Category Archives: Durango Herald
Batter Up

The 2017 Ballantine Communications softball season began last week. A roster filled with BCI employees and their spouses, will compete against other local businesses in a 6 game season with a single elimination playoff tournament. Ballantine Communications promotes employee and community engagement. Our corporate softball team is beneficial in many ways including, building morale, employee wellness, […]

The Durango Herald Celebrates The Fourth of July

To celebrate Independence Day this year, The Durango Herald took to Main Ave. in Durango’s Stars and Stripes 4th of July Parade. With a float festively decorated with red, white, and blue garland, balloons, flags, and streamers, Herald employees handed out candy, Durango Herald pens, and Herald branded frisbees to parade goers as they packed the […]

3rd Annual BCI River Rafting Trip

This June marked the 3rd annual Ballantine Communications rafting trip on the Animas River. Lead by Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours, Ballantine Communications’ employees took the 2 hour long Splash & Dash trip. The Splash & Dash guided tour is a great way to have a rafting experience when you are pressed for time. Enjoying […]

The Durango Herald Website: Best of Show

Ballantine Communications is proud to announce that The Durango Herald website has been named Best of Show by the Colorado Press Association. The Herald site beat all other newspaper websites in the state based on its overall design and story display. The Durango Herald brought home several other awards including first-place for best website in […]

Changes coming to The Durango Herald

  Beginning April 1, The Durango Herald will repackage our newspaper sections to accommodate a four-day publishing schedule. Starting with our new Weekend Edition distributed on Saturday mornings, the Herald will adopt a Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday distribution plan.  Reaching more than 300,000 readers through our websites, social media sites, email newsletters and text alerts, […]

Colorado Press Association Interview

Recently, Durango Herald Senior editor, Amy Maestas and BCI CEO, Doug Bennett, were interviewed by Colorado Press Association regarding the coverage of the Gold King Mine spill in the summer of 2015. Although a local disaster, it represented an opportunity for a regional newspaper to provide unparalleled coverage of a national news story…and the Herald […]

The Durango Herald Winner of 3 National Newspaper Awards

“The Inland Press Association, a national organization with more than 1,200 member newspapers, has selected The Durango Herald for three awards. The Inland Press Association awarded first place to The Durango Herald for its front-page designs. The Durango Herald entered the contest for the second year in a row, and it gives us great pride […]