, In the past few weeks, we launched a new way for our loyal readers to support local news, and we realize you might have questions. A new endeavor for us, The Durango Herald ’s...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Is Durango really the second-best driving city in Colorado?

Believe it or not, Durango was ranked as having the second-best drivers in the state of Colorado. Every year, Quote Wizard, a website that compares car insurance costs, puts together national...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman competes to be Maxim cover girl

Amanda Cristine Guffey – daughter of the family for which Lemon Dam is named – has passed seven rounds of voting in a competition to become Maxim Magazine ’s next cover girl. It’s a yearly...

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

Talk about town: What’s that big new structure in Hermosa?

Anyone wondering what that tall structure is being built north of the Hermosa gas station won’t receive much help from its name: “barndominium.” According to La Plata County’s Planning Department,...

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

Durango lands bit role in ‘Between Two Ferns: The Movie’

The city of Durango landed a small role in “Between Two Ferns: The Movie,” a feature-length film based on a web series of the same name. Durango is identified as one of several stops on a...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bar D Wranglers make big splash in The New York Times

Yee-haw, yippee-ki-yay, The Bar D Chuckwagon made the cover of The New York Times Arts section Saturday. Prime real estate, too. The top two-thirds of Page C1 were devoted to three photographs and...

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

Former Durango mayors endorse Hickenlooper for U.S. Senate

Two former Durango mayors endorsed former Colorado governor and U.S. Senate candidate John Hickenlooper after his performance at Saturday’s candidates forum held in Durango. Dean Brookie and...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about Town: Investigation Discovery to air show about Dylan Redwine

“Still a Mystery,” a television show on Investigation Discovery , will air an episode tonight about Dylan Redwine’s murder. Mark Redwine, Dylan’s father, is accused of killing the 13-year-old boy...

DATE: June 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

Democrats to host LPEA candidates The Club – La Plata Dems on the Move will hold its April luncheon, “Meet the LPEA Candidates,” from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at the DoubleTree Hotel, 501...

DATE: March 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about Town: Beercat to make stop at Silverton Mountain

It looks like Silverton earned itself a spot on 10 Barrel Brewing Co.’s first-ever Beercat tour. But first, what’s a Beercat? “Think snowcat + beer = Beercat,” said Lauren Haber, a spokeswoman for...

DATE: March 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wait, was that Fort Lewis College during the Super Bowl?

If you kept your eyes peeled during Sunday’s big game, you might have caught a bit of Fort Lewis College among the ads for Bud Light and the trailer for “Avengers: Endgame.” A 4-second ad played...

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

Talk about town: Former Durangoan competes in ‘Titan Games’ on NBC

Matthew Welbourn, a former Durangoan and a Fort Lewis College graduate, battled two brothers Thursday night on NBC’s new game show, “Titan Games.” Hosted by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, “Titan Games”...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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