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Talk about town: Chamber of Commerce announces ‘Durango Rocks’ finalists

The Durango Chamber of Commerce will present its annual “Durango Rocks” awards Jan. 18 at the Fort Lewis College Community Concert Hall. Awards include Citizen of the Year, Leadership La Plata...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2018 | COLUMN: Talk about Town

Durangoan Kuss makes cover of VeloNews

Sepp Kuss’ big year didn’t end when the clock hit midnight on New Year’s Eve. The 23-year-old professional road cyclist from Durango was featured on the cover of VeloNews for the January/February...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Plein Goods to host Washi demo

Mixed-media artist Mary Ellen Long will give a demonstration of Washi, the art of handmade paper, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Plein Goods, 133 E. Eighth St. Community members are invited to...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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

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