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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

Bayfield resident makes walking a big part of her life

Rain, sleet or snow, Bayfield resident Lisa Carnahan laces up her leather Merrell boots and walks errands from the bank to the post office to the library. Carnahan, 58, who is a patient service...

DATE: April 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Faulty wire causes power outage in Animas Valley

A faulty wire caused a power outage Friday afternoon in the Animas Valley affecting about 300 customers. The outage occurred about 4 p.m. and crews expected to have the issue repaired by about 6...

DATE: March 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Funnel cloud spotted east of Cortez

The first days of spring in Cortez have been marked by unpredictable weather conditions – including a funnel cloud appearance on Friday. Brent McWhirter, co-owner of Moose and More on Main Street,...

DATE: March 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez resident arrested on suspicion of arson

A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson Sunday night after a small fire charred part of the mobile home he was renting, according to the Cortez Police Department. Police officials were called...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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