Position: Reporter

Email: mshinn@CortezJournal.com

Phone Number: 970-564-6037

Sewer line clog forced Lemon Head Hair Salon to close for two weeks

The owner of Lemon Head Hair Salon said she’s trying to get back on her feet after a city sewer line flooded her business, forcing it to close for two weeks. Wastewater flowed into the business for...

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

Newcomer topples incumbent to join Durango school board

La Plata County voters opted for change to the Durango School District 9-R Board of Education. Kristin Smith beat Stephanie Moran 56% to 44% on Tuesday night. Smith garnered 5,484 votes to Moran’s...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by truck in Durango

A man crossing College Drive at East Third Avenue in Durango suffered critical injuries Monday night after being hit by a gray Ford F-150. Bayfield resident Ernie Eugene Lucero, 56, was walking...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County voter turnout low ahead of Election Day

In the final hours before Election Day, some La Plata County campaigns are sprinting to turn out the vote and others are counting on a culmination of their efforts to pay off. La Plata County...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County sees fewer deaths by suicide

The number of deaths by suicide in La Plata County has fallen in recent years, giving hope that preventive efforts are working. This year, eight residents have died by suicide in La Plata County,...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County sees fewer deaths by suicide

The number of deaths by suicide in La Plata County has fallen in recent years, giving hope that preventive efforts are working. This year, eight residents have died by suicide in La Plata County,...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Review of Juniper School finds cause for concern

The Juniper School fell short of financial and academic performance expectations last year, raising concerns for Durango School District 9-R, but Juniper staff and board members say they have...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Residents to save on state health exchange premiums this year

Southwest Colorado residents shopping for insurance through the state health care exchange this fall may benefit from an average 30% decline on plan premiums. Residents who were paying some of the...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Planned Parenthood offering birth control prescriptions via phone app

Women in Southwest Colorado can now get prescriptions for birth control and urinary tract infection medication through a phone app. Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains has started offering...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Alcohol is ‘No. 1 drug of choice’ in Durango, according to Mercy hospital

Alcohol abuse was responsible for more than 1,000 visits to the emergency room at Mercy Regional Medical Center in fiscal year 2018, helping to make it a top concern for the hospital. Alcohol is...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Halloween expected to bring a ‘real taste of winter’

An Arctic storm is expected to bring below-freezing temperatures for trick-or-treaters to endure on Halloween night in Southwest Colorado. The National Weather Service expects the storm to bring...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police: Man accidentally shot himself with child in car

Durango police are investigating a 21-year-old man who accidentally shot himself Friday afternoon in his Hyundai Accent while a child was in the vehicle. “It could turn out to be a negligent...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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