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Talk About Town: Durango a top destination for an affordable fall vacation

The Animas River, Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, and San Juan National Forest made Durango one of the “12 Best Adventure Towns for an Affordable Fall Vacation” alongside destinations...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Colorful Colorado

DATE: Sept. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

From South Korea to Fort Collins

FORT COLLINS (AP) – At first sight, Frodo looks like any other dog. Trotting around the backyard of his new Loveland home, the 2-year-old, Korean-jindo mix seems carefree, innocent. But by the time...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Purgatory Resort announces opening day

There are seven more weeks of summer to spend in the sunshine, but for those already dreaming of snow, Purgatory Resort has a date to put on the calendar. For the second year in a row, the resort...

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

Photo: Shadow rider

DATE: Aug. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Hitching a ride

DATE: Aug. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Blast it all, they’re back in ‘Resurgence’

Have we made any progress in the last two decades? Not compared with the world of “Independence Day: Resurgence,” where global peace has reigned since aliens were defeated in 1996; the United...

DATE: June 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Sure beats kicking the bucket’

Durango Herald Facebook reader Frank Klein sent in this week’s Caption This! winning headline: “Sure beats kicking the bucket.” Coming in a close second was “Goldie caught a case of cold feet right...

DATE: June 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper recommends Superfund listing for mine sites around Silverton

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday recommended a Superfund listing in the wake of the Gold King Mine spill, ending more than six months of discussions on whether the state should pursue the...

DATE: Feb. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Items of interest’ found during Redwine search

Authorities found several “items of interest” during a Saturday search for clues connected to the death of Dylan Redwine, a teen who went missing in November 2012 north of Vallecito Reservoir. La...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Thursday 3:36 p.m. Clothes in the road were causing a traffic hazard near Ninth Street and Camino del Rio. 8:57 p.m. A man was standing in the middle of the road and a vehicle mirror...

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

Assault suspected after rafters hit cable

A metal cable stretched across the Dolores River scraped five people off their raft on Tuesday, sending one woman to the hospital with a head injury. The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office is...

DATE: June 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News