Position: County and Business Reporter

Email: ecowan@durangoherald.com

Phone Number: 970-375-4515

About: Emery Cowan has been with the Herald since 2010. She has written for the Greeley Tribune, the Colorado Springs Gazette, Delicious Living magazine and the University of Colorado's alumni magazine, the Coloradan. She graduated from the University of Colorado with degrees in journalism and Spanish. Read More Hide

250 rally at FLC for Alray Nelson

More than 250 students, faculty and community members rallied at Fort Lewis College on Friday after a Durango Herald article published Thursday drew a series of critical and discriminatory online...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Creating community through interpersonal communication

Between gusts of biting cold wind, the clang of the dinner bell rang out among the silent houses at Heartwood Cohousing on Tuesday night. It was the second of the night, which meant dinner was hot...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hate’s fate

A recent string of highly publicized youth suicides across the country has shown a harsh spotlight on discrimination against gays and minorities, but in local schools, the subject is nothing new....

DATE: Oct. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Today is deadline to pick up ballots for early voting

Today is the last day that voters can pick up ballots for early voting before Election Day.Ballots are available at the La Plata County Clerk and Recorder’s Office in Durango and at Town Hall in...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC protest backs professor

Fort Lewis College students organized in protest after college administrators informed a popular environmental studies professor that she would lose her teaching position at the end of the...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Going global

For anyone who ever thought Facebook and Twitter would be passing fads, the statistics are clear: social media isn’t going anywhere. In the business world, social media has surpassed all other...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Bringing stories to life

The students at Miller Middle School started off their Friday morning with a lesson about storytelling that had them all laughing and cheering by the end. Bill Harley, an award-winning songwriter,...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dinosaur stores

Jim Monger, the owner of Outdoor Power Equipment, has spent more than 30 years fixing broken engines and machine parts so old they are no longer sold in stores. His customers say they will bring...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Art for the hungry

Art students at Escalante Middle School were hard at work last week painting and glazing clay bowls. Attention to detail was more important this time because their creations will be sold at the...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

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