Featured Stories

Gillian Holmgren October 2, 2018

Following the last winter’s dry conditions, Durango residents are eager to accept any chance of snow in the upcoming season. Many hope for an El Nino weather pattern to aid in rectifying the recent drought, but is there a chance of it occurring? “El Nino is a weather pattern that affects North America and beyond, […]

Gillian Holmgren October 2, 2018

The 416 fire has not only had an effect on the local economy, but its ghost is causing harm months after. Mudslides have caused concern in Hermosa, which is situated 10 miles north of Durango.   Durango’s economy was hurt quite badly by the 416 fire, but Hermosa’s economy was hurt worse. Not to mention […]

Gillian Holmgren September 21, 2018

The start of school is a busy time for students and teachers both, and the ESS (exceptional student services) department is no exception. New this year to the department is transitional teacher Cara Kropp, who is working with students to develop life and working skills. The students in the program have plenty to look forward […]

El Diablo May 21, 2018

At SOS Outreach, the goal is to help kids gear up for life, ultimately changing the lives and communities they touch. With five full-time offices in three states along with national partnerships with ski resorts and the United States Forest Service, they work with at-risk students to help them shape their own future. The SOS […]

El Diablo May 18, 2018

The shooting on February 14 in Parkland, Florida has sparked a revolution led by teenagers and passionate individuals who are both conservative and liberal. Over many decades, we have seen gun violence become more prevalent across the board, not just in schools, but in the workplace and in public spaces as well. People are beginning […]

El Diablo May 18, 2018

On March 24, 2018, Fr. Wiley Corra was severely injured in Salt Lake City while waiting on a pedestrian bridge for a movie with his father, Andy Corra, and friends. Wiley Corra’s unpredictable accident occurred as he leapt onto a wall that looked to have grass right underneath it, turned to look back at his […]

El Diablo May 14, 2018

These days, it’s difficult to find a teenager that isn’t feeling stressed out, but it’s even harder during the springtime. For many people, the spring brings happy times, like easter and warm sunny days. But for students in high school, stress levels are boosted to the moon with all the tests, sports, and anticipations for […]

El Diablo May 14, 2018

When people hear the phrase “Aerospace Design Team,” they typically think of some club with few people who have an interest for space. The word Aerospace just sounds technical. But when you walk into the room, you see a variety of people who have an interest for more than just aeronautics. This club is welcoming, […]

El Diablo May 14, 2018

Durango High School is a place for high academic achievers. Each year, students have the opportunity to add Advanced Placement, or AP classes to their schedule. These classes give students the chance to get credits for college in their future, but how many AP classes should students take before it becomes too overwhelming? “I think […]

El Diablo May 14, 2018

  In the modern age, devices and online services have become the new face of identity theft. The stereotypical masked hacker has been replaced by handy technology. The only difference: no information is being stolen illegally. “When you read the fine print, it absolutely says it will use your data and give it to other […]