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Email: scook@durangoherald.com

Phone Number: 970-375-4546

Durango plane crash injures 2

A fixed-wing, single-engine experimental aircraft crashed Sunday morning at the Durango-La Plata County Airport.Two men on board were transported to Mercy Regional Medical Center by ambulances from...

DATE: July 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

App helps woman, police recover stolen iPad

Some Apple users are having a much easier time tracking down lost or stolen devices, thanks to an application called Find My iPhone.According to the app’s description posted on iTunes, people can...

DATE: July 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ex-Durango fire chief, wife perish in air crash

Durango’s former fire chief and his wife, a former executive director of the La Plata County Humane Society, were killed in a helicopter crash in Arizona that likely occurred Saturday, said Dwight...

DATE: July 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bicycle accident on Colorado Trail sends one to Mercy

Flight for Life airlifted a 65-year-old man to Mercy Regional Medical Center on Sunday after he suffered an injury while mountain biking on the Colorado Trail, said San Juan County Undersheriff...

DATE: July 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Small fire doused in Durango house

Some contents in the house at 763 Animas View Drive caught fire early Sunday morning, causing minimal damage to the home, said Dave Imming, spokesman for Durango Fire & Rescue Authority.The...

DATE: July 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Burnout work succeeds in Mancos-area fire zone

As air tankers responded to a new fire Sunday, crews worked to mop up several other nearby blazes.Lightning late Saturday afternoon sparked a fire in Zabel Canyon in the HD Mountains, which is in...

DATE: July 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lightning sparks small fire in HD Mountains

Lightning late yesterday afternoon sparked a fire in Zabel Canyon in the HD Mountains, which is in the San Juan National Forest, Columbine Ranger District, said Pam Wilson, a fire information...

DATE: June 30, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Smoke prompts health advisory

Residents – especially those prone to respiratory problems – should be cautious of potential health risks related to smoke from two nearby fires.The Colorado Department of Public Health and...

DATE: June 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Neighbors, aid workers lend help to evacuees

MANCOS – Sweltering heat and horse flies couldn’t slow down the Klumker family Saturday as they steered a trailer of horses through smoky rural roads. With the Weber Fire burning just over the...

DATE: June 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Conservation Corps lends helping hand

Southwest Conservation Corps crews took a day out of their normal schedule Sunday, teaming with local organizations for a day of community-service projects.The volunteer day is a tradition for the...

DATE: June 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield raid tied to multiple crimes

Investigators recovered a sawed-off shotgun, as well as a stolen vehicle and a stolen Harley-Davidson motorcycle from Farmington while conducting a multi-agency search Saturday morning at a...

DATE: June 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘They’re labors of love’

For auto enthusiasts, Main Avenue was the site of some serious eye candy Saturday, with custom paint jobs and fancy hood ornaments gleaming in the sun at the Durango Motor Expo.This year, 217...

DATE: June 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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