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The 50 year reunion is 9/5/14-9/7/14. Contact Patt Yeager Emmett if you want to come.

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More snow expected Tuesday; Durango, Bayfield, Ignacio schools cancel classes  The Durango Herald

Blizzard-like conditions buried Southwest Colorado in another layer of *fresh* snow Monday, leading to chain laws on mountain passes, canceled...



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...



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...



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 ...



Heavy snowstorm creates hazardous road conditions  The Durango Herald

Winter weather covered area roads with slush and snow Thursday – sending scores of vehicles sliding off roads or spinning out of control, and the Colorado ...



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...



GOAL High School graduates area students  The Durango Herald

GOAL High School recently graduated 63 students from its Four Corners sites, which include Southwest Colorado locations in Durango, Cortez and...



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...



Weekly planner for Feb. 11-15  The Durango Herald

Information and agendas about city meetings. City of Durango: www.durangogov.org or call 375-5000. La Plata County: www.co.laplata.co.us or call 382-6210.



Alternative high school gets new campus  The Durango Herald

A lesser known charter school in Cortez is gaining in popularity and has recently moved to a larger campus. GOAL Academy High School, 2531 E. Main St., is an ...



Arts Calendar  The Durango Herald

Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. STEAM Lab, 3:30 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Rebecca ...



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 ...



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.



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...



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...



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...



Walkout at Durango High School  The Durango Herald

Durango High School students left their classrooms on Wednesday morning as participation in the National Walkout to show support for schools that have ...



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 ...



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 School District mum on why employee was banned from Needham Elementary School  The Durango Herald

Durango School District 9-R refuses to release information about an incident last month in which one of its employees, who was reportedly banned from ...



Durango School District board member resigns  The Durango Herald

Joe Kusar, who represents central and south Durango on the Durango School District 9-R board, resigned effective Thursday, and applications to fill...



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 ...



New Durango nonprofit wants to improve sports culture  The Journal

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



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 ...



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...



DHS Crucible  The Durango Herald

Durango High School Troupe 1096 brings Arthur Miller's play “The Crucible" to the stage.



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.



Three Durango schools evacuated after bomb threats  The Durango Herald

Police responded to three Durango elementary schools Monday afternoon after receiving bomb threats from an unidentified caller.



Schools and offices closed Wednesday because of weather conditions  The Durango Herald

Icy and snowpacked roads have prompted a number of closures and warnings today across La Plata County.



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

Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct Daniel Lopez's name. DURANGO — Steamboat Springs stunned a jittery Durango High School boys soccer ...



DHS graduation  The Durango Herald

Durango High School seniors take their seats on the football field Friday evening for the start of the 2017 commencement ceremony. This year's program listed ...



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 ...



High-schoolers get face time with extremists in class  The Durango Herald

WORTHINGTON, Ohio – Last week's videotaped encounter at the Lincoln Memorial left many wondering about the state of reasoned political discourse in...



Father says Durango School District 9-R mishandled sexual assault investigation  The Durango Herald

A father of a student at Riverview Elementary School says unclear procedures about how Durango School District 9-R handles sexual misconduct...



Juniper School breaks down age barriers by mixing classes  The Durango Herald

A teacher at The Juniper School in Durango might help a student in the morning, but in the afternoon, the assistance might come from a classmate,...



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.



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 ...



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...



Movies playing in Durango Oct. 5-11  The Durango Herald

Animas City Theatre(128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com). NTLive: Julie(1 p.m. Sunday only) . Wild and newly single, Julie throws a ...



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.



Animas, Durango mountain bike teams erase foes at Chalk Creek Stampede  The Durango Herald

The Animas and Durango mountain bike teams erased the competition and claimed podium spots at the Chalk Creek Stampede in Nathrop last Sunday.



Memorial service for Rob Kabeary to be held Saturday  The Durango Herald

A memorial *service* for Rob Kabeary will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Miller Middle School, 2608 Junction St., in Durango. All are welcome to...



Car crash injures Durango school superintendent’s wife  The Durango Herald

Olga Snowberger, the wife of Durango School District 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger, was seriously injured Friday night in a multiple car crash...



2018 a busy year in Durango’s business world  The Durango Herald

The 416 Fire, and its aftermath, left a scar on the business community in the Durango area in 2018, but most companies were able to weather the...



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...



Escalante Middle School names honor students  The Durango Herald

Escalante Middle School announced honor roll students for the 2018 spring semester:



Elks National Hoop Shoot Dec. 15  The Durango Herald

The Durango Elks Lodge #507 will host the Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Competition starting at 9 a.m. Saturday Dec. 15. at Escalante Middle...



Police chase through Durango ends in arrest outside Bayfield  The Durango Herald

A high-speed chase in Durango ended in a manhunt that resulted in the arrest of two individuals a few miles north of Bayfield on Saturday evening.



New Durango shop joins battle against plastics  The Durango Herald

As a biologist, Cristin Salaz admits she doesn't “have much business running a business.”



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...



Durango man’s death ruled a homicide  The Durango Herald

The death of a 51-year-old Durango man in April has been ruled a homicide.



Durango’s largest disc golf tournament returns for second year  The Durango Herald

The second annual Durango Big Picture Classic disc golf tournament – a fundraiser for Durango Big Picture High School – nearly doubled its turnout...



Carmen: The book, the opera, the sizzling seductress  The Durango Herald

The opera about a seductive gypsy who tempts an upright soldier then deserts him for a sexy bullfighter is not exactly family fare. But it is very...



Ignacio School District improves state rating  The Durango Herald

The Ignacio School District improved its rating from the Colorado Department of Education for 2018, one of six low-performing districts in the state to earn an ...



Durango names interim police chief  The Durango Herald

The city of Durango named Cmdr. Bob Brammer as its interim police chief Thursday.



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 ...



Durango stops enforcing camping ban at night  The Durango Herald

The city of Durango has stopped issuing citations to people who camp overnight in public open spaces, excluding parks and sidewalks, city officials...



Some finalists named in Durango Chamber of Commerce awards  The Durango Herald

Finalists have been named in six categories for the annual Durango Rocks event to be held Jan. 17 at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College.



Climber who fell north of Durango is identified  The Durango Herald

A 19-year-old Fort Lewis College student who fell while climbing Saturday at Transfer Park north of Lemon Reservoir, suffering critical injuries, is likely to make a ...



Pickleball mania strikes Cortez at new courts’ grand opening  The Durango Herald

About 60 pickleball enthusiasts from the Four Corners area attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Cortez's new outdoor courts on Saturday.



Shovel your hovel? Some folks flake out after storm  The Durango Herald

I know this is a yearly request, but last week's storm demonstrated Durango's utter cluelessness when it comes to snow, inability to drive...



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...



Bliss Bruen, longtime community organizer and visionary, dies at 74  The Durango Herald

Helen Elizabeth “Bliss” Bruen, a stalwart volunteer in the Durango community who served on countless boards and brought her visionary ideas to...



Sewer repairs along U.S. Highway 550/160 could take days  The Durango Herald

A manhole on U.S. Highway 550/160 near Santa Rita Park partially collapsed on a sewer pipe midday Friday causing sewage to spill over the highway,...



‘Shelter in place’ order lifted for Escalante Middle School  The Durango Herald

A “shelter in place” order was issued Thursday afternoon at Escalante Middle School for a gas line that broke on Baker Lane, delaying seven bus...



Transgender talk highlights issue in national spotlight  The Durango Herald

The co-director of a New Mexico nonprofit that advocates for and serves transgender people said Wednesday that a possible change in the way the...



Durango aims to allow more accessory dwelling units  The Durango Herald

Homeowners in Crestview, Riverview, Hillcrest and other areas of Durango may soon be able to build accessory dwelling units as part of a city...



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 ...



Surprise snowstorm wreaks havoc on morning commuters  The Durango Herald

A little shock and awe accompanied Durango's first snowstorm of the year.



December snow could help close tough retail year in Durango  The Durango Herald

Shop owners and managers on Main Avenue are looking for Christmas shoppers to put in a strong final month to what has been a tough retail year that...



New center provides emergency aid, counseling to veterans  The Durango Herald

A new veterans' center quietly opened last month in Bodo Industrial Park south of downtown Durango to provide emergency aid, free counseling and a...



Six months later, no cause released for 416 Fire  The Durango Herald

Six months later, and no official cause of the 416 Fire has been announced.



Bayfield High School graduates championship class  The Durango Herald

Sending off a state-champion class in style, Bayfield High School graduated 84 members of the class of 2018 on Sunday.



Enter the area’s haunted houses next week ... if you dare  The Durango Herald

'Tis the season for all things spooky, and there's nothing scarier than a good haunted house. Here are three haunted houses opening their doors next week:.



Smiley Building celebrates 20 years  The Durango Herald

On any given day behind the doors of the Smiley Building, the halls could be filled with kids playing a piano, business meetings over coffee and...



San Juan Riggers cross Twin Buttes  The Durango Herald

Some like books. Others do yoga. Running is for some, but for Sean Englund, it's standing 295 feet in the air between Twin Buttes southeast of...



Durango police investigate two cases of attempted murder  The Durango Herald

The Durango Police Department is investigating two separate cases of attempted murder reported during the past few days in Durango.



Durango’s Amy Leonard rides her horse Bongo to equestrian gold  The Durango Herald

Durango's Amy Leonard is rising through the ranks of equestrian riding.



Durango Cannabis Discovery Center opens downtown  The Durango Herald

When curious visitors come to Colorado with questions about legal marijuana, Durango now has the go-to place. The mission of the Durango Cannabis ...



Durango police investigating body found near Dog Park  The Durango Herald

Police are investigating the circumstances of a death involving a 27-year-old Wisconsin man who was found Tuesday evening “affixed” to a tree near...



‘My happy place.’ Workspaces for women rise in #MeToo era  The Durango Herald

MINNEAPOLIS – Entering the year-old workspace ModernWell feels like coming into a comfortable spa. Clean lines give way to cozy touches like...



Halloween Calendar  The Durango Herald

Here are some of the events happening for Halloween:Friday.



Halfway house director has history of sexual harassment complaints  The Durango Herald

The director of Hilltop House, a community corrections center for adult offenders, has been accused of at least a half dozen incidents of sexually...



Late-night food options few and far between in Durango  The Durango Herald

The Durango food, cafe and bar scenes are not friendly to night owls, hospitality workers after long shifts or college students cramming for exams....



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...



Does Durango have an iconic dish? If so, what is it?  The Durango Herald

If you ask locals what they think Durango's iconic dish is, you will receive varied responses. The clashing answers signal that there isn't one...



Reservoir fishing abounds in Southwest Colorado  The Durango Herald

Durango resident Samantha Brow is an avid high-country creek angler, but she tried her skills at Groundhog Reservoir in western Colorado on July 1...



Durango City Council: Homeless camp rules must be upheld  The Durango Herald

Durango City Council agreed Tuesday rules governing the homeless camp at Greenmount Cemetery must be upheld.



416 Fire  The Durango Herald

Firefighters were battling the 416 Fire north of Durango on Friday afternoon. The fire caused hundreds of residents to evacuate.



Staff shakeup, low test scores hit Kiva Montessori School in Cortez  The Durango Herald

A person claiming to be a Children's Kiva Montessori School staffer emailed the school's board members last month about an account of alleged...



Seniors Outdoors schedules activities  The Durango Herald

Saturday, 8:30 a.m.: hike Haflin Creek Trail; call or email Wayne Bedor at 769-6548, 764-4089 or waynebedor@yahoo.com.Sunday, 9 a.m.: Bisti/De-Na-Zin ...



Durango gives initial nod to tiny home village  The Durango Herald

A community of tiny homes may sprout next year in Durango, as a proposal to build 22 of them on 1.77 acres has gained support from city leaders.



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 ...



Durango City Council OKs temporary homeless site  The Durango Herald

The city of Durango on Thursday will open a temporary site for homeless campers displaced by fire restrictions.



Survey: Teens struggle with prolonged sadness  The Durango Herald

About a third of teenagers in La Plata County and across Colorado are experiencing prolonged feelings of sadness or hopelessness, according to...



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...



Durango Natural Foods in cash crunch  The Durango Herald

Durango Natural Foods is facing a cash crunch and is conducting a fundraising campaign to raise $150000, most of which would be used to pay...



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 ...



Sheriff’s lieutenant resigns after stealing food from crime scene  The Durango Herald

A La Plata County Sheriff's Office lieutenant who serves as commander of the Southwest Drug Task Force will resign at the end of the month after...



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