Timeline: Lightner Creek Fire grows; homes evacuated

Following is a summary of Wednesday's reporting on the Lightner Creek Fire, which was reported live at durangoherald.com and the-journal.com First report: 4 p.m. Firefighters are evacuating...

DATE: June 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde wheels out a meaty Spruce Tree BBQ for summer

Fans of smoked meats and hearty sides now have one more reason to tour Mesa Verde National Park this summer.The Spruce Tree BBQ has reopened on the Spruce Tree Terrace, about 20 miles inside the...

DATE: June 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Man found dead Sunday from apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound

A 60-year-old male was found dead on Sunday from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound on a trail near Haviland Lake, according to the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office. Investigator Peter...

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Travel Channel seeks extras for Butch Cassidy reenactment

The Travel Channel is coming to Durango on Sunday, and it’s looking for extras to take part in a reenactment of one of infamous outlaw Butch Cassidy’s more famous train robberies. According to...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Motorcycle crash throws two over back of car

No one was seriously injured in a motorcycle versus car crash near the intersection of Florida Road and East Animas Road on Saturday afternoon. A teenage driver turned left in front of an coming...

DATE: June 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire destroys home east of Durango

A mobile home was destroyed in an early morning fire Monday in the Alpine Shadows subdivision, east of Durango. The fire was reported at 4:42 a.m. on East Pine Ridge Road, northeast of Elmore’s...

DATE: June 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire engulfs recently vacated building on Camino del Rio

Flames engulfed a building on the site of a planned hotel on Camino del Rio around midnight Sunday, shooting flames into the night sky as smoke billowed through downtown Durango. About 30 percent...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Playing four-state Twister not enough for travel critics

The Four Corners boasts some of the most stunning landmarks in the West, drawing tourists from all over the world. But it’s also home to one of the most disappointing travel destinations on Earth,...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman, 22, found dead at home

A 22-year-old Durango woman was found dead Sunday from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to La Plata County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Dan Bender. Around 3 p.m., sheriff’s...

DATE: May 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Lakes woman found dead from self-inflicted gunshot wound

A 35-year old woman was found dead Saturday in her Forest Lakes home from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to La Plata County Coroner Jann Smith. Around 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, La Plata...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Monitoring of Animas River ramps up as spring runoff increases

As flows rise on the Animas River with spring runoff, the water may look cloudy or change color because naturally occurring sediment is being carried downstream. Five monitoring stations along the...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bloomberg: Durango is 12th wealthiest small U.S. town

Durango ranked as the 12th wealthiest small town in America, according to a survey recently released by Bloomberg Business. Bloomberg based the rankings on four metrics (Durango’s in parenthesis):...

DATE: April 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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