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Snowdown: A Drunken Mid-winter Festival in Durango, Colorado

James Orndorf | Posted 02.01.2016 | College
James Orndorf

Snowdown, now in its 38th year is one of the Colorado state's largest winter festivals. Founded in 1979 in Durango, Snowdown was created as town ...

B&B's and Coffee: Where Local Flavors Take Flight | Posted 11.04.2015 | Travel

Java lovers rejoice! A number of B&B's across the country have embraced the bean, and the results make for very stimulating stays.

Mexican Authorities Go After El Chapo In The Sinaloa Mountains

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 10.15.2015 | World

Mexican authorities may be closing in on escaped drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, but they still haven't...

Adventure Travel Mexico (ATMEX) Highlights Outdoor Opportunities

Bryen Dunn | Posted 09.17.2015 | Travel
Bryen Dunn

For many, Mexico is seen as a beach destination, filled with all-inclusive resort properties. For others that are more adventurous, there's a whole world beyond these safe confines that's waiting to be discovered.

What Are the Pueblos Mágicos? The Best Reason to Visit Mexico

minube | Posted 05.28.2014 | Travel

Deep in the heart of rural Mexico, you'll find the Pueblos Mágicos, a select group of Mexican villages whose cultural, historical, or natural treasures have been deemed, well, magical.

Possible Xbox Leak Reveals New Details

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 03.21.2013 | Technology

On March 19, the website posted screenshots of what it claims is the software development kit for the next-generation Microsoft gaming con...

College Student Killed At Colorado Campsite

Posted 08.20.2012 | College

Authorities in Colorado do not know why David Jones, a 26-year-old Fort Lewis College student, was shot and killed at a campsite early Saturday mornin...

'The Lone Ranger' Holds Casting Calls In Colorado, Utah

Posted 03.27.2012 | Denver

Casting agents for Walt Disney's upcoming movie, "The Lone Ranger," have been hanging out in the wild west looking for genuine extras. The film is...

The Morning I Removed The Rings

Susan McCorkindale | Posted 05.14.2012 | Women
Susan McCorkindale

I can't remember the exact date I took my wedding rings off, but I know it was sometime late last summer when I'd been a widow about four months.

Durango's Old-Fashioned Charm

Bob Schulman | Posted 05.13.2012 | Travel
Bob Schulman

With the town's long history of tourism, you'd think the 200-plus stores along Main Avenue would look, well, kind of touristy. They don't.

Still Too Sexy For Yearbook? Teen Talks Pic Scandal On 'Today'

Posted 01.10.2012 | Denver

Aspiring young model Sydney Spies of Durango appeared on the "Today Show" with her mom Monday to discuss what they see as a censorship issue. Spies ha...

HuffPost Guides: Silverton Mountain

The Huffington Post | Sara Ipatenco | Posted 01.09.2012 | Travel

Silverton Mountain in Colorado is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Travel offers...

Too Sexy For The High School Yearbook?

Posted 01.06.2012 | Denver

A Durango High School senior had her yearbook portrait yanked and says that school administrators told her the photo violated school dress code. Th...

HuffPost Guides: Durango Mountain Resort

Lydia Schrandt | Posted 01.05.2012 | Travel

Durango Mountain Resort in Colorado is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Travel o...

Human Remains Found In Northern Mexico Pit

AP | OSCAR VILLALBA | Posted 01.21.2012 | World

PIEDRAS NEGRAS, Mexico — Assailants kidnapped and killed three police officers in the Mexican border city of Acuna, authorities said Monday. Ac...

Beaver Blackout

Posted 12.10.2011 | Denver

A Sunday morning blackout in Southwestern Colorado is being blamed on a beaver. Almost 240 residents went without electricity for about 2 1/2 hours...

Schools Should Not Be Islands: Building Bridges in Mexico Through Academic Encounters

Sara Vogel | Posted 11.28.2011 | Education
Sara Vogel

This is not just a story of the resiliency of children and adults in distressed communities. It is a moment that demonstrates how important it is for educators -- and students and families -- to communicate and collaborate with each other to promote learning.

Colorado Man Sentenced For 50s Year Of Looting

AP | By LYNN DeBRUIN | Posted 10.11.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY -- A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a Colorado antiquities dealer and his wife to probation as part of an investigation into the l...

Nearly 200 Corpses Discovered in Mexican Mass Grave

AP | ALEXANDRA OLSON | Posted 07.13.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — The bodies of eight decapitated men were dumped Thursday along roads in Durango, a drug-gang-plagued northern Mexican state alread...

Letter to Durango

Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson

To those who believe that all people are created with the unalienable rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, we have an obligation to ensure that such rights are realized.

PHOTOS: $2.7 Million Durango Home Built Around A Pine Tree

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A Durango home listed for nearly $2.7 million has views of the La Plata Mountains, 4 bedrooms and a tree growing inside the residence. The pine tree h...

Colorado Historic Hotels (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado is blessed to be home to some of the country's most historic lodgings. For over a century, the state has been a playground of sorts for the ...

Steven Chu:

AP | SAMANTHA ABERNETHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

AURORA, Colo. — Promoting Colorado's renewable energy industry is key to generating jobs and easing dependence on foreign oil – but the U....

Ballroom Roof Collapses In Durango Under Weight Of Snow

The Durango Herald | Dale Rodebaugh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The roof of the 7,000-square-foot ballroom/conference center at the Iron Horse Inn collapsed from the weight of snow early Thursday. A night auditor...

Mexican Prison Brawl Leaves 23 Dead

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — Twenty-three inmates were killed Wednesday morning in a brawl between rival drug gangs at a northern Mexico penitentiary, official...