Position: Reporter

Email: daler@durangoherald.com

Phone Number: (970) 375-4564

About: Dale Rodebaugh has worked at The Durango Herald since April 2003, writing mainly about environmental and health/fitness issues. He has worked as a journalist in Mexico City and three newspapers in California.

Giants of the deep star in San Diego exhibit

SAN DIEGO It’s a whale of an exhibition – literally. “Whales: Giants of the Deep,” an exhibition with multiple participatory activities that will be at the San Diego Natural History Museum through...

DATE: May 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Travel

In city-states, Mayans built complex culture

SAN DIEGO – The splendor of Mayan civilization is captured in a compact exhibit here at the Natural History Museum in Balboa Park. “Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed” blends authentic artifacts,...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Travel

Durango woman honors lost husband

It’s been almost 46 years since she lost her husband, but the news that the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund was looking for a photo of him for its Wall of Faces museum brought back a rush of...

DATE: June 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nature center careful about water play

Durango Nature Studies is taking precautions at its summer camp south of Durango as a result of poor water quality in the lower Florida River. The San Juan Basin Health Department has said that...

DATE: June 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

A little house made for little people

The 2015 version of the playhouse that is built annually as a fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Colorado is on view in Town Plaza. Raffle tickets to win the playhouse are on sale...

DATE: June 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

A dog by any other name

The strong bond between people and dogs makes it logical that babies and puppies are named in similar fashion. Royalty and purebred dogs registered with the American Kennel Club fall into one...

DATE: May 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Numbers mount for first-grade math whizzes

First graders in Matt Ogburn’s class at Riverview Elementary School hope to set a record for solving math problems in one academic year. They’ve collectively solved 148,000 problems posed by IXL,...

DATE: May 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango graduates celebrate

The motto of Durango High School’s 2015 graduating class comes from actor Robin Williams: “You’re only given one little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.” Social studies teacher Kurt Zainer...

DATE: May 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

District tallies $15,000 meal tab

As the academic year ends next week, Durango School District 9-R is looking at $15,000 in unpaid student meals. The figure contributes to the district’s subsidy of the school-meal program. In...

DATE: May 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

DHS grads get $2M in awards

Durango High School graduating seniors, 42 of them, will continue their higher education supported by more than $2 million in scholarships and awards. Among the honors: Luke Fowler received a...

DATE: May 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

New trial scheduled in 2007 homicide

A new trial has been set for Nov. 9 for a man who was convicted in 2008 of negligent homicide and sexual assault in the death of a woman severely incapacitated by alcohol. Harold Nakai heard the...

DATE: May 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

June 3 is last day of school in Durango

Confused about the last day of class in Durango School District 9-R? It’s June 3. District spokeswoman Julie Popp explains: The date originally was June 4, but the date was amended March 18, 2014,...

DATE: May 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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