Herald Staff Report

Women in predominately male jobs to tell their stories at Durango Diaries

Durango Diaries, the twice-a-month storyteller series hosted by The Durango Herald , will be held Wednesday. Three women who work in professions dominated by men will share their stories about...

DATE: March 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Seven candidates to seek election to LPEA board of directors

Six candidates will compete for three open seats on the La Plata Electric Association board of directors during the spring election to lead the co-op during what could be a pivotal time. The co-op...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Oil rig crash closes Colorado Highway 151 near Allison

Colorado Highway 151 was closed Wednesday evening as emergency crews attempt to upright a semi-trailer carrying an 87,000-pound oil rig that went off the road. Colorado State Patrol Capt. Adrian...

DATE: March 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Adrenaline junkies to tell their stories at Durango Diaires

Durango Diaries, the biweekly storyteller series hosted by The Durango Herald , will be held Wednesday with three self-professed “adrenaline junkies” who will talk about what motivates them to find...

DATE: March 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Storm expected to move out of region by midnight; until then, more snow

Good morning, and welcome to another day in a winter wonderland. About 6 inches of snow fell Thursday night and this morning in Durango, snarling traffic across the region and providing the impetus...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Durango, Bayfield school districts cancel Friday classes

Good evening, Southwest Colorado, and welcome to the 62nd day of winter. We’ll keep this story updated with cancellations, road conditions and weather forecasts. Here’s what you need to know as of...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Durango Diaries to explore what Durango will be like in 2040

Durango Diaries, the biweekly storyteller series hosted by The Durango Herald , will be held Wednesday with three local experts talking about what Durango will be like in the year 2040. The event...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Storm drops double-digit snow amounts throughout La Plata County

After a chaotic morning in Southwest Colorado, with some areas reporting double-digit snow totals, it appears winter weather and the associated impacts are winding up. Coal Bank, Molas and Red...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Durango airport approved for $3.9 million land purchase

Durango-La Plata County Airport has been given the green light to pursue a $3.9 million purchase of 12.5 acres to help meet future expansion needs. La Plata County commissioners on Tuesday...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Storms may bring heavy snow to San Juan Mountains

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a winter storm watch to take effect Wednesday afternoon and last through midday Friday. The NWS says a series of storms hold the potential...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield babysitter accused of child abuse found not guilty

A Bayfield babysitter accused of abusing an infant child was found not guilty on all charges Monday. After a 2½-day trial, a jury of six people acquitted Bridget Craig on two counts of child abuse....

DATE: Feb. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

John Taylor: A Buffalo soldier who made his mark among Ute people

Early life in La Plata County was difficult for the men and women who settled here, but particularly for the tiny number of African-Americans who moved to Durango for economic opportunities....

DATE: Feb. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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