Position: Herald Staff Writer

New homeless shelter for families set to open in Durango

Two years ago, Linda West was working the checkout at the Methodist Thrift Store when a homeless man came in, asking where he could find some gloves and socks. He showed her his hands, and she was...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Still a team player

Former Durango High School student and women’s basketball star Megan Cherry was back in Durango, but her return was short-lived. Cherry left last week on a mission trip that will take her...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

New homeless shelter for families set to open in Durango

Two years ago, Linda West was working the checkout at the Methodist Thrift Store when a homeless man came in, asking where he could find some gloves and socks. He showed her his hands, and she was...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Locals doing well after Myanmar incident

Almost two months after a truck crash in Myanmar left three Durangoans injured, all are on the mend. The most seriously injured, a Myanmar citizen, is also making strides. The crash occurred Nov. 9...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Horse gets its goat

FLORIDA MESA An unusual sight treats observant passers-by on County Road 220. In a field off the road, a horse and a goat can often be found sitting together, enjoying the sun and each other’s...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boards settle on Oxbow management plan revisions

The Oxbow Park and Preserve Management Plan passed the final stage of revisions Wednesday night before being submitted for review and possible adoption by City Council in the coming weeks. In a...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Offer could make waves in Oxbow access plan

Debate has swirled around the new Oxbow Park and Preserve Management Plan since its introduction this fall, but a Durango resident is using the debate as a springboard for his new plan to confront...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

From eggs to hatchlings

Dozens of students at Mountain Middle School gathered eagerly around what appeared to be an empty fish tank, staring at what, at first glance, looks like a bunch of plain rocks. But the real reason...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

High-tech meters days away

Holiday shoppers can look forward to a free parking pass for the next couple of weeks. The city of Durango will turn off all downtown meters from Saturday through Dec. 29 to replace them with the...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

DHS to host Native American Winter Market

Durango High School is not in session today, but people will be streaming through its doors, coming from as far away as New Mexico and Utah, for the annual Native American Winter Market. The...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

2-4 inches of snow forecast for Durango

Durango and La Plata County are in a winter storm watch for a cold front moving through Southwest and Central Colorado that may bring 2 to 4 inches of snowfall to the city by this evening....

DATE: Dec. 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Locals clicking on Cyber Monday

As Cyber Monday offers filled the inboxes of consumers nationwide Monday, local businesses jumped on the hype to offer their own exclusive discounts for online shoppers. Durango Mountain Resort,...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News