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Winter slumber comes to an end for hibernating bears

Bears are waking up around Durango, and it’s time to start taking precautionary measures to reduce human-bear conflicts, wildlife officials say. “It’s that time of year,” said Colorado Parks and...

DATE: April 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield comes together to put on Mill Street block parties

The Thursday night Bayfield Block Parties started four years ago as a way to promote Bayfield businesses and bring a vibrant event to downtown. The block parties are such a hit that they continue...

DATE: April 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Area farmers should be growing hemp

More and more farmers are growing hemp after the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill that legalized the production of the plant nationwide. There are currently 30 farmers in Montezuma County and 45 in...

DATE: April 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Heavy-hitting Bayfield baseball ready to rake in Cortez

Known for putting the ball in play, Bayfield High School senior Rhett Hoover had never socked a homer in a game until doing so off Pagosa Springs’ Eric Huddleston during last Saturday’s...

DATE: April 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Sports

Rout of Center revs up Bayfield girls soccer

Earlier this season, inclement weather tried disrupting Bayfield High’s girls soccer team routine in the days before their home opener. “That was kind of frustrating, you know?” head coach Jen...

DATE: April 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Sports

Bayfield star Hawkins signing with California junior college

Having now broken Bayfield High School’s shot put record two weekends in a row, tossing 53-feet, 8-inches and 53-09, David Hawkins’ plans to go even bigger – perhaps at this Saturday’s Ron Keller...

DATE: April 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Sports

Bayfield’s Turner Kennedy aims to walk on at Utah Valley

Walking onto Utah Valley University’s basketball team definitely won’t be easy. For anybody, and for quite a while. Particularly after a 2018-19 season which ended with a program-best 25-10 overall...

DATE: April 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Sports

How an Andalusian horse redirected a Bayfield life coach’s life path

Mill deVoto, a white Andalusian horse, changed the course of Jan Shaw’s life. Shaw is the founder of The Success Alchemist , a marketing, website development and life coaching business that...

DATE: April 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: News

Prep Roundup: Bayfield girls soccer blasts Center

Before a crucial weekend, the Bayfield High School girls soccer team (3-4) peppered Center (0-7) in a 10-0 mercy-rule win that ended in the 69th minute Tuesday at Wolverine Country Stadium in...

DATE: April 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

Election committee will review LPEA candidate’s residency

A candidate for the La Plata Electric Association board is facing a second election review about his residency in the district he hopes to represent. Jack Turner, an incumbent, is running against...

DATE: April 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Residents affected by bullying will share their stories

Durango Diaries, the twice-a-month storyteller series hosted by The Durango Herald , will be held Wednesday. Three Durango residents who are either experts about or victims of bullying will talk...

DATE: April 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Golden eagle hit by a car released back into the wild

A golden eagle hit by a car last summer was released back into the wild east of Durango after being rehabbed by Colorado Parks and Wildlife staff for almost a year. CPW spokesman Joe Lewandowski...

DATE: April 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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