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Seth Cagin is best choice for Legislature

I am writing to ask for your vote for Seth Cagin to represent Colorado’s 58th House District. Since announcing his decision to run for the office, Seth has knocked on over 7,600 doors and put...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Dove Creek volleyball team captures district championship

After dominating throughout the regular season, the Dove Creek High School volleyball rolled into the Class 1A District 1 Tournament in Olathe on Oct. 27 and dispatched of Nucla and De Beque with...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Before changes, Kiva parents criticized school leadership for over a year

Emails obtained by The Journal show that parents complained about the leadership of the Children’s Kiva Montessori School for more than a year before the head of school and two board members...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Why we choose

Every election, the editorial boards of The Durango Herald and The Journal make endorsements. We do it because we persist in believing that once we have interviewed candidates and studied and...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Durango woman helps those who want a better life in the United States

Deedee de Haro-Brown is angry. She’s been that way for a while. She’s upset about immigration rhetoric, and, as an American of Mexican heritage, she takes some of the vitriol about people who...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local harriers perform well at state cross-country championships

Competing against many of the top cross-country runners in the state at the Colorado championships in Colorado Springs on Saturday, local runners from both Dolores and Mancos high schools performed...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS football team qualifies for Class 2A Playoffs

After finishing its season with a 4-5 record overall, the Montezuma-Cortez High School football team was not necessarily expecting to qualify for the Class 2A playoffs. Big wins over Kirtland...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Update: Mancos will host No. 15 Merino in state playoffs

On a night in which its seniors and its fans turned out in droves despite a chilly breeze, the Mancos High School football team would not be denied perfection as it defeated Dove Creek, 50-16, on...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Update: Two girls may face charges after Cortez student is stabbed

A male Montezuma-Cortez High School student was stabbed in the leg in an assault on Friday near Walmart. Police say there are two juvenile female suspects. Cortez Police Lt. Andy Brock said Monday...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Will Gov. John Hickenlooper run for president?

Durango Herald reporter Bret Hauff asked outgoing Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper if he will run for president of the United States. The guv has been notoriously...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wolf Creek Ski Area battles aftermath of beetle kill

Wolf Creek Ski Area has removed an estimated 4,000 trees killed from beetle infestation this summer on about 150 acres. Crews on the ground cut the trees down and then a helicopter flew the dead...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

PBS docuseries ‘Native America’ recreates cultures pre-1492

ALBUQUERQUE – The story of Native America taught in U.S. public schools usually begins at contact with European explorers. Children then get lessons about Thanksgiving, maybe the Trail of Tears or...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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