Position: Durango Herald

FLC faculty pitches shared governance

Fort Lewis College trustees Friday heard proposals for shared governance with faculty and a suggestion for a housing subsidy to attract and retain junior faculty members. A faculty representative...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Business

Decker says goodbye to board after 10 years

The election of Fort Lewis College trustee officers Friday marked the end of an era for termed-out Peter Decker. Decker served two years for a trustee who left and then was appointed twice to...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Business

FLC shows economic influence in region

Fort Lewis College trustees got a look Friday at an upcoming study that says the school has a $151 million impact in the Four Corners. The finding is based on spending related to FLC in fiscal...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Business

Treatments cut travel to Denver

Mercy Regional Medical Center is offering people with certain blood-related ailments treatments that may spare them from traveling to Denver as many as four times a month. Dr. Darren Schmidt, who...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - Living

Treatments cut travel to Denver

Mercy Regional Medical Center is offering people with certain blood-related ailments treatments that may spare them from traveling to Denver as many as four times a month. Dr. Darren Schmidt, who...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Living

Do ancestral Puebloans have a lesson? Demise of the ancients could be a caution for the world today

Two professionals from different fields but with similar interests say the fate of the ancient inhabitants of the Four Corners foreshadows what lies in store for moderns who try to wrest from the...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hydro plant gets go-ahead

A federal agency has exempted a small hydroelectric project proposed by the San Juan County Historical Society from a tedious and expensive permitting process. The action by the Federal Energy...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

High-tech system rapidly tracks lightning strikes

When summer monsoons bring thunderstorms to Southwest Colorado, lightning bolts can come fast and furious. Justin Moore, assistant manager of the Durango Interagency Fire Dispatch Center made the...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

Four State Ag Expo opens

CORTEZ - The Four State Ag Expo on Thursday opened as it has every year since 1982 to highlight the old and new in farm equipment, products and services that contribute to country life."We average...

DATE: March 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Skier helmet use takes sharp turn

The use of head protection by skiers and snowboarders has increased 10 percent from two years ago, pushing the rate of helmet use on U.S. slopes to 67 percent.Since the 2002-03 season, the rate of...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

State agency stockpiling native seeds

DELTA - In a climate-controlled warehouse here, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, much like a squirrel storing acorns for hard times, is putting away seeds of native plants and grasses for forest...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Everest climber to help mark anniversary

The climber who reached the summit of Mount Everest more times - 14 - than anyone else, with the exception of Sherpa indigenous to the Himalayas, will speak Sunday in Durango to mark the 25th...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment