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And the West is History

50 years ago: “One of the most serious and senseless acts of vandalism in recent years was discovered” at the Little League baseball fields in Cortez. Someone had shot out 33 of the lights used to...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: And the West is History

Talk about town: ‘Forbes’ likes us! It really, really does

Durango was named one of “The 14 Coolest Towns for Your Summer Vacation ” in Forbes magazine on April 26. The designation came from Ann Abel, a travel writer and editor for 15 years including...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

And the West is History

MAY 2 50 years ago: It was reported that “fewer traffic accidents and more injuries and deaths have occurred in Montezuma and Dolores counties during the first four months of 1968.” Highway Patrol...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: And the West is History

Best for Colorado workshop to be held Thursday

The city of Durango, in partnership with Local First, will hold a free workshop to inform residents about the Best for Colorado Challenge from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at Durango Public Library,...

DATE: April 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Seeking cool stories about cool moms for Durango Diaries

Is your mom awesome? If she is, we want you to share her story. Durango Diaries, the storytelling series presented by The Durango Herald, is looking for speakers for our May 9 event. The theme is...

DATE: April 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about town: Former Durangoan to play Nuggets halftime show

Former Durangoan Adrian Medina is booked to entertain thousands of fans during a Denver Nuggets halftime show Friday with his band Severo Y Grupo Fuego . This is the second NBA appearance for the...

DATE: March 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about town: City of Durango nabs first Terry Fiedler Spirit of Snowdown Award

Chip Lile, president of the Snowdown board of directors, presented the Terry Fiedler Spirit of Snowdown Award to the city of Durango on Tuesday at City Hall. The award honors all city employees who...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about town: Miss Hozhoni Pageant name changes

The Miss Hozhoni Pageant, part of the annual monthlong Hozhoni Days that celebrates the variety of cultures at Fort Lewis College, is getting a slight name change, the college’s newspaper reports. ...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snowdown Light Parade winners announced

For the second consecutive year, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad took top spot for Best in Parade at the Snowdown Light Parade. The Colorado Department of Transportation’s float,...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snowdown has two official drinks; Durango attempts to be fashionable

The first day of Snowdown drew crowds out into the warm weather, making them merrier and more willing to hop from event to event. Here’s a roundup of some of today’s events: Scotch Doubles Pool...

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

Talk about town: Snowdown 2019 theme announced

Snowdown coordinators are giving comic book aficionados another opportunity to don a red cape with the announcement of next year’s theme – “A Comic-Con Snowdown.” The theme is broader than 2005’s...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk About Town: Wall Street Journal quotes Cream Bean Berry owner

The Wall Street Journal wrote a story last month about how the increase in demand for vanilla has not only drastically increased the price for it, but also how farmers in Madagascar – where the...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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