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Durango girls soccer scores eight goals in home opener  The Durango Herald

It was the perfect start for first-year Durango High School girls soccer head coach Jonathan Berzins in the home opener for the Demons on Saturday...



Durango girls soccer has new look under Jonathan Berzins  The Durango Herald

One month before her senior season, Durango High School girls soccer captain Charlotte Hale still did not know who her head coach was going to be....



What a way to make a living: Durango High School Troupe 1096 to stage ‘9 to 5’  The Durango Herald

Durango High School Troupe 1096 will be staging a battle of the sexes royale with its fall musical “9 to 5” starting next week, and it's not a show...



Tuberculosis testing continues at Durango High School  KTNV Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Tuberculosis testing started Monday morning at Durango High School; parents were informed last week at least 200 students might have ...



UPDATE: Durango HS students receive letter regarding TB exposure  KTNV Las Vegas

The Southern Nevada Health District has identified a recent case of tuberculosis at Durango High School.



Pueblo Community College Southwest opens campus at Durango High  The Durango Herald

After tailoring its course offerings to meet community needs – with a focus on early childhood education – Pueblo Community College Southwest has...



Michael F. Martinez "Frank" | Obituaries  Standard-Examiner

September 29, 1948 ~ April 5, 2019. Michael F. Martinez "Frank", 70, passed away Friday, April 5, 2019 at his home. He was born September 29, 1948, in Price, ...



Longtime Durango High coach David McMillan steps down  The Durango Herald

The David McMillan era at Durango High School has come to an end. The longtime cross-country and track and field coach resigned from his coaching positions ...



Should Durango High School close its campus?  The Durango Herald

Closing Durango High School's campus, a debate that springs up about once a decade, has been rekindled – returning this year after a rash of...



Snow on Durango's state ski championship parade  The Durango Herald

Durango High School welcomed hundreds of skiers from around the state to the Colorado High School Activities Association state skiing championships...



Durango football’s schedule home heavy but tough  The Durango Herald

Rivalry games return for the Durango Demons in 2018, and Durango High School will play host to three marquee games without having to travel in the...



Hundreds of high school mountain bikers to roll into town this weekend  The Durango Herald

A three-year effort will culminate this weekend when Durango hosts the high school mountain biking state championships. Along with the event comes...



DHS theater director helps students find their vein of gold  The Durango Herald

It's difficult to tell whether the small Tupperware bowl full of spaghetti on the edge of the Durango High School stage is a prop or someone's lunch.



High Noon Rotary Club collects nearly $17,000 for scholarship program  The Durango Herald

Durango High Noon Rotary Club recently announced that its 13th annual Casino Night – held April 28 at the DoubleTree Hotel – collected $16,953 in funding for ...



Durango High School students plan walkout to honor victims of Parkland shooting  The Durango Herald

Durango High School students plan to hold a 17-minute walkout and school-approved event on Wednesday to honor the 17 people who died in the...



Steamboat soccer heads to Durango for 1st-round playoff game  Steamboat Pilot & Today

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Steamboat Springs High School boys soccer team was back at work Monday afternoon preparing for a historic meeting in the ...



Durango's Lauren Milliet forges path to NWSL draft selection  The Durango Herald

Durango has its first National Women's Soccer League player. Lauren Milliet, a 2015 graduate of Durango High School and current senior at Colorado College ...



Colby Simmons wins title at Colorado Cycling League state championship  The Durango Herald

Durango High School got out to a fast start at the Colorado High School Cycling League mountain bike state championships Saturday and built a...



Satirical website 'The Farmington Tribune' digs at Four Corners issues  The Durango Herald

A new Facebook page called “The Farmington Tribune” that aims to be a satirical online news site for the Four Corners is causing some ruckus and...



Former Durangoan to compete on new NBC game show  The Durango Herald

A former Durangoan will take center stage on NBC's new game show.



The Durango Herald’s top sports stories of 2018  The Durango Herald

Elite cycling has been a staple of the Durango community for decades, but 2018 was one of the best years in history for local athletes on bicycles.



Durango soccer puts two players on CHSAA all-state list  The Durango Herald

An incredible season for Durango High School boys soccer was wrapped up Monday when all-state selections were announced by the Colorado High School...



Ignacio boys basketball has rocky district tournament road  The Durango Herald

A little more than a century ago, poet Robert Frost composed “The Road Not Taken,” a work ending with:



SkillsUSA competition spotlights students who know their way around a table saw  The Durango Herald

Dylan Burress, 19, a Bayfield High School senior, has made Netflix binge-watching sessions a little more classy in the family living room with a...



Durango High student seriously injured over the weekend  The Durango Herald

Wiley Corra, a 15-year-old Durango High School student, is in serious but stable condition after falling nearly 40 feet from a pedestrian bridge...



Durango overtakes Steamboat soccer in opening round of 4A playoffs  Steamboat Pilot & Today

DURANGO — Steamboat Springs stunned a jittery Durango High School boys soccer team in the opening 10 minutes, but the Demons settled in and capitalized ...



Housing boom appears to have stabilized this year  The Durango Herald

The homebuilding market may be slowing down a bit and stabilizing after an exceptional year in 2017, although home prices have continued to rise.



FLC football takes on NMH  The Durango Herald

Fort Lewis College football opens their season on the Durango High School football field filling the stands.



Special education teacher ready to make dream life skills center for students a reality  KTNV Las Vegas

Julie Brown has a vision - to build a special life skills center for her special education students at Durango High School. The teacher is a recipient in our 13 Days ...



Coca-Cola helps Durango High School senior pay for college  The Durango Herald

Durango High School senior Abigail Scott was recently recognized as an outstanding student and awarded a $20,000 college scholarship by the Coca-Cola ...



Lutheran church to close early learning center  The Durango Herald

Christ the King Lutheran Church will close its early childhood learning center next week because of declining enrollment.



9-year-old Bayfield girl faces terminal cancer diagnosis  The Durango Herald

Nine-year-old Jolean Scott spent the summer with her family swimming, going to the movies, making art projects and hanging out along the Animas...



2018: A review of the news in La Plata County  The Durango Herald

There is an epigram that says “the more things change, the more they stay the same.” That feels somewhat true for 2018 in La Plata County. Once again, a ...



Clark County schools closed Friday due to weather  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Clark County's public schools will be closed Friday because of weather, the school district announced. In addition to a call to parents, the Clark County School ...



Durango High School’s Student Council looks to extend streak of excellence  The Durango Herald

Thursday was a stressful day for Student Council members at Durango High School. Since 2010, the National Association of Student Councils has given the ...



Mudslides damage homes north of Durango  The Durango Herald

Heavy rainstorms Tuesday and Wednesday wreacked havoc in certain areas below the 416 Fire burn scar. Large boulders, thick mud and rain water filled roads ...



Volunteers needed for Durango High School’s after-prom event  The Durango Herald

The Durango High School prom and after-prom will be April 22.



Durango teen makes ‘miraculous’ recovery  The Durango Herald

When Wiley Corra fell 40 feet off a bridge six months ago, he “was basically dead,” said his father, Andy. But now, after months of rehabilitation in three different ...



LIVINGSTON: ‘A big cycling hootenany’ in store for Durango in October 2019  The Journal

Not even a full week has passed since Durango's successful hosting performance for the high school mountain bike state championships. The same...



Durango Youth Soccer Association forms alliance with Rio Rapids  The Durango Herald

Durango has long been a power for soccer in the state. The Durango Youth Soccer Association (DYSA), which is in its 25th year of existence, took the next step ...



The sweetest gig  The Durango Herald

It is hard to have a bad day selling chocolate, according to Kelsea Ferrato. She's the director of marketing at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory,...



New Durango nonprofit wants to improve sports culture  The Durango Herald

In the face of failure, some student athletes must shoulder their own disappointment and the emotions of their coaches and parents, so two athletic...



DHS team goes to state Go Code challenge  The Durango Herald

An app developed by Durango High School students will go up against ideas developed by professionals during the state competition of the Go Code...



Aspen High skiers head to Purgatory hoping to defend state championships  Aspen Times

When you are the defending state champion in skiing — and your mascot happens to be the Skiers — then there will certainly be high expectations that have to.



CHSAA suspends Durango High coach David McMillan on eve of state track meet  The Durango Herald

Durango High School head track and field coach David McMillan was suspended Friday by the Colorado High School Activities Association for what the...



Tuberculosis case sets off testing at Las Vegas high school  Salt Lake Tribune

Las Vegas • Health officials will test up to 200 students and teachers for tuberculosis after one case was confirmed at a Las Vegas high school. The Southern ...



UPDATE: 16-year-old arrested in connection with Durango High School threat  KTNV Las Vegas

Clark County School District police reported that a 16-year-old boy was arrested in connection with a threat made to students at Durango High School.



Mudslides and flooding  The Durango Herald

Mudslides after heaving rain Tuesday night covered portions of County Road 250 and U.S. Highway 550 north of Durango as well as train tracks used by the ...



Colorado Cycling League state championship  The Durango Herald

Colorado Cycling League state championship freshman and junior varsity races take place on Durango Mesa.



Fish count finds a severely depleted Animas River  The Durango Herald

A fish count in the Animas River on Tuesday found populations have been drastically affected by deadly runoff from the 416 Fire burn scar.



Bayfield captures first boys state track and field title in school history  The Durango Herald

LAKEWOOD – The Wolverines are state champions yet again. Bayfield High School secured its first state championship for boys track and field in school history ...



Can in-house child care keep young teachers in the classroom? These districts want to find out.  Chalkbeat Colorado

To help attract and retain teachers, school districts in Colorado and the nation are increasingly offering in-house child care to district employees.



Over 1,000 take part in March for Our Lives rally in Durango  The Durango Herald

An estimated 1300 people in Durango marched along Main Avenue on Saturday in sync with hundreds more demonstrations around the country in a...



Ann Butler, a community storyteller, forges a path to recovery  The Durango Herald

If you've noticed something missing in The Durango Herald recently, don't worry, you're not alone.



Breaking News Blog Las Vegas breaking news for March 6, 2019 5:21 AM, Mar 06  KTNV Las Vegas

The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.



Mobile devices cause mobility woes at car wash  The Durango Herald

Do cellphones disrupt the computers in an automatic car wash? What is the safety issue at Durango Rapid Wash, across from Durango High School? I...



Law enforcement says Aztec school shooting details forthcoming  The Durango Herald

AZTEC – Law enforcement provided few details Thursday afternoon during a news conference about three people who were killed earlier in the morning...



National Signing Day: Durango’s Witchel to swim in New York at Vassar College  The Durango Herald

Violet Witchel wasn't sold on the idea of swimming in college, until the offers came pouring in from schools across the country. Ultimately, Witchel decided to ...



50 Colorado Public High Schools With The Best Teachers For 2019  Patch.com

50 Colorado Public High Schools With Top Teachers - Denver, CO - Need to know who the best teachers in Colorado are? Here's a ranking for the top 50 ...



What Jared Polis' record in office reveals about the governor-elect  The Durango Herald

Early on the night of Colorado's June primary election, the congratulations started pouring in for Jared Polis, the five-term congressman who...



Telluride boys basketball scales new heights  The Daily Planet

The Telluride High School boys basketball team scaled new heights this season, including a dramatic overtime victory to open the Class 2A Regionals in Simla ...



Food hub to distribute produce to low-income residents in Southwest Colorado  The Durango Herald

More locally harvested produce could make it onto plates across La Plata County next fall through a new food hub.



Good Food Collective harvests thousands of pounds for families in need  The Durango Herald

Millions of pounds of produce are ripening in the fields this fall across Montezuma and La Plata counties, and The Good Food Collective wants to...



Durango schools integrating restorative justice into discipline  The Durango Herald

Talking back to the teacher in class? Detention. Arriving late to class every day? Suspension. Discipline in schools has followed that pattern for generations, but ...



Howard Grotts wins his first Iron Horse Bicycle Classic in epic sprint finish  The Durango Herald

SILVERTON – Howard Grotts wouldn't let his window to claim glory in his hometown race slip away in 2018. One year after he finished third in the Iron Horse ...



Telluride boys basketball advances to Class 2A Regionals  The Daily Planet

The Telluride High School boys basketball team extended the season — again.



Miners' basketball teams hit motherlode  The Daily Planet

The Telluride Miners hit the basketball motherlode this week.



Man suffocates mountain lion who attacked him near Fort Collins  The Durango Herald

FORT COLLINS – Wildlife officials say a man who fought off a young mountain lion on a northern Colorado trail killed the animal by suffocating it.



Silverton launches innovative new play festival  The Durango Herald

The latest chapter in the history of American theater is being written right now in Silverton.



Who will win Durango Voice?  The Durango Herald

This year's Durango Voice finalists will take the stage at Henry Strater Theatre on Saturday to show off a month's worth of vocal coaching courtesy...



Colorado Schools With the Most Marijuana Violations  Westword

Colorado Department of Education data about marijuana violations in state schools reveals the facilities with the most pot-related incidents during the ...



‘Share the Light’ program raises money for suicide prevention  The Durango Herald

Durango High School senior Brooke Buccowich wants everyone to know that there is a light at the end of the tunnel, no matter how long or dark it...



Battle of the bands at Stocker  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

For six years in a row, the Palisade High School Marching Band has earned second place at the annual state competition.



The Top Events To Watch At The UW High School Invitational  MileSplit

The UW High School Invitation is set to take place on Feb. 16 at the Dempsey Indoor Stadium in Seattle, Washington.



The Jason and Cam show  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A pair of quick scores gave Palisade High School's football team an early lead Thursday night. A key defensive play in the fourth quarter against Durango ...



One-man business in Durango dials in on device repair  The Durango Herald

Nash McNichol, owner of Tech-Nichol, is one of the youngest business owners in Durango. McNichol, 20, a self-taught technician, opened the electronic repair ...



Durango athletes suspended after urinating in opposing team's water fountain  KRQE News 13

DURANGO, C.O. (KRQE) - More controversy and bad behavior for a high school's sports teams that have already seen enough trouble this year. This time it was ...



Durango community has raised over $1.6 million on GoFundMe  The Durango Herald

Jan. 20 will forever stick in Elise Albosta's mind. That is the day her husband, Andy, fell about 50 feet while rock climbing in Cascade Canyon. He was rescued ...



Opioid deaths on the rise  The Durango Herald

In the state of Colorado, the opioid-related death rate is double the rate of deaths in motor vehicle crashes.



Durango's Deepest Field Yet And Day 1 Upsets  prepvolleyball

Expanding from 48 to 64 teams in 2013 brought about one major change at the Durango Fall Classic. More than ever before the new format that came with it ...



Three public art finalists selected to adorn busy Durango intersection  The Durango Herald

The city of Durango released three new concepts for sculptures near the U.S. Highway 550/160 intersection Monday. An evaluation team selected the concepts ...



Body of missing Towaoc man is found  The Durango Herald

The body of a local man missing since December was found Thursday afternoon near Towaoc, according to officials.



Durango native, restaurateur dies in townhome fire  The Durango Herald

Kevin Abeyta, a lifelong Durango resident and co-owner of a Mexican restaurant that opened earlier this year in the Main Mall, died in Wednesday's...



NXN Southwest Returning Team Scores: Colorado Looks Strong  MileSplit

The current team scores based on 2017 season-best PRs indicate that Colorado should be a state to look out for at the Nike Cross Nationals Southwest ...



State championship Bayfield football team stunned by CHSAA all-state awards  Pine River Times

Bayfield High School won the Class 2A football state championship and expected all the honors that come along with winning a title. Thursday...



Durango Day 2 Preview: The National Championship Race Is On! – PrepVolleyball.com | Club Volleyball | High School Volleyball | College Volleyball  prepvolleyball

It's natural to build things up, to add hype. Trust when it's said that Saturday at Durango High School is as big as it gets. It's only September, but ...



Danny Pierce’s father helped build Durango, brick by brick  The Durango Herald

Father's Day is special for most of us, but for one son, it has a particularly deep meaning.



Katz family to preserve Durango Nordic Center near Purgatory  The Durango Herald

The Katz family has come to the rescue of the Durango Nordic Center, purchasing nearly 200 acres of land near Purgatory Resort that includes the...



Demons cross-country set for a nighttime classic in Durango  The Durango Herald

One of the season's most exciting cross-country races has arrived. With teams already looking ahead to this year's regional race in Durango, the...



John McCain, ‘maverick’ of the Senate and former POW, dies at 81  The Durango Herald

U.S. Sen. John McCain, the son and grandson of four-star admirals, was bred for combat. He endured more than five years of imprisonment and torture...



These Mountain Bikers Are Adding to Durango's Rich MTB Legacy  5280 | The Denver Magazine

Howard Grotts, Payson McElveen, and Christopher Blevins might just be the future of U.S. men's mountain biking. By Devon O'Neil | 5280 April 2018.



Drive-in on Main may ring a ‘Bell’ Half-century-old memories on Main now hidden by courts and field  The Durango Herald

Say you were playing tennis on the Durango High School courts 60 years ago just as it was getting dark.



Teen births on the decline in La Plata County  The Durango Herald

Widespread access to long-acting contraceptives is credited with declining teen birth rates in La Plata County and across Colorado.



Yearbook photo takes teen to the ‘Today Show’  The Durango Herald

It's not just in Durango coffee shops that Sydney Spies and her provocative yearbook photo are being discussed. Television viewers across the...



416 Fire: Evacuations ordered Thursday  The Durango Herald

Almost 500 homes were evacuated and about 750 were placed on pre-evacuation Thursday in the Hermosa area, just south of the 416 Fire.



‘Space speaks’: Merely Players to perform at Old Fort Lewis  The Durango Herald

When we saw the library at the Old Historic Fort site, we knew it would be perfect for our production of 'Sense and Sensibility,'” said Mona...



On the town  Durango Telegraph

“Yoga for Good,” proceeds donated to a different local charity each week, 8 a.m., Pine Needle Dry Goods, 858 Main Ave. Here to Hear: Office Hour with ...



Suicide-prevention effort begins  The Durango Herald

Reeling from a string of recent deaths, a coalition of local health advocates, school representatives and others gathered Wednesday night to start...



Christopher Blevins an all-around talent, on and off the bike  The Durango Herald

Will Christopher Blevins pick a road cycling career, or will he continue to race his mountain bike? It is one of the biggest questions in American cycling. It's also a ...



Friday's Snowdown Events in Pictures  The Durango Herald

Friday and Saturday are Snowdown's most active days. Check out our coverage from numerous events around Durango.



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