Taylor Ferraro

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Strength in diversity

With an inventory of more than 15,000 CDs and 5,850 LPs, KDUR, Fort Lewis College’s free-form radio station, has provided music for the community for 40 years. The volunteer-powered station in the...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

The clarion call of history

Durango bugler Howard Kuhfal was learning to play “Taps” last winter while his wife recovered from pneumonia. She recalled waking each morning to the musical piece commonly played at funerals and...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Preparing for the unthinkable

BONDAD – Almost two dozen volunteers had their faces painted or fake wounds applied Tuesday at Sunnyside Elementary as part of a large-scale training exercise in preparation for the unimaginable:...

DATE: July 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ore. man dies near Ice Lake Basin

The body of a man from Ashland, Oregon, was found July 22 in the Ice Lake Basin vicinity by San Miguel County Search and Rescue. The ultra-runner and hiker, Alex Newport-Berra, 33, was in the area...

DATE: July 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fiesta Days contestants compete for crown

The 2014 Durango Fiesta Days royalty will be crowned at 6:30 p.m. today before the “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” rodeo at the La Plata County Fairgrounds. Contestants Hannah Looman and Izzy Riley...

DATE: July 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fiesta Days flourishes

The 79th annual Durango Fiesta Days kicks into high gear Saturday with a royalty contest followed by barrel races, rodeos, chuck wagon cook-off, pancake breakfast and a downtown parade during the...

DATE: July 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Edgemont shooting explained further

The La Plata County Sheriff’s Office said it did three safety checks of a resident whose condo was penetrated by a bullet a deputy shot during an incident July 11 in Edgemont Ranch. Deputies first...

DATE: July 22, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

How hot was it? We tied a record

The thermometer registered 95 degrees Tuesday in Durango, tying the record high for the date while also setting a high for the year. It matched the record set in 1982, said Joe Ramey, a...

DATE: July 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

3 students, 1 canoe reach week 5

Fort Lewis College students Anthony Reinert, Nick Kanelos and Aaron McDowell have found their research trip of paddling down the Missouri River to be a challenge that is testing their patience,...

DATE: July 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Youths give back

A group of 14 will travel to El Salvador to help restore a community soccer field, build a fence at a local church and spend time with Salvadoran students. The team consists of six teenagers and...

DATE: July 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Deputy’s bullet hits man’s condo at Edgemont

A man in Edgemont Ranch is upset it took the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office two hours to check on his welfare after firing a gunshot into his house in the early-morning hours of July 11. Bud...

DATE: July 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Utes christen deep-water energy system

Tribal Council members of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe and members of the Growth Fund’s Red Willow Production Co. attended the christening of Delta House, a 296-foot-tall semi-submersable floating...

DATE: July 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Back to Staff page

click here to add your event
Area Events
Directory Plus

Search Directory Plus