Position: Reporter

Email: cslothower@durangoherald.com

Phone Number: 970-375-4515

Crossroads clock downtown is in its own time zone

Is time melting at the intersection of Main Avenue and 11th Street, in a nightmare reminiscent of a famous Salvador Dali painting? Or can we blame a time warp on Colorado’s infamous marijuana...

DATE: June 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Heavy rain brings flash-flood watch

A National Weather Service flash-flood watch will continue through Thursday night after a major rainstorm pounded La Plata County. Measurements showed 0.41 inches fell near Bayfield on Wednesday. A...

DATE: June 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mercury Payments rings out New York Stock Exchange

Senior managers at Mercury Payment Systems joined Vantiv executives Wednesday to ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange. The ceremony at the center of American capitalism comes nearly...

DATE: June 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Smartphone voting isn’t ready

Technology isn’t yet ready to allow voting on your smartphone, Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams said Tuesday during a visit to Durango. “Right now, the technology isn’t sufficiently...

DATE: June 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s delivery destiny

For Durango residents and visitors, it’s never been easier to get a sushi roll and a bottle of wine delivered while you wait on your couch. Local and regional startups are joining major national...

DATE: June 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. homes grow larger

The small-homes trend was so 2014. The National Association of Home Builders reports the average home size is again increasing after a lull last year. The square footage of the median single-family...

DATE: June 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Charges expected against a former Open Shutter manager

Charges may be filed against a former manager of Durango’s Open Shutter Gallery in connection with a wide-ranging case of art thefts, authorities in Pennsylvania said. Brandon Donahue will be...

DATE: June 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

School’s out for summer!

At 3:20 p.m., school was over for 1,000 students at Durango High School, loosing the teenagers upon society for jobs and internships, travel, sports and, yes, “family time.” Wednesday was the final...

DATE: June 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snowy peaks deceive in La Plata County

Southwest Colorado’s snowpack is lingering longer than usual in some spots, but it’s not enough to reverse the dry winter. In an updated report on Colorado’s snowpack from the National Resource...

DATE: June 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Troopers on alert for distracted drivers

The Colorado State Patrol is on the lookout for drivers texting and driving with distractions. Through Friday night, additional patrols will be on the roads looking for distracted driving...

DATE: June 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Thomas to lead RMAC President’s Council

Fort Lewis College President Dene Kay Thomas has been elected chairwoman of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference President’s Council. The council leader is chosen from among the presidents of the...

DATE: June 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

A day to themselves

A dozen women gathered at Mountain Bike Specialists on Sunday morning to celebrate the sisterhood of spinning spokes. It was Women’s Ride Day, an event organized by bicycle manufacturer Specialized...

DATE: May 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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