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Winner named in presidential look-alike photo contest

Janet Kenna is the winner of The Durango Herald’s presidential look-alike photo contest with her portrayal of President Donald Trump. She will receive a $100 gift card to El Moro Spirits and...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about town: Woman’s World magazine commends El Moro

A fire that caused extension damage to El Moro on Oct. 5, 2016, closed the restaurant for months. But what owners did during the closure recently gained national attention from Woman’s World...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about town: Western wear shop on Main Avenue closes abruptly

Would-be visitors to Diamond J Apparel may have been confused if they tried to visit the store last week. A story about the store at 1077 Main Ave. was published in The Durango Herald on Saturday,...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk About Town: Durango a top destination for an affordable fall vacation

The Animas River, Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, and San Juan National Forest made Durango one of the “12 Best Adventure Towns for an Affordable Fall Vacation” alongside destinations...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about town: Post office ramps up stamp sale for breast cancer research

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Durango Post Office will increase its fundraising efforts to support breast cancer research through a stamp sale. Since it was first issued in 1998,...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about town: La Plata County farms earn special state designation

Three La Plata County farms received Centennial Farm designation from History Colorado at the state fair on Friday. The Colorado Centennial Farms program recognizes the important role agriculture...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about town: Your favorite Lincoln driver is not moving here

No, no – actor Matthew McConaughey is not moving to Durango, despite what you’ve read, heard or seen. A website called “KTY24 News” recently published an article that said McConaughey was “tired of...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tibetan monks begin creating sand mandala in Durango

Monks of the Gaden Shartse Monastery in southern India began construction of a “Buddha of Wisdom” mandala on Tuesday at Sorrel Sky Gallery. The mandala is usually used when initiating a monk into a...

DATE: July 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

And the West is History

50 years ago: “City police and the county sheriff’s office had one of the most quiet Independence Days anyone can remember. The police department answered a number of nuisance calls. But there...

DATE: July 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: And the West is History

Breen Community Building to hold appreciation potluck

A potluck dinner will be held in appreciation of the newly renovated Breen Community Building at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the building, 15300 La Plata Highway (Colorado Highway 140). The dinner will...

DATE: March 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fairgrounds to host tack and horse equipment sale

A tack and horse equipment consignment sale to benefit the Four Corners Back Country Horsemen will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. The sale...

DATE: March 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Road work at Durango Mall to start Monday

Colorado Department of Transportation announced contractors will begin work at the Durango Mall intersection at U.S. Highway 550/160 and Sawyer Drive on Monday. Construction at the entrance of the...

DATE: March 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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