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Phone Number: 970-375-4546

2 bodies recovered from plane crash

Two bodies were recovered Sunday from the crash site of a single-engine plane that went down Saturday afternoon with four passengers aboard near Silverton.Kristina Maxfield, San Juan County’s...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Peers help students deal with health issues

Getting through school can be tough as it is, but for those with health challenges, student life can be especially difficult.More than 20 teens from several schools in the area took time Sunday to...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local business collecting meals for troops

As Durangoans begin to break out their family recipes and search for the perfect turkey, one local business is working hard to send holiday meals overseas.Durango Antique Market has joined forces...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Group wants you to ‘Bag It’

A local campaign hopes to do away with plastic bags and establish Durango as a progressively green community, one signature at a time.The Durango Bag It campaign is pushing to eliminate the...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Middle East tensions, deficits worry Udall

Syria and the nation’s deficit were among the topics discussed during U.S. Sen. Mark Udall’s visit to The Durango Herald on Sunday to speak with the newspaper’s editorial board.Udall, D-Colo.,...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crashes come with first big storm

Snowy, cold weather and icy roads last weekend caused a slew of car accidents and complications, but conditions may soon dry up.As of Sunday morning, Wolf Creek reported a snowfall of 14 inches in...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde a model for saving cultural resources

It seems fitting that the first national park created primarily to protect cultural resources turned out to be a model for success among the many to follow. To date, more than half of the national...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Archuleta County man stabbed

A 27-year-old man from Archuleta County died Friday after being stabbed at his home early that morning, said Archuleta County Coroner Carl Macht.The man, whose family has been notified, was flown...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sweat ceremony first at FLC

Students and faculty members took part in a traditional sweat lodge ceremony Saturday at Fort Lewis College.It was the first in a series of sweats organized by All Peoples Lodge, a registered...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Keeping the doctor away

Locals gathered at the Fourth Annual Homegrown Apple Days Festival on Sunday to enjoy beautiful weather, live music and, of course, lots and lots of apples.This year, about 3,000 apples were picked...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Occupy Durango: ‘We need to form a positive message’

Occupy Durango, one of many national and global offshoots of the Occupy Wall Street protests, continued Saturday with people gathering in Fassbinder Park before marching down Main Avenue.The...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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