Work on U.S. 160 set for '15

With a focus on maintaining infrastructure, the Colorado Department of Transportation has an estimated $94 million in roadwork planned for Region 5 this summer and fall. A 9.1-mile stretch of U.S....

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: MT - News

CDOT ending wildlife zones

Wildlife zones will be eliminated from the state's highways after a Colorado Department of Transportation study showed the signage and penalties did not consistently reduce wildlife crashes. That...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Feds probe Pagosa Springs resort in drug money case

Federal authorities are investigating the family of the owners of the Springs Resort & Spa in Pagosa Springs for possibly laundering drug money through the famous hot springs. No one has been...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: MT - News

National Resource plans more public input, meetings

The local Natural Resource Conservation Service office is urging more participation in its programs and plans and is bringing back regular work-group meetings to improve outreach.The statewide...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Gold King Mine spill captures attention of world's media

Within 48 hours of the Gold King Mine spill, media from across the nation and around the world began converging on Durango to report about a river that turned orange. Michael Davis, an...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Young eagles are spreading their wings

DATE: Aug. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Governor visits

TOWAOC - During an economic development tour at the Ute Mountain Ute reservation on Sunday, Gov. John Hickenlooper said he was impressed by the tribe's new state-of-the-art mill and packaging...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Animas River reopens after Gold King Mine fiasco

The Animas River fully reopened to the public at noon Friday, and the city resumed pumping raw water from the Animas River after health officials said sediment sampling showed levels of...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

PTSD seminar scheduled for county's veterans

Montezuma County will host a seminar for military veterans with PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder, this weekend. Held at the County Annex on Chestnut Street from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday,...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

County oil and gas leases proposed

The BLM's Tres Rios Field Office is accepting public comments on a proposal to lease six parcels totaling 5,632 acres of public mineral estate in Dolores and Montezuma counties for the upcoming...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Entrance fees waived on Aug. 25

Mesa Verde National Park will waive entrance fees on Tuesday, Aug. 25 to celebrate the 99th birthday of the National Park Service. Admission to Mesa Verde National Park and all other National Park...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Inmates given keys to class

Inmates at the Montezuma County jail now have more access to education. The sheriff's office recently was awarded a three-year $128,00 Justice Assistance Grant to provide classes and-to-face...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News