Position: Reporter

Email: vguthrie@DurangoHerald.com

Phone Number: 970-375-4538

Real estate’s cream of the crop

They came; they saw; and they conquered. Or, rather, they sold. The Durango Area Association of Realtors, which documents sales transactions in Montezumea, San Juan, Archuleta and La Plata...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

No obvious cause in local woman’s death

Durango police and the La Plata County coroner could not determine any specific cause Wednesday in the death of a Durango woman who was found last weekend in the Animas River. An autopsy was...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

LPEA scam targets customers via email

The La Plata Electric Association is warning of yet another scam targeting customers but this time via email. The latest phishing attempt was Monday. It’s unknown how many people have been affected...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vets greet new VA director, express concerns

Several area veterans gathered at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4031 for a town-hall meeting to welcome the new director of the New Mexico Veterans Affairs health-care system and to express...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Feeling at home

Joanne Graves describes her neighborhood as spacious. Carli Walker calls hers muddy but beautiful with a diversity of homes. And Brooke Smith calls her neighborhood peaceful. Graves, Walker and...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Testing their nerves: Kid’s Follies debuts

Durango’s young and talented debuted their acting, singing and comedic skills at the Kid’s Snowdown Follies at the Durango Arts Center on Wednesday evening. The room was pitch black with the stage...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Eccentric garb abounds at costume contest

The Palace Restaurant hosted a costume contest Wednesday afternoon that yielded about 75 steampunkers who were hoping to win best costume. The event was one of the first to kickoff the 2015...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Can we please get a little sugar for Sugar?

The La Plata County Humane Society and Lisa Parker’s Puppies have joined forces to raise funds for another puppy in need of life-saving medical treatment. Sugar, who was rescued alongside two other...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Getting more for Manna

When you enter Manna Soup Kitchen’s chilly walk-in freezer, it’s hard not to immediately notice a rack of ribs resting on a shelf on the left. Toward the back are pounds of ground meat carefully...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rent or buy?

The American Dream of owning your own home is becoming more and more difficult for many Americans, with many families finding it difficult to even find affordable rental properties. Many La Plata...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Outsmarting their debt

Scott Smith lives in a yurt. Katie Simkover temporarily shared one bedroom in a five-bedroom house with two other women. Matt and Cheri Kelly trimmed their living space and their mortgage. In La...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

American Airlines adds Dallas flight

The number of flights at Durango-La Plata County Airport will increase slightly with American Airlines adding a third daily Dallas flight. Also, the long-awaited return of Frontier Airlines in the...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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