Herald Staff

Downtown merchants asked to clear sidewalks

Businesses in downtown Durango are being asked by the city to clear the sidewalks of snow in preparation for NoelNight. City street crews have been plowing snow around the clock for the past two...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

LPEA avoids electricity rate hike for 2010

Electricity bills in Durango will not increase for the first time in five years after La Plata Electric Association's board of directors agreed Wednesday to hold the line on costs, but it...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman dies from Swine Flu

A Durango woman with an underlying health condition has died from Swine flu complications, bringing to at least three the number of Southwest Colorado fatalities associated with H1N1. The woman...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

200 homes evacuated after false gas leak report

More than 200 homes were evacuated in western La Plata County  on Friday morning after false reports surfaced of a hydrogen sulfide leak. The odor was later tracked to a burning slash pile. ...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grand marshal chosen for Durango's cowboy parade

Buck Wagner will be the grand marshal for the Durango CowboyPoetry Gathering parade Saturday. Wagner, now 79, retired to Bloomfield in 1995 after spending40 years in Durango. He opened Buck's...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bear Tracker

DATE: Sept. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police   Friday 9:51 a.m. Someone reported thefts from patients' rooms at Mercy Regional Medical Center.Thursday 5:41 p.m. A man dropped his wallet at Denny's, 666 Camino del Rio. When he...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: News

Local Briefs

Meeting about fire code to be held Tuesday The La Plata County Building Department and Fire Code Adoption and Revision Commission will hold a public meeting and work session to take public feedback...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Central answers are listed here

Answers to the GeoQuiz from Page 12C:1. Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama.2. Mayan.3. Belize.4. California gold rush of 1848-1855.5. Costa Rica.6. El...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Travel

Here are the answers to your Mideast crisis

Answers to the GeoQuiz:1. Mediterranean Sea.2. The Red Sea, which separates northeast Africa from the Arabian peninsula.2a. Egypt.2b. Sudan.3. Syria.4. Turkey is in both Europe and Asia.5. Black...

DATE: July 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Travel

It's raining cat and dog answers

Answers to the GeoQuiz from Page 12C:1. Australia and Germany.2. Thailand. It was Siam until June 23, 1939. It was renamed Siam from 1945 to 1949, and then again renamed Thailand. If you play the...

DATE: July 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Travel

Answers are in Da Nile

Answers to the GeoQuiz from Page 12C:1. Jerusalem is in Israel, as you may know, and is not on the Nile.2a. Aswan High Dam, which is 364 feet high and holds 5.97 trillion cubic feet of water.2b....

DATE: Feb. 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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