Position: Special to the Herald

Email: smcmillin@durangoherald.com

Phone Number: (970) 375-4548

About: Sue has more than 35 years of reporting and editing experience in the daily news business. She spent much of her career at The Gazette in Colorado Springs, including stints as a military affairs reporter, education reporter, assistant city editor, city editor and news director. She joined the Herald as city editor in December 2015. She has received two fellowships through the East-West Center in Honolulu, participating in the Senior Journalists Seminar in 2011 and the Pakistan-U.S. Journalists Exchange in 2014. She has received state, regional and national awards for her work, and holds a journalism degree from Michigan State University. Read More Hide

9/11 observances in Durango honor first responders, veterans

Gently, Pastor Tim Orlowski told a group of children who will learn about 9/11 as history a little about that day 15 years ago. He likened first responders – fire fighters, police officers,...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico sues EPA, Sunnyside Mine owners

New Mexico filed a lawsuit Monday in federal court against the Environmental Protection Agency , its contractor and two Colorado mine owners over the Gold King Mine spill’s impact on the state. The...

DATE: May 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Whitewater seekers might get chance at Dolores River

Whitewater enthusiasts just might be able to run the lower Dolores River in late May – including over Memorial Day weekend. The Dolores Water Conservancy District announced on its website on Monday...

DATE: May 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Heavy snow possible in San Juans, chain laws in effect on some passes

Up to a foot of snow is possible near Red Mountain Pass as a fast-moving Pacific storm started dropping snow on the San Juan Mountains and much of central Colorado on Monday afternoon, according to...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snowmobiler killed in avalanche near Wolf Creek Pass

A snowmobile rider died in an avalanche Tuesday afternoon in the Lost Mine Creek drainage area near Wolf Creek Pass, according to the Colorado Avalanche Information Center. It was the third...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durangoans can expect sunny days, frigid nights

Temperatures in Durango dipped below zero early Monday, and are expected to do the same early Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. The overnight low of minus 1 lasted for nearly an...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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