Shannon Mullane

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Fort Lewis College celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day

More than 60 people, from 6 weeks old and older, wove their way through Fort Lewis College during a solidarity walk Monday, the first of many college events celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day....

DATE: Oct. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio leans on residents to grow creative economy

IGNACIO – State officials and community leaders said Ignacio residents will be the key to success as the town tries to grow its economy through the arts. State officials visited Ignacio for the...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield might raise rates to provide bear-resistant trash cans

BAYFIELD – The Bayfield Board of Trustees might switch the entire town over to bear-resistant trash cans, but it will take a rate increase to do so. If approved, the rate increase would add $1.49...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man to skateboard 800 miles to Southern California

At dawn Tuesday, while the rest of Durango woke up, a local skateboarder took a backpack full of socks, banana chips and peanuts and started skating. His destination: Long Beach, California – 800...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Doctors aren’t using available methods for youth nicotine addiction

Doctors rarely pursue counseling or prescription medicine as treatment options for young patients addicted to nicotine, according to a Boston Children’s Hospital study. Authors of the peer-reviewed...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Interior secretary gives keynote talk at Indian Country conference near Ignacio

SOUTHERN UTE RESERVATION – U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt prioritized drug enforcement and missing and murdered indigenous women Tuesday during a keynote address at the 27th annual Four...

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

Farm Bureau, state officials share concerns about youth involvement at 100th anniversary

Southern Ute Reservation – Farmers, ranchers and Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture Kate Greenberg said younger generations face big barriers in joining Colorado’s agriculture industry at the...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Los Pinos hires former Durango captain to start volunteer program

IGNACIO – When Greg Childress stopped by a fire academy in Florida to pick up an application, he didn’t know what an “EMT” was, but he thought he might find an interesting job. The decision...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farmington challenges Ignacio to chile cook-off

The New Mexico-Colorado chile rivalry has come to Ignacio. Farmington challenged Ignacio to prove that Colorado has better chiles at the town’s third annual Ignacio Green Chile Fest to be held...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute Indian Tribe expands emergency water storage

SOUTHERN UTE RESERVATION – The Southern Ute Indian Tribe broke ground on a new settling pond Wednesday south of Bayfield to expand emergency capacity for the region’s water system. The new settling...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sky Ute Casino gets new assistant manager

The Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council has announced Travis Garlick as the new assistant general manager of Sky Ute Casino Resort near Ignacio. Sky Ute Casino Resort is one of the biggest employers...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute tribe to celebrate its history at tribal fair this weekend

The 99th annual Southern Ute Tribal Fair is bringing back the rodeo for the first time since the fair’s early years in the 1920s. With more than 40 events this weekend, the fair will feature a mix...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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