Emily Hayes

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Gov. Jared Polis warns Coloradans to keep up COVID-19 guard

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis announced this week the state will allow bars to reopen to partial capacity, overnight camps to operate over the summer and indoor events to take place by the end of the...

DATE: June 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado grant builds composting capacity, efficiency at Table to Farm Compost

Composting improves soil health and gut health dramatically, but not many people know that, said co-owners of Table to Farm Compost Monique DiGiorgio and Taylor Hanson, who have received a grant to...

DATE: June 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New look, and driving experience, for Durango’s Main Avenue

Main Avenue in downtown Durango looks pretty different. Half-moon metal fencing bumps out into the thoroughfare where parking and lanes of traffic used to be. Bright orange cones guard the outer...

DATE: June 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado close to extending takeout, delivery of alcohol into 2021

Before COVID-19, the only way Coloradans could take home open alcohol from a restaurant was by ordering a bottle of wine and recorking it. Mixed drinks like a Bloody Mary, margarita or martini?...

DATE: June 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Are we ready to fly again? Durango airport sees uptick in passengers

Durango-La Plata County Airport looks different now than it did this time last year. In the busy summer months, the parking lot normally holds almost 600 cars. The new normal since the outbreak of...

DATE: June 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vaccination bill heads to Colorado governor’s desk

The Colorado House of Representatives passed a bill this week that will allow the Department of Public Health and Environment to track whether children in the state are vaccinated or not...

DATE: June 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vaccination bill heads to Colorado governor’s desk

The Colorado House of Representatives passed a bill this week that will allow the Department of Public Health and Environment to track whether children in the state are vaccinated or not...

DATE: June 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Are we ready to fly again? Durango airport sees uptick in passengers

Durango-La Plata County Airport looks different now than it did this time last year. In the busy summer months, the parking lot normally holds almost 600 cars. The new normal since the outbreak of...

DATE: June 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Side-by-side, four-wheel bicycle turning heads in Durango

Durangoans are used to seeing some odd contraptions with wheels, but Nate Curmano’s side-by-side, four-wheel recumbent bicycle has attracted considerable attention from passersby. From the...

DATE: June 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Get to know the people running for U.S. House

The La Plata County League of Women Voters is hosting a Zoom webinar with candidates from the 3rd Congressional District for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on June 10, ahead of the...

DATE: June 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Get to know the people running for U.S. House

The La Plata County League of Women Voters will host a Zoom webinar with candidates from the 3rd Congressional District for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday ahead...

DATE: June 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hundreds join vigil for victims of police brutality in downtown Durango

A candlelight vigil in Buckley Park mobilized hundreds of people Friday to demand broad structural reform after the violent deaths George Floyd and Breonna Taylor suffered at the hands of police....

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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