Herald Staff Report

Pilot project allows OHVs on highway to connect entire Alpine Loop

The Colorado Department of Transportation recently approved a three-year pilot project to allow off-highway vehicles on Colorado Highway 149 in Lake City, thereby allowing riders to travel the...

DATE: March 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

6 firms chosen for SCAPE’s 2021 class

Six companies – including participants from the outdoor recreation, technology, transportation and material-manufacturing industries – have been selected for Durango’s business accelerator program....

DATE: March 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Business

Grant to help with deluge of visitors to San Juan Mountains

San Juan County has been awarded more than $250,000 to help address the impacts of increasing outdoor recreation in its backcountry. Great Outdoors Colorado, which receives money from the state’s...

DATE: March 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield retailer, college sports team report COVID-19 outbreaks

Just two new COVID-19 outbreaks were reported this week in La Plata County, one at a local retailer and another among a college sports team. Every week, the Colorado Department of Public Health and...

DATE: March 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trial delayed for man accused of killing cyclist Ben Sonntag

The trial for a La Plata County man accused of striking and killing professional cyclist Benjamin Sonntag was delayed until July 19 because of concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cordell...

DATE: March 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango-area schools hit hard by COVID-19 outbreaks

Several La Plata County schools have reported new outbreaks of COVID-19 cases, according to state records. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment releases an updated list of...

DATE: March 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango-La Plata County Airport adds daily flights to Salt Lake City

A year-round, daily, nonstop flight to Salt Lake City will begin flying out of Durango’s airport on May 12. The flight to Salt Lake City International Airport will be offered by Delta Connection...

DATE: March 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute Indian Tribe confirms discovery of COVID-19 variant

A variant of COVID-19 has been found on tribal lands within the Southern Ute Indian Reservation boundaries, the Southern Ute Indian Tribe said Saturday in a news release. The Colorado Department of...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan Basin Public Health working with state to provide COVID-19 targeted testing

San Juan Basin Public Health is working with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s Rapid Response Team to provide targeted COVID-19 testing in La Plata and Archuleta counties....

DATE: Feb. 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

USA Today: When you visit Colorado, make sure to catch Durango

Durangoans already knew it, but now the USA Today audience knows it, too: Durango is one of the top priority places to visit in Colorado. The internationally distributed news outlet highlighted...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

American Airlines to add daily, seasonal flight from Durango to Los Angeles

American Airlines will introduce a seasonal daily nonstop flight between Los Angeles International Airport and Durango-La Plata County Airport in June 2021. “American Airlines’ decision to expand...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man dies in single-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 550

A 62-year-old Durango man died Saturday night in a single-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 550 north of Durango. Richard Hopkins was driving northbound at 8:58 p.m. when his 2001 Ford Escape crossed...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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