Position: Herald Staff Writer

Series of avalanche-awareness classes offered

Winter is on its way, and according to weather forecasters, it’s supposed to be a big one. That means big fun for skiers and snowmobilers in the backcountry, and it also means more of something...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Mountain flyer

Electricity was buzzing all around him at just under 14,000 feet on Mount Lindsey in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, a tale-tell sign lightning was about to strike. But Denver’s Andrew Hamilton,...

DATE: July 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Colorado's 14ers face an uphill climb

They're majestic, rugged, remote and romantic. They're the tallest mountains in Colorado. And the paths that take you there are falling apart, according to a report issued by the nonprofit group...

DATE: June 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Colorado 14ers' uphill climb

They're majestic, rugged, remote and romantic. They're the tallest mountains in Colorado. And the paths that take you there are falling apart, according to a report issued by the nonprofit group...

DATE: June 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Colorado 14ers’ uphill climb

They’re majestic, rugged, remote and romantic. They’re the tallest mountains in Colorado. And the paths that take you there are falling apart, according to a report issued by the nonprofit group...

DATE: June 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Creepy crawlies

Cortez is home to hideously amazing creatures: the creepy crawlies of Southwest Colorado. Each hair-raising in their own way, they play a vital role in pest control by eating everything from...

DATE: June 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

Bear bites illegal campers

Two people were transported to Mercy Regional Medical Center early Saturday morning after allegedly being bitten by a bear that wandered into their illegal camp near the Durango Tech Center. Joe...

DATE: May 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Bear bites illegal campers

Two people were transported to Mercy Regional Medical Center early Saturday morning after allegedly being bitten by a bear that wandered into their illegal camp near the Durango Tech Center. Joe...

DATE: May 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango college graduates 150 students

On Sunday, the Fort Lewis College Community Concert Hall was buzzing with excitement for the Southwest Colorado Community College's class of 2015. Even outside the elegant mason building, the...

DATE: May 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Education

Durango college graduates 150 students

On Sunday, the Fort Lewis College Community Concert Hall was buzzing with excitement for the Southwest Colorado Community College's class of 2015. Even outside of the elegant mason building, the...

DATE: May 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Education

Durango college graduates 150 students

On Sunday, the Fort Lewis College Community Concert Hall was buzzing with excitement for the Southwest Colorado Community College’s class of 2015. Even outside of the elegant mason building, the...

DATE: May 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

Purg’s final countdown

Officially the last day of the ski season, Sunday was an eclectic blend of ski culture, disco and vintage ski wear, adult beverages and a certain last-day-of-school feel, all on snowy mashed...

DATE: April 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports