Residents face difficult decisions in evacuations

HERMOSA – Hundreds of residents were forced to pack their belongings and leave their homes for an unknown amount of time Friday in the face of a fast-moving wildfire burning 10 miles north of...

DATE: June 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado governor candidates visit Cortez

Two of the candidates vying for a spot on the Republican governor ballot visited Cortez this week. Doug Robinson met with a group of Montezuma County Republicans on Thursday, and Greg Lopez visited...

DATE: June 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman in wheelchair strikes vehicle on Main Street

A woman driving a motorized wheelchair struck a vehicle on Cortez’s Main Street about 1:30 p.m. Friday, according to police. Cortez Police Patrol Lt. Andy Brock said the woman was traveling east at...

DATE: June 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two people injured in crash near Mesa Verde National Park

Two people were injured Friday afternoon in a collision at the intersection of U.S. Highway 160 and County Road 34, about a mile from the entrance to Mesa Verde National Park. The Colorado State...

DATE: June 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

State wildlife commission to hold meeting in Cortez

The public is invited to attend the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission meeting June 7 at the Cortez Conference Center from 11:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. A full agenda includes presentations from...

DATE: June 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wildfire jumps, closes state highway in northern New Mexico

CIMARRON, N.M. — A wildfire raced across a swath of tinder-dry forest in northeastern New Mexico on Friday, sending up a thick plume of smoke that forced residents to flee their homes as heat and...

DATE: June 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Police announce new sex offender in town

The Cortez Police Department has released the name of a sexually violent predator who recently moved into town. On May 25, police began advertising that a person convicted of a violent sexual crime...

DATE: June 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wildfire scorches 100 acres; homes under evacuation and pre-evacuation notice

Here is the latest news on the 416 Fire north of Durango. 5:48 p.m. A second evacuation site has been opened for people who have had to flee the fire. The evacuation center is at Silverton School,...

DATE: June 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Health System to hold open house on Monday

Southwest Health System and the Montezuma County Hospital District are hosting an open house on June 4 from 6-8 p.m. for the public to tour the newly completed Inpatient Wing and Medical Office...

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Three bears euthanized for breaking into homes

A bear and her two yearlings were trapped and euthanized Tuesday after breaking into multiple homes during the past three weeks in Durango. The bears had either broken into or attempted to break...

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Students track movement of rockfall on Missionary Ridge

On July 5, 1998, a massive rockfall carrying boulders the size of houses came tearing down Missionary Ridge in the Animas Valley, the scar on the forested hillside stands out to this day. The rare...

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

KSJD hires Daniel Rayzel as new morning host

KSJD Community Radio has hired a new local news and morning host, Daniel Rayzel. The change comes after current host Austin Cope announced he was leaving KSJD to work in India for two years....

DATE: May 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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