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CORONAVIRUS CASES
Updated weekly at 4 p.m. Friday

In Colorado

  • 553,200 cases (up 3,186 from last week)
  • 31,136 hospitalized (up 274 from last week)
  • 3,134,481 people tested (up 23,036 from last week)
  • 6,886 deaths from COVID (up 42 from last week)
  • 5,476 Outbreaks at residential and non-hospital health care facilities (up 12 from last week)

In the region

  • La Plata County: 4,090 cases (up 17 from last week), 41 deaths among cases
  • La Plata County vaccinations: 30,347 (53.9% of population) full vaccinations; 32,560 (57.9% of population) at least one dose
  • Montezuma County: 1,999 cases (up 15 from last week), 14 deaths from COVID and 7 deaths with COVID
  • Archuleta County: 1,014 (up 8 from last week), 2 deaths among cases
  • Dolores County: 125 cases (up 6 from last week), 1 death
  • San Juan County (CO): 47 cases (up 0 from last week)
  • San Juan County (NM): 15,636 cases (up 76 from last week), 493 deaths
  • San Miguel County: 917 cases (up 8 from last week)

Videos & Photos

Wildfire erupts east of Durango; evacuations orderedMulti agencies responded Wednesday to the Vosburg Pike Fire near County Road 228 east of Durango.9081300jm@durangoherald.comA single seat tanker drops slurry on the Vosburg Pike Fire near County Road 228 on Wednesday east of Durango. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald10811600jm@durangoherald.comMulti agencies responded Wednesday to the Vosburg Pike Fire near County Road 228 east of Durango. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald10671600jm@durangoherald.comA dozer was called into the Vosburg Pike Fire to cut a fire break around the fire near County Road 228 on Wednesday east of Durango. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald10371600jm@durangoherald.comFirefighters battle the Vosburg Pike Fire near County Road 228 on Wednesday east of Durango.8581296jm@durangoherald.comResidents on County Road 228 near the Vosburg Pike Fire keep an eye on the fire Wednesday afternoon after they gathered their animals from the pasture in case they had to evacuate. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald7571235jm@durangoherald.comMulti agencies responded Wednesday to the Vosburg Pike Fire near County Road 228 east of Durango. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald10351600jm@durangoherald.comFirefighters battle the Vosburg Pike Fire near County Road 228 on Wednesday east of Durango. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald10671600jm@durangoherald.comMulti agencies responded Wednesday to the Vosburg Pike Fire near County Road 228 east of Durango.10351600jm@durangoherald.comFirefighters battle the Vosburg Pike Fire near County Road 228 on Wednesday east of Durango. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald8901300jm@durangoherald.comMulti agencies responded Wednesday to the Vosburg Pike Fire near County Road 228 east of Durango. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald10671600jm@durangoherald.comA single seat tanker drops slurry on the Vosburg Pike Fire near County Road 228 on Wednesday east of Durango. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald8701300jm@durangoherald.comFirefighters head out to the front lines of the Vosburg Pike Fire near County Road 228 on Wednesday east of Durango. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald12891600jm@durangoherald.comA type one heavy helicopter drops water on the Vosburg Pike Fire near County Road 228 on Wednesday east of Durango. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald1388950jm@durangoherald.comFirefighters head out to the front lines of the Vosburg Pike Fire near County Road 228 on Wednesday east of Durango. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald11291600jm@durangoherald.comAn air tanker drops slurry on the Vosburg Pike Fire near County Road 228 on Wednesday east of Durango. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald11061600jm@durangoherald.comA type one heavy helicopter drops water on the Vosburg Pike Fire near County Road 228 on Wednesday east of Durango. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald38323288jm@durangoherald.comThe La Plata County Sheriff's Office brings its mobile command center to the Vosburg Pike Fire near County Road 228 on Wednesday east of Durango. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald10671600jm@durangoherald.comA firefighter truck got caught in a slurry drop at the Vosburg Pike Fire near County Road 228 on Wednesday east of Durango. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald8671300jm@durangoherald.com
Ute Mountain rodeo entertains Friday night crowdThe winner of the mutton busting shies away from a hug with Miss Rodeo New Mexico during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)9861300The Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)8321300The Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)8841300The Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)8451271The Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)8881300The Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1144950Children compete in the stick pony races at the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1176950Children compete in the stick pony races at the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)10241300The Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo and carnival on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)7871300Matt Merritt entertains the crowd during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)9101300Logan Peterson competes on Friday night in the bareback riding competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1118950Tim Murphy competes on Friday night in the bareback riding competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)9921300Spur Lacasse competes on Friday night in the bareback riding competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)10091300Mike Solberg competes on Friday night in the bareback riding competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1096950Chisum Docheff competes on Friday night in the steer wrestling competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)9401300Mike Solberg competes on Friday night in the bareback riding competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)9411300Chenae Vest competes on Friday night in the barrel racing during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)9071300Mike Solberg competes on Friday night in the bareback riding competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)9841300Children compete in the stick pony races at the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)8631300Children compete in the stick pony races at the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)8951300Josh Frost competes on Friday night in the steer wrestling competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1239950Kyle Broce competes on Friday night in the steer wrestling competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)9441300Mutton busting is always fun to watch during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)740950Mutton busting is always fun to watch during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)599950Mutton busting is always fun to watch during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)582950Stuart Hoar competes in the tie down competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1136950Rooster Yazzie competes in the tie down competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)14481300Ryan Belew competes in the tie down competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)7701300A rider competes in the saddle bronc riding competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1425950A rider competes in the saddle bronc riding competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)8861300Josh Davison competes in the saddle bronc riding competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1212950A rider competes in the saddle bronc riding competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1046600Lakota Bird competes in the breakaway roping competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)8621300Sherry Cervi competes in the barrel racing competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)9121300Kim Schulze competes in the barrel racing competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1133950Molly Otto competes in the barrel racing competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1017950Kelly Yates competes in the barrel racing competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)9341300Corye Daily competes in the bull riding competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)8731300A rider competes in the bull riding competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)617950A rider competes in the bull riding competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)10261300A rider competes in the bull riding competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)794950Mutton busting is always fun to watch during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)627950A rancher in the crowd shows off his dancing skills during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)8761300Wade Jay Stansfield competes in the saddle bronc riding competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1425950Bobby Kerr, along with his mustangs and dogs, entertains the crowd during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)8551300Bobby Kerr, along with his mustangs and dogs, entertains the crowd during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)7901300Leigh Ann Billingsley competes in the breakaway roping competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)9051300Tye Reddell and Wyatt Lacey compete in the team roping competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)6801300Wendy Mckee competes in the barrel racing competition during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)9231300A rider competes in the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Friday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1238950
Durango High School athletes compete in the Ron Keller Invitational Track Meet at DHS.Emmy Hawk of Durango High School competes in the pole vault on Saturday during the Ron Keller Invitational Track Meet at DHS. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)9451300Abby Fehr wins the girls 1,600-meter run Saturday during the Ron Keller Invitational Track Meet at Durango High School. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1485950Killian Gwinn of Durango High School competes in the triple jump Saturday during the Ron Keller Invitational Track Meet at DHS. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1417950Keaton Roof of Durango High School competes in the girls 100-meter hurdles Saturday during the Ron Keller Invitational Track Meet at DHS. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)9171300Micah Zastrocky of Durango High School competes in the boys 100-meter hurdles Saturday during the Ron Keller Invitational Track Meet at DHS. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)8161300Micah Zastrocky of Durango High School competes in the boys 100-meter hurdles Saturday during the Ron Keller Invitational Track Meet at DHS. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1018950Naomi Smith of Durango High School competes in the pole vault on Saturday during the Ron Keller Invitational Track Meet at DHS. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1446950Evan Bastin of Durango High School competes in the boys 100-meter dash Saturday during the Ron Keller Invitational Track Meet at DHS. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1317950Ethan Flores of Durango High School finishes up the boys 4x2 meter relay on Saturday during the Ron Keller Invitational Track Meet at DHS. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)902950This was about as close as anybody got to Paul Knight of Durango High School during the boys 1,600-meter run on Saturday during the Ron Keller Invitational Track Meet at DHS. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1295950Paul Knight of Durango High School wins the boys 1,600-meter run Saturday during the Ron Keller Invitational Track Meet at DHS. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)9441300Sydney Flores of Durango High School competes in the discus throw on Saturday during the Ron Keller Invitational Track Meet at DHS. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1414950Samantha Vasquez of Durango High School competes in the discus throw on Saturday during the Ron Keller Invitational Track Meet at DHS. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1462950William Knight of Durango High School competes in the shot put on Saturday during the Ron Keller Invitational Track Meet at DHS. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1253950Killian Gwinn of Durango High School competes in the triple jump on Saturday during the Ron Keller Invitational Track Meet at DHS. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1500950Naomi Smith of Durango High School tries to stay out of the hot sun while competing in the high jump on Saturday during the Ron Keller Invitational Track Meet at DHS. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1303950Landon Roberts, left, Emmet Thompson, center, and Jasper Zastrocky of Durango High School compete in the boys 100-meter dash on Saturday during the Ron Keller Invitational Track Meet at DHS. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)9501300Jed Hughes gets the baton from Julian Aramburo Rodriguez of Durango High School as they compete in the boys 4x2 meter relay on Saturday during the Ron Keller Invitational Track Meet at DHS. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)870950Abby Fehr, left, and Tea Forest of Durango High School compete in the girls 1,600-meter run Saturday during the Ron Keller Invitational Track Meet at DHS. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)9291300
Durango High School girls soccer takes on Fruita Monument High SchoolMason Rowland of Durango High School goes up for the ball while playing Fruita Monument High School on Friday at DHS. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald17522046Maddy McManus of Durango High School jumps up in the air as she celebrates her gaol with teammates while playing Fruita Monument High School on Friday at DHS. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald1272950Riley Campbell of Durango High School goes after the ball while playing Fruita Monument High School on Friday at DHS. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald1256950Emy Mattox of Durango High School headers the ball while playing Fruita Monument High School on Friday at DHS. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald1373950Mason Rowland of Durango High School charges in after the ball while playing Fruita Monument High School on Friday at DHS. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald12501300Clara Krull of Durango High School brings the ball under control while playing Fruita Monument High School on Friday at DHS. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald1290950Jocelyn Feir goalie for Durango High School makes a save against Fruita Monument High School on Friday at DHS. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald615950Clara Krull of Durango High School collides with a Fruita Monument High School player on Friday at DHS. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald1318950Maddy McManus of Durango High School pushes the ball against Fruita Monument High School on Friday at DHS. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald1290950The Durango High School sideline looks on while playing Fruita Monument High School on Friday at DHS. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald9011300Mason Rowland of Durango High School collides with a Fruita Monument High School player on Friday at DHS. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald1162950
2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pro mountain bike racesEvelyn Dong competes in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike women's pro race Sunday at Durango Mesa Park. Dong eventually won the race.9821300Erin Huck rides in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike women's pro race on Sunday at Durango Mesa Park.8771300Stephan Davoust won the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike men's pro race on Sunday at Durango Mesa Park.866600Todd Wells competes in 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike men's pro race on Sunday at Durango Mesa Park.8781300Riley Amos competes in 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike men's pro race on Sunday at Durango Mesa Park.9121300Stephan Davoust gets a slap on the back as he wins the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike men's pro race on Sunday at Durango Mesa Park.8901233Stephan Davoust wins the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike men's pro race on Sunday at Durango Mesa Park.1050950Howard Grotts competes in 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike men's pro race on Sunday at Durango Mesa Park. Grotts placed fourth in the race.9511300Erin Huck gets the chain on her bike fixed after it broke seconds after the start of 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike women's pro race on Sunday at Durango Mesa Park.1071950Evelyn Dong quenches her thirst with a "Tropical Hazy" Ska Brewing beer after winning the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike women's pro race on Sunday at Durango Mesa Park.1080950The women's pro group take off at the start of the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic Mountain Bike Race on Sunday at Durango Mesa Park.7491300Evelyn Dong is congratulated as she crosses the finish line after winning the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike women's pro race on Sunday at Durango Mesa Park.11311300The women's pro riders take off at the start of the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic Mountain Bike Race on Sunday at Durango Mesa Park.6371300Clouds of dust fly after the start of the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike men's pro race on Sunday at Durango Mesa Park.9131300Ruth Holcomb competes in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike women's pro race on Sunday at Durango Mesa Park. Holcomb dropped out after two laps with a flat tire.9961300Ruth Holcomb pours water on Riley Amos to cool him down after he placed second in 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike men's pro race on Sunday at Durango Mesa Park.1140950Evelyn Dong crosses the finish line to win the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike women's pro race on Sunday at Durango Mesa Park.8791300Riley Amos leads Stephan Davoust during the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike men's pro race on Sunday at Durango Mesa Park. Davoust won the race with Amos placing second.9571300The men's pro group take off at the start of the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic Mountain Bike Race on Sunday at Durango Mesa Park.8841300The men's pro riders take off at the start of the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic Mountain Bike Race on Sunday at Durango Mesa Park.7471300The men's pro riders take off at the start of the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic Mountain Bike Race on Sunday morning at Durango Mesa Park.8331300Fans checked out the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike races on Sunday at Durango Mesa Park.8951300Riders take off during the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic Mountain Bike Races on Sunday morning at Durango Mesa Park.9371600Evelyn Dong, left, who won the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike women's pro race, talks with Erin Huck, right, who placed third, and Madigan Munro, center, who placed second on Sunday at Durango Mesa Park.31964920After competing earlier in the day in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike races at Durango Mesa Park, kids play around as they wait for the pro races tom start.8931300Evelyn Dong won the 2021 IHBC pro women’s mountain bike race.816600The 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike races on Sunday at Durango Mesa Park.1116950
49th Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pro road racesRiders make their way to Silverton over two mountain passes43812670Jerry McBride/Durango Herald 05-29-21-Durango- The men's peloton in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race on Saturday make their way up to Silverton.Evelyn Dong placed third in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pro women's road race in Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald9641300Sarah Sturm placed second in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pro women's road race in Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald1424950The 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic men's pro road race on Saturday morning in Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald1029950The 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic men's pro road race on Saturday morning in Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald8871300The 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic men's pro road race on Saturday morning in Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald8781300Riley Amos winner of the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic men's pro road race on Saturday morning in Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald994600The 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic men's pro road race on Saturday morning in Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald8671300Ned Overend placed seventh in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic men's pro road race on Saturday morning in Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald9021300Ron Wysocki gets ready to lead riders out of Durango on Saturday during the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald9641300Riley Amos of Durango crosses the finish line on Saturday winning the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pro mens race in Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald11241600Spectators watch the peloton pass by during the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic as they ride up to Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald7201300The women's peloton in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race on Saturday make their way up to Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald8461300The women's peloton in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race on Saturday make their way up to Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald9321300The women's peloton in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race on Saturday make their way up to Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald8671300Scott Simmons rides in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pro mens race on Saturday. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald10821600The men's peloton in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race on Saturday make their way up to Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald7561600The women's peloton in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race on Saturday make their way up to Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald6471300The men's peloton in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race on Saturday make their way up to Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald6411300Erin Huck crosses the finish line on Saturday winning the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pro women's race in Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald11701600Erin Huck leads the peloton on Saturday through the valley during the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pro women's race. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald9521600Three riders break away from the peloton during the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic in the Animas Valley on their way up to Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald8271300The men's peloton in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race on Saturday make their way up Molas Pass on their way to Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald6981300Riders in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pro men's race make their way up U.S. Highway 550 on Saturday on their way to Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald9591300The men's peloton in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race on Saturday make their way up to Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald26704381 Riley Amos this years 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pro mens race winner climbs Molas Pass on Saturday by himself. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald1411600The women's peloton in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race on Saturday make their way up to Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald1318950The women's peloton in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race on Saturday make their way up to Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald8191300The men's peloton in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race on Saturday make their way up to Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald1484950Howard Grotts places second in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pro mens race on Saturday on their way to Silverton. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)9131300Joseph Bacala rides up Coal Bank Pass in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic men's pro road race on Saturday morning in Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald1450950 U.S. Highway 550 is closed for the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race on Saturday morning at Purgatory Resort. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald7981300Jeff Smith gets ready to ride in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race on Saturday morning in Durango. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald7801300Erin Huck crossed the finish line Saturday to win the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pro women's road race in Silverton. She finished five seconds in front of defending champ Sarah Sturm. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald911600Riley Amos, center, winner of the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic men's pro road race, talks with Fortunato Ferrara, who placed third on Saturday morning in Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald8811300 Riders in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pro mens race gets ready for the start on Saturday morning in Durango. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald10671600Riley Amos this years 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pro mens race winner flies down Coal Bank Pass on Saturday with fingers on on brake just in case he'd have to slow down. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald10481576Riders get ready on East Second Avenue near 32nd Street on Saturday for the start of the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race starting on Saturday. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald8671300Riders get ready on East Second Avenue near 32nd Street on Saturday for the start of the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race starting on Saturday. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald8331300Riders get ready on East Second Avenue near 32nd Street on Saturday for the start of the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race starting on Saturday. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald1425950Riders get ready on East Second Avenue near 32nd Street on Saturday for the start of the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race starting on Saturday.Jerry McBride/Durango Herald8671300Riders in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pro men's race make their way up U.S. Highway 550 on Saturday on their way to Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald10631300Three riders break away from the peloton during the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic in the Animas Valley on their way up to Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald9701300Riders in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pro men's race make their way up U.S. Highway 550 on Saturday on their way to Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald1147950 Riders in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pro men's race make their way up U.S. Highway 550 on Saturday on their way to Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald8671300 Riders in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pro men's race make their way up U.S. Highway 550 on Saturday on their way to Silverton. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald8771300Riders in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pro mens race make their way up U.S. Highway 550 on Saturday on their way to Silverton. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)3741300Riders in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pro mens race make their way up U.S. Highway 550 on Saturday on their way to Silverton. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)7541300 Riders in the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pro mens race make their way up U.S. Highway 550 on Saturday on their way to Silverton. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)73615656951300Cycling lovers watch as riders get ready on East Second Avenue near 32nd Street on Saturday for the start of the 2021 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race starting on Saturday.8671300
Riders make their way to Silverton over two mountain passes
Durango High School graduates celebrate end of their journeyAbout 300 students graduate Friday1300899Durango High School graduating seniors Sayer Frontella, left, and Haye Linney share a laugh on Friday at the beginning of their graduation ceremony at the school. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)Durango High School graduating seniors walk to the football field on Friday at the beginning of their graduation ceremony. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)10931600Durango High School seniors sit in the gym on Friday before they leave for the football stadium for their graduation ceremony. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)9361300Durango High School seniors sit in the gym on Friday before they leave for the football stadium for their graduation ceremony. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)822600Durango High School seniors sit in the gym on Friday before they leave for the football stadium for their graduation ceremony. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)9421300The Indian Creek Drum Group plays Friday before the start of the Durango High School graduation ceremony. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)11121587The Indian Creek Drum Group plays Friday before the start of the Durango High School graduation ceremony. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)8571300Dan Snowberger, left, outgoing superintendent of Durango School District 9-R, and Jon Hoerl, Durango High School principal, lead the graduating senior class to the field on Friday at the start of the graduation ceremony. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)10461600Durango High School graduating seniors take their seats on Friday as their graduation ceremony begins. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)9791300Durango High School graduating seniors take their seats on Friday as their graduation ceremony begins. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)8881300Durango High School graduating seniors take their seats on Friday as their graduation ceremony begins. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)8671300Durango High School graduating seniors take their seats on Friday as their graduation ceremony begins. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)1361950Durango High School graduating seniors take their seats on Friday as their graduation ceremony begins. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)8671300Durango High School graduating seniors take their seats on Friday as their graduation ceremony begins. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)812950Jacob Genualdi, class president at Durango High School, rings the school’s bell on Friday before the start of the graduation ceremony. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)9241300Family members wave and smile to the Durango High School seniors as the walk to the football field on Friday at the beginning of their graduation ceremony. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)8271300Durango High School graduating seniors take their seats on Friday as the graduation ceremony begins. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)9551300Family members wave and smile to the Durango High School graduating seniors as they walk to the football field on Friday at the beginning of their graduation ceremony. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)8671300Durango High School graduating seniors take their seats on Friday as their graduation ceremony begins. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)9551300
About 300 students graduate Friday
The Durango High School girls lacrosse team takes on Grand Junction High School on May 21 at DHS. The Tigers beat the Demons 12-11.Annabel Carithers of Durango High School moves the ball against Grand Junction High School on May 21 at DHS.9121300Sophia Kothe, left, and Jaden Rambo of Durango High School shuts down the center of the field while playing Grand Junction High School on May 21 at DHS.6571300Pearl Burbey of Durango High School fires off a shot at the Grand Junction High School goal on May 21 at DHS.8621300Emmylou Willis of Durango High School charges the Grand Junction High School goal on May 21 at DHS.1196950Goalie Madeline "Goose" Kothe of Durango High School blocks a Grand Junction High School shot on May 21 at DHS.1436950Goalie Madeline "Goose" Kothe of Durango High School blocks a Grand Junction High School shot on May 21 at DHS.1272950Victoria Barletta of Durango High School looks for a shot at the Grand Junction High School goal on May 21 at DHS.1188950Zoelle Frazer of Durango High School looks to pass the ball while playing Grand Junction High School on May 21 at DHS.1135950Alexia Wold of Durango High School fires off a shot at the Grand Junction High School goal on May 21 at DHS.988950Sophia Kothe of Durango High School plays defense against Grand Junction High School on May 21 at DHS.865950Emmylou Willis of Durango High School plays defense against Grand Junction High School on May 21 at DHS.1013950Durango High School plays Grand Junction High School on May 21 at DHS.8941300Pearl Burbey of Durango High School battles against Grand Junction High School on May 21 at DHS.1026950Durango High School girls lacrosse hosts Grand JunctionThe Tigers beat the Demons 12-11
The Tigers beat the Demons 12-11
Fort Lewis Lacrosse Fort Lewis College women's lacrosse take on CSU-Pueblo on Friday at FLC. 950 592 Autumn Rymerson with Fort Lewis College moves the ball against Colorado State University Pueblo on Friday at FLC. Photo by Jerry McBride/Durango Herald true 1300 1382 Abby Escandon with Fort Lewis College makes a driving shot for a goal on Friday while playing Colorado State University Pueblo at FLC. Photo by Jerry McBride/Durango Herald true 1300 825 Jojo Lutz with Fort Lewis College plays defense against Colorado State University Pueblo on Friday at FLC. Photo by Jerry McBride/Durango Herald true 1600 1061 Ellie Martinez with Fort Lewis College moves the ball up the field on Friday while playing Colorado State University Pueblo at FLC. Photo by Jerry McBride/Durango Herald true 950 973 Ann Nelson with Fort Lewis College moves passes the ball on Friday while playing Colorado State University Pueblo at FLC. Photo by Jerry McBride/Durango Herald true 1300 1228 Avery Joslin with Fort Lewis College moves the ball up the field while playing Colorado State University Pueblo on Friday at FLC. Photo by Jerry McBride/Durango Herald true 1300 859 Rebecca Kiyokawa with Fort Lewis College plays defense against Colorado State University Pueblo on Friday at FLC. Photo by Jerry McBride/Durango Herald true 950 1147 Halley Dostie, top, and Maren Clark with Fort Lewis College knock the ball loose from a Colorado State University Pueblo player on Friday at FLC. Photo by Jerry McBride/Durango Herald true 1300 928 Head coach Ashley Travis of Fort Lewis College women’s Lacrosse cheers her team on while playing Colorado State University Pueblo on Friday at FLC. Photo by Jerry McBride/Durango Herald true 1265 886 Fort Lewis College women’s Lacrosse celebrate a goal while playing Colorado State University Pueblo on Friday at FLC. Photo by Jerry McBride/Durango Herald true 950 1171 Averi Basso goalie for Fort Lewis College defends the goal on Friday while playing Colorado State University Pueblo at FLC. Photo by Jerry McBride/Durango Herald true
Fort Lewis College women's lacrosse take on CSU-Pueblo on Friday at FLC.
Strater Hotel sold The Strater Hotel, owned for decades by Rod Barker and his family, sold the hotel this week to Ross Garrett, who lives in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. 1600 1067 Rod Barker, owner of the Strater Hotel, talks about the history of the hotel. Photo by Jerry McBride/Durango Herald false 1600 1085 Rod Barker, owner of the Strater Hotel, talks about the history of the hotel. Photo by Jerry McBride/Durango Herald false 1225 656 Durango Herald file false 1542 1028 The Diamond Belle Saloon is often busy with patrons eating, drinking and listening to ragtime piano. Photo by The Durango Herald false 2274 1591 Durango Herald file false 1940 1487 The Colorado Mounted Rangers and others march past the Strater Hotel during the 21st annual Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering parade on Oct. 3, 2009, in downtown Durango. Photo by The Durango Herald false 1542 1034 Durango Herald file false 1150 1648 A young Rod Barker, owner of the Strater Hotel, stands inside his historic business in this undated photograph. Durango Herald file false 1318 2322 Riders head south toward the Strater Hotel on Main Avenue during the USA Pro Cycling Challenge in August 2012 in Durango. Durango Herald file false 1600 1067 Rod Barker, owner of the Strater Hotel, stands in the Luis L’ Amour Room in 2011. Over the last half century, the Barker family has accumulated a huge collection of American Victorian furniture for the Strater Hotel. Photo by Jerry McBride/Durango Herald false 1600 1062 Cassi Romine with the Diamond Belle Saloon in the Strater Hotel, lets Tom and Karen Shupe with their daughter Shelby Shupe, all from Austin, know that the saloon is family friendly in 2018 during their stop in Durango. Photo by Jerry McBride/Durango Herald false 1600 1153 Rod Barker, owner of the Strater Hotel, talks about some of the history of the hotel during the Annual Strater Open House in April 2015 at the hotel. At right are Wayne and Gayle Bedor. Durango Herald file false 1600 963 A crowd gathers around as employees of the Strater Hotel enact a shootout in front of the hotel on Main Avenue in 2016. Photo by Jerry McBride/Durango Herald false 1930 1287 Rod Barker, owner of the Strater Hotel, talks with Penny Spittler, left, a.k.a. Sadie Six-Shooter, and Leslie Ashcraft, a.k.a. Fanny Anny, while the two were in town in 2014 for the 7th Annual Durango Heritage Celebration. Photo by Jerry McBride/Durango Herald false
The Strater Hotel, owned for decades by Rod Barker and his family, sold the hotel this week to Ross Garrett, who lives in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.