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Email: scook@durangoherald.com

Phone Number: 970-375-4546

Train whistles, fashion show mark Girl Scouts’ 100th anniversary

A local troop of Girl Scouts flooded the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad depot Saturday afternoon, celebrating 100 years of courage, confidence and character – not to mention cookies.In...

DATE: March 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Get a whiff of this

At 6 a.m. Sunday, Durango was dark, but the lights had been on at Bread for hours. Inside the steamy bakery, a small crew of three bakers, a counter worker and a delivery driver worked...

DATE: March 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pace takes Durango’s pulse on Main Ave.

What can our government do to help you?That’s the question state Rep. Sal Pace, D-Pueblo, was asking Saturday morning as he chatted with patrons and owners of local businesses along Main...

DATE: March 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

N.M. man shot at local motel

Durango police arrested an Albuquerque man early Sunday morning for shooting a man in the leg at the Durango Downtown Inn.Local authorities are holding Alexander Kilmer, 22, at the La Plata County...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC retreat touts local food networking

Students, educators, chefs and farmers put on the fourth Homegrown Food Retreat, organized by the Fort Lewis College Environmental Center. The retreat began with a presentation Friday night in the...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durangoan found dead on Hogsback

A 22-year-old man from Durango was discovered dead Friday night by La Plata County Search and Rescue workers.The man, whose name has not yet been released, was found at 11:36 p.m. at a campsite...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Immigration, PERA on minds

Immigration issues and concerns about the Public Employees Retirement Association dominated the conversation Saturday morning when about 100 people showed up to speak in person with state Sen....

DATE: Feb. 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Horse hooves, ski boots and precious seconds

SILVERTON – Anyone who moseyed past Blaire Street on Sunday was in for a mighty good show.Despite the cold and snow, plenty of people turned out for the second day of Silverton’s third annual...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Workshop offers descerning perspective of a wildlife painter

Painting is hard.Really, even Ned Aldrich, who can sell a single painting for thousands of dollars and had his work displayed in galleries from Durango to Estes Park and Santa Fe gets frustrated...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two Durango High School students win VFW essay contests

Veterans awarded two local students with certificates and checks for winning first place in their district in a national essay contest Sunday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4031.Durango...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

4-car crash sends 9 people to Mercy

Several accidents Sunday, including a four-car collision, have Colorado State Patrol and Mercy Regional Medical Center working on overdrive.Nine people were transported to Mercy on Sunday, one with...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Great day for a – gasp! – dip

What does a college student, a 6-year-old boy, two teenage girls and their dad and a group of journalists have in common? They’ll all jump into a river in the middle of February.Yes, many people...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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