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Pedal power

Pamplona’s “Running with the Bulls” and the Kentucky Derby starting gate are a few of the images that conjure up a feeling of the energy that surrounds the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic that has been...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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Water conference explores financial solutions

Colorado water managers said Friday that a growing population and shrinking oil and gas revenues will leave the state with a water shortage and too little money to prevent it. The state’s 5.3...

DATE: April 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Photo: No trenches needed

DATE: March 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Campaign group forms to support fluoridation

Several Durangoans have formed Healthy Kids, Healthy Durango, a campaign group to oppose Question 1A, the measure to remove fluoride from the city’s drinking water. The Question 1A will be on the...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango townhome developer charged with corruption in Palm Springs

The developer behind Durango’s Mirador townhomes is facing felony corruption charges in Palm Springs stemming from business dealings with the city’s former mayor and another developer. John...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Lull in storms gives city, residents a window to dig out

A 3-foot-high snow berm in the middle of Main Avenue is expected to disappear Tuesday and Wednesday nights as Durango city crews haul away the remains of last weekend’s snowstorm. Crews expect to...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durangoan’s daring rescue of skier makes him slacklining’s ambassador

The day after Mickey Wilson harrowingly saved a man dangling from a chairlift by the neck at Arapahoe Basin, the Durango High School graduate went back to the ski area to take advantage of a huge...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Galloping Goose gearing up for winter trips

For the first time in more than 60 years, the Galloping Goose No. 5 will make a winter-time excursion. Managers of the restored rail bus are working with the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Christmas trees get a second life as mulch

The holidays are over, and so are the short, happy lives of Christmas trees across the country. Every year, approximately 25 millilon to 30 million real Christmas trees are sold in the United...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Water line break pinches north Durango along County Road 203

Water line breaks are part of life in cold climates and a common annoyance for utility departments and plumbers this time of year. Temperatures were in the teens early Tuesday morning, gradually...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Parking is free today in Durango

The city of Durango is offering free parking all day today, Friday Dec. 23. Durango’s metered parking is also free every weekend and on major holidays. Herald Staff

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

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Hotels in Southwest Colorado vie for spot in Hunter S. Thompson movie

Hotels in Durango, Silverton and Telluride are vying for the chance to be featured in a new movie about Hunter S. Thompson that will be filmed next summer in Colorado. “They (the film’s production...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News