Position: City editor, Journal staff writer

Email: parmijo@the-journal.com

Phone Number: (970) 564-6033

Durango financial firms say coronavirus was trigger, but market issues lie deeper

The past three weeks of market turmoil culminating Monday when circuit breakers stopped stock trading may be but the beginning of a bigger market plunge, but both McAlvany Wealth Management and...

DATE: March 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Scattered showers expected through the week in the Four Corners

Anyone hoping for good late-season ski conditions or worried about the severe drought that a sliver of Southwest Colorado is in should be happy with this week’s forecast. A chance of scattered rain...

DATE: March 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Economic developers of Southwest Colorado unite

An array of groups, programs and nonprofits designed to help small businesses and entrepreneurs once scattered across Durango are now under one roof at Fort Lewis College’s Center for Innovation,...

DATE: March 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

With most votes counted, Bernie Sanders takes win in La Plata County

Bernie Sanders is assured the top spot among La Plata County voters in Tuesday’s Democratic presidential primary with all ballots counted except for about 460 from military members, overseas...

DATE: March 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Light rain, snow expected in Southwest Colorado

A spring-like storm with scattered light rain in lower elevations and snow flurries in the mountains is expected in Southwest Colorado to extend into the early morning hours of Monday. But a...

DATE: March 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boebert campaigns against Tipton in Cortez and Durango

Lauren Boebert told 40 people at her Durango meet-and-greet Thursday she’s running into Republicans who want an active representative in Congress, “not someone just warming a seat thinking we’re in...

DATE: Feb. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Students hear about the future of jobs

The future of work will in some ways be very different: Graduates in 2020 shouldn’t expect they’ll work in the same industry their entire life, artificial intelligence will eliminate many jobs from...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Rosa Sabido supporters seek help from U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton

About 80 supporters of Rosa Sabido, who has been living for the past 1,000 days in sanctuary at the United Methodist Church in Mancos, gathered for a vigil Thursday in front of U.S. Rep. Scott...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man falls from Purgatory lift

A man fell about 30 feet from the Purgatory Village Express lift about 1 p.m. Friday, but details of the incident and the extent of the man’s injuries have not been released by officials. The man’s...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC looks for free online replacements for textbooks

Students at Fort Lewis College will increasingly benefit from open educational resources offered free online that replace often-costly textbooks with the assistance of a $31,000 grant from the...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Education

Weekend snow expected in the San Juan Mountains

A weekend storm forecast to move into Southwest Colorado on Saturday afternoon is expected to bring a mix of rain and snow that could leave between 1 to 3 inches of snow in Durango and Cortez and...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Skier at Purgatory who died after hitting tree ID’d

The 70-year-old Dallas man who hit a tree and died Saturday while skiing at Purgatory Resort was identified Sunday as Joel Eastman. Eastman hit a tree around 1:15 p.m. Saturday between Lift 3 and...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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