Month: January 2017

Gillian Holmgren January 31, 2017

The results of Tuesday, November 8th left many people angry, disappointed, and up in arms. Recently, those feelings have been expressed in the form of protests all over the States – including California, Oregon, Florida, Massachusetts, Illinois, Colorado, and many more. Students at DHS have been taking part of these protests and voicing their opinions. […]

Gillian Holmgren January 30, 2017

Over the past 10 to 15 years, the rate of journalists being killed in Russia, Afghanistan and other countries has rapidly increased. Journalists in these countries face extremely difficult circumstances where they may be confronted with some sort of danger nearly every day and often have to leave assignments before finishing them. The most common […]

Paxton Scott January 26, 2017

Winter is upon Durango, and with it all the activities one can expect; ice skating, sledding, and of course, skiing are high on the list this year, but if locals are looking to spice up their winter routine, Silverton offers just the thing. Enter the mountain town’s annual skijoring competition, in which a skier is […]

Paxton Scott January 26, 2017

As the semester comes to a close, the stress levels of students and teachers alike are on the rise. With Christmas break splitting up finals scheduling, both students and teachers are experiencing prolonged stress throughout the holiday season. Although students usually seem to be the most stress-induced, teacher stress around the end of the semester […]

Paxton Scott January 26, 2017

The services and products offered at Planned Parenthood facilities all across America have struck up controversy between U.S Citizens for years, and recently President Obama started a bill into motion in September protecting the institution and its funding permanently. The rule Obama is working to enforce first and foremost protects the Title X program. This […]

Gillian Holmgren January 21, 2017

As of today, January 20th, 2017, Donald Trump is the president of the United States. Obama is now only a civilian, and Trump will take his seat in the Oval Office. Durango High School students talk about what they are most looking forward to or most worried about as President Trump makes his way up the White […]

Gwen Stoddard January 18, 2017

If effort was a contest, the swim team would be winning. The Durango girls swim team has had morning practices up at Fort Lewis college since early November and their hard work and dedication has paid off. An example of their accomplishments occured at the Mavalanche invitational in Grand Junction, Colorado where the team with combined efforts […]

Gillian Holmgren January 13, 2017

Barack Obama’s second 4 year term is coming to an end on January 20th, 2017 when Donald Trump is inaugurated in Washington, D.C. to start his new role as president of the United States. Durango High School students share their opinions and feelings about Obama leaving the white house and what he has been able to accomplish since […]

Haley Szczech January 9, 2017

CAST A: Blanche………………………..Hope Frihauf Stella……………………………Molly Christensen Stanley…………………………Shane Minerich Mitch……………………………Devin Daley CAST 1: Blanche………………………..Brooke Mazur Stella……………………………Sierra Kelly Stanley…………………………Curtis Salinger Mitch……………………………Chance Guffey CONTINUOUS CAST: Steve/Doctor………………….Parker Gaugn Eunice/Mexican Woman…Tori Byam Nurse/Negro Woman……..Tiffany Harris Pablo/Messsenger…………..Max Sinberg

Haley Szczech January 6, 2017

VICTOR LE PEWE (the director)                    –             Luke Nicholson (So.) PIGGY WEISENHEIMER (the producer)     –            Baylee Peterson (Sr.) PHILLIP (the stage manager)                         […]

Gwen Stoddard January 3, 2017

Impressive standings have followed the Durango Devils hockey team this 2016-2017 season with a current record of 6-2. Their grueling time spent on the ice during night practices is certainly shown out on the rink against their competitors from around and out of state. Coaches Drew Kensigner and John Piccaro have helped in leading this […]