Upper Pine fire sends assistance to Hurricane Harvey victims

As thousands of relief workers descend on Texas for what's being called the worst natural disaster in the state's history, a small unit from Southwest Colorado will be among the ranks. On Friday,...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Law enforcement investigates shooting between Bayfield and Pagosa Springs

An Archuleta County man says he shot and killed an intruder who attacked him with a knife Wednesday night in a remote area between Bayfield and Pagosa Springs. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Hop harvest arrives at Steamworks Brewing Co. to make special beer

A sweet and calming aroma filled the air in front of Steamworks Brewing Co. on Wednesday morning as a mobile hop harvester stripped cones from vines. The harvester rumbled as the tines removed the...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Ditch yields big trout

DATE: Aug. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Durango Rally in Four Corners ensures bikers have reason to come

Labor Day weekend might be a little quieter without the Four Corners Motorcycle Rally, which was approaching its 25th year until it was canceled because of financial struggles, but that does not...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

New school year brings new classes, construction

The Durango Herald talked with the superintendents from Ignacio, Bayfield and Durango school districts to find out what is new at each district for this 2017-18 school year. Bayfield's Amy Lyons,...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield test results show growth in language arts

Bayfield School District's standardized test scores show student improvement in language arts, but a dip in mathematics. Overall, Bayfield students tested above-average on the SATs, about average...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Sungazers check out partial eclipse

Cloudy morning skies cleared up on Monday in time for Southwest Colorado to see the solar eclipse. About 87 percent of the sun's path was obscured by the moon in the event, which started at about...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

No choppers, but local chile, anyone?

With no motorcycle rally in Ignacio on Labor Day weekend, the Ignacio Chamber of Commerce and Farmers Fresh Market are hosting a green chile festival on Sept. 1 and 2. The event will start at noon...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Burn-out operations conclude in HD Mountains near Bayfield

After several days of preparation, firefighters Tuesday night successfully conducted burn-out operations on the 842 Fire in the HD Mountains near Chimney Rock National Monument. Crews burned 282...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Mark Redwine's bail lowered by judge

A district court judge on Tuesday lowered bail for Mark Redwine, the man accused of killing his son, Dylan, from $1 million cash-only to $750,000 cash surety - meaning he can post bail through a...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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