Herald Staff Report

Flood study planned for South Mineral drainage

Next summer, the U.S. Forest Service will perform a flood study in popular camping areas in the South Fork Mineral Creek drainage near Silverton. As part of the Forest Service’s “5-Year Program of...

DATE: June 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Keyser makes campaign stop in Durango

U.S. Senate candidate Jon Keyser will meet with Durango voters Wednesday evening at the Main Mall, 835 Main Ave. Keyser, a Republican, is facing four opponents in the June 28 primary that will...

DATE: June 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trump to headline conservative summit in Denver

Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, will kick off the 2016 Western Conservative Summit on July 1 in Denver, event organizers announced Monday. The summit, billed as the...

DATE: June 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County to consider comments on Superfund

La Plata County commissioners will discuss submitting a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency voicing support for Superfund at a special meeting June 1. June 6 is the deadline to submit...

DATE: May 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colo. Gov. Hickenlooper signs bill in Durango

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday stopped at the Durango-La Plata County Airport to sign Senate Bill 16-168 into law, allowing counties and municipalities to enter into authorities with...

DATE: May 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Body found in missing Durango woman’s car

A body was found in the car of a Durango woman who went missing Wednesday, Farmington police confirmed Monday. Last week, a missing persons report was filed for Lois Wisniewski-Baumgartner, 55, who...

DATE: May 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Blasting on Red Mountain Pass to begin Wednesday

Blasting on Red Mountain Pass began Wednesday and continue for 2½ weeks, causing delays of up to about 30 minutes. Operations will occur mostly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Colorado Department of...

DATE: May 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango, Steamboat vie for Best Town Ever

Durango versus Steamboat Springs: Which is the Best Town Ever? Outside Magazine wants readers to decide in its sixth annual Best Town Ever contest, in which Durango and the ski town to the north,...

DATE: May 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Mercy Regional Medical Center earns an ‘A’ for patient safety

Mercy Regional Medical Center ranks among the safest hospitals in the country, according to a national patient safety watchdog group. Mercy was one of 798 hospitals in the nation to receive an “A”...

DATE: May 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Southern Ute elder to discuss significance of Bear Dance

Next week, a Southern Ute tribal elder will give a presentation explaining the cultural and historical significance of the upcoming Bear Dance , an annual event on the reservation. Russell Box,...

DATE: May 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

No one injured when school bus rear-ended on U.S. Highway 160

No injuries were reported in a crash involving a school bus that caused a brief single-lane closure Monday afternoon on U.S. Highway 160, about 100 yards east of Farmington Hill, according to...

DATE: April 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Purgatory Resort is extending its season

Durango skiers and snowboarders should hold off on packing away their gear for at least a few more weeks. With the snow still falling, Purgatory Resort announced it will extend its 50th...

DATE: April 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

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