Patrick Armijo

Position: Herald Staff Writer

With recent hire, digital advertising to play greater role in marketing Durango

The Durango Area Tourism Office has hired Suzanne Harrison to oversee marketing strategy and is aiming to increase its focus on digital advertising. Harrison, who has more than 25 years of sales...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis marketing class aids Humane Society

Enhancing efforts to present a strong, attractive social media presence and adopting guerrilla marketing strategies were key ideas Fort Lewis College business students offered La Plata County...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

La Plata County Economic Development Alliance looking for new leader

Roger Zalneraitis, who has led the La Plata County Economic Development Alliance for eight years, has accepted an offer to become economic development manager for the Permanent Fund of the Southern...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

School District 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger apologizes for recent behavior

Durango School District 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger apologized in a letter that was posted to the district’s website Thursday for his handling of a 911 call that involved a district employee...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two drivers cited in crashes involving superintendent’s wife

Two drivers involved in crashes on Friday night that injured Olga Snowberger, wife of Durango School Superintendent Dan Snowberger, have been cited by the Colorado State Patrol. Trooper Jeff...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High students all in on metal straws

After Animas High School students saw a viral video of marine biologists pulling a plastic straw from a sea turtle’s nostril, they knew they had a project to try to make this world a little better....

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango bibliophile offers book giveaways

Susan Johnson of Bayfield makes it a point to visit the Durango Book Rescue the first Sunday of each month, looking for a discarded treasure for herself or others, and she can’t beat the price –...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hyperbaric chamber now offered by private practice in Durango

A father’s quest to aid his autistic son, a midlife marriage and a woman’s recovery from traumatic brain injury helped lead to the opening of Mountain Hyperbarics in Durango. The business, at 100...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Hotel proposed for Purgatory Resort

A new 103-room hotel with a ballroom to handle 300 people and meeting space is being proposed for Purgatory Resort just south of the base area. If approved by La Plata County, the hotel, in a...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango names interim police chief

The city of Durango named Cmdr. Bob Brammer as its interim police chief Thursday. “Cmdr. Brammer has served with distinction as a commander and sergeant with the Durango Police Department,” said...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango school board discusses communication with media, public

Durango School District 9-R board members backed the actions of Superintendent Dan Snowberger after a 911 call was placed last month by staff at Needham Elementary School, but they say the district...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Comics fan uses superheroes to fight indigenous stereotypes

Using the power of popular culture to combat stereotypes of Native Americans drives Lee Francis, a self-described “indigenerd” who grew up with a passion for comics but who rarely saw portrayals of...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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