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Western Excelsior fire expected to smolder for days

MANCOS – Rain helped douse hot spots Tuesday at Western Excelsior, where the production plant, warehouses and offices burned Monday. Fire crews had contained the blaze by about 2 a.m. Tuesday but...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Photos of the week

Take a look back at The Durango Herald’s top photos of the week.

DATE: April 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photos of the week

Take a look back at The Durango Herald’s top photos of the week.

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

Purgatory Resort lynx found dead Sunday

A lynx that had been spotted with some regularity at Purgatory Resort the past few weeks was found dead Sunday, according to a Colorado Parks and Wildlife spokesman. Purgatory ski patrol members...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango High graduate makes daring chairlift rescue

A Durango High School graduate who is now a professional slackliner used his talents Wednesday to climb a ski lift tower and slide about 30 feet across the cable to cut free an unconscious man who...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lynx ambles among skiers, boarders at Purgatory Resort

A lynx ambled through a crowd of enthralled onlookers at Purgatory Resort on Wednesday, which was the second time in two weeks that the elusive animal crossed paths with humans in the area. ...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photos of the week

Take a look back the Herald’s top photos of the week.

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