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Bill Roberts is retiring!

Bill has served as The Durango Herald's Editorial Page editor for 26 years. He has decided it is time to hang up his keyboard and take to the pasture. Truly, he is looking forward to time at home...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Hillerman speaks at Bayfield library

Quite a few locals are die-hard fans of the late Tony Hillerman's mysteries set on the Navajo Reservation and featuring Navajo Police officers Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee. There was fear that the...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

U.S. Navy veteran turns 95

Darwin Kinney turned 95 on Monday and celebrated Tuesday with taco salad and chocolate birthday cake at Evenings Porch Assisted Living. Evenings Porch staff presented him with a gift of an...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

County proposes land use code updates

County planning officials are refining proposed updates to the land use code while a new code is being written. "This is a significant amendment that we're reviewing with you based on comments...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Friends holding fundraiser Saturday for local boy with cancer

A wish for a young boy with cancer to see Christmas lights, fireworks and fire trucks should be answered on Saturday. A fundraising event to help third-grade student Jaden Page fight cancer will...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield gas station closes for two days for renovations

Mini Merc, a Bayfield mainstay for gasoline, pizza and tacos, had a small electrical fire on Thursday, Jan. 6. The fire was extinguished quickly before any damage occurred, said owner Michelle...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Freezing rain turns area roads into 'sheet of ice'

U.S. Highway 160 was closed for about 30 minutes Monday morning for a crash and icy road conditions west of Durango, from city limits to Hesperus. The Colorado Department of Transportation reopened...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Squirrel Nut Zippers kick off 2017 at Community Concert Hall

The big band/swing/jazz/alternative rock band Squirrel Nut Zippers kicks off 2017 at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, with a "Hot" show on Thursday, Jan. 12, 7:30 p.m. The dance...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Nature-related book discussions starting at Pine River Library

Pine River Library will host a free series of four monthly reading, viewing, and discussion gatherings called "Pushing the Limits" starting in January. They will be from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on the...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Mercy again earns Medicare 5-star rating for quality

In new ratings released on Dec. 19, Mercy Regional Medical Center was again recognized by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) with a five-star rating for overall hospital quality....

DATE: Jan. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield artist's work displayed at Olio in Mancos

Carol Meckling's paintings emphasize big skies and landscapes. Her show, "Land and Sky," will be on display at Olio restaurant in Mancos through Feb. 4. Meckling moved to Bayfield from Seattle...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Fundraiser Saturday for Durango cancer patient

A wish for a young boy with cancer to see Christmas lights, fireworks and fire trucks should be answered on Saturday. A fundraising event to help third-grade student Jaden Page fight cancer will...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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