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Morning storm blankets Southwest Colorado; more expected later this week

A westerly storm blanketed Southwest Colorado with about 1 to 3 inches of snow early Monday, making the morning commute slippery and slow-going for some. The storm hit about 3 or 4 a.m. and was...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan County (N.M.) hires first behavioral health director

FARMINGTON – San Juan County hired its first behavioral health services director to address service gaps, the county announced this week. Su Hodgman, who previously worked as a substance abuse...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Installing humps ‘raises’ concerns in county

Is it appropriate for an individual subdivision to install “speed-control humps” throughout its community at a cost to the safety and well-being and financial burden of the entire county? – Sign...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2019 | COLUMN: Action Line

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 38

About 105 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about SCAPE startups, with 91% of respondents correctly answering, “Mentors.” Participants scored...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango students resurrect solar car for Texas race

A student-engineered solar car spent hundreds of miles on the road and then years in storage before Durango students resurrected it to race last week in Texas, where it tested the engineering...

DATE: July 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman arrested on suspicion of homicide west of Mancos

The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a woman suspected in an alleged homicide west of Mancos two weeks ago. On July 4, a 60-year-old Arizona man was found dead at 7850 Road 37 west of...

DATE: July 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Contest Week 2: How well do you know Durango’s public art?

The Creative Economy Commission and The Durango Herald are hosting a weekly competition for the community to discover some of the city’s public art pieces. Each Monday, the Herald will run a...

DATE: June 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Partisan bills compete to reform hard-rock mining laws

WASHINGTON – Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Congress agree that federal hard-rock mining regulations, which are governed by a 147-year-old law, need updating. But the partisan bills that...

DATE: May 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Diaries tackles pickleball, trains and armed combat

Durango Diaries, the twice-a-month storyteller series hosted by The Durango Herald , will be held Wednesday. Three Durango residents will talk about why they do what they do for fun – and how to...

DATE: May 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Singer-songwriter dies in head-on crash north of Durango

A well-known singer-songwriter in Durango died in a head-on crash Tuesday morning north of town. The victim was identified as 67-year-old Greg Ryder, said Capt. Adrian Driscoll with the Colorado...

DATE: April 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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