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Fishing spots available for Colorado’s free fishing weekend

Fishing is free this weekend, and in Southwest Colorado, there are dozens of places to go. “Your fishin’ is our mission,” John Alves, senior aquatic biologist for Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s...

DATE: May 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

BP’s regional office moving to downtown Durango

The BP regional office for the San Juan Basin will move in October from its building near the Durango-La Plata Airport to space leased in the Bank of Colorado building on Main Avenue. Up to 90...

DATE: May 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Historic coal chute awaits hikers in Illium Valley

In the Illium Valley, just over Lizard Head Pass, visitors can hike a segment of the Galloping Goose trail to a historic railroad coal station. The restored Vance Junction coal chute is the only...

DATE: May 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Long-term drought could harm wildlife in Southwest Colorado

Drought conditions are affecting many aspects of human life in Southwest Colorado, but they’re also impacting wildlife across the region. Some animals, such as birds, do not need to drink much...

DATE: May 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Memorial Day ceremony focuses on soldiers lost in the Middle East

Durangoans marked Memorial Day by remembering those who have died in the Middle East over the last 16 years. “We remember and honor the sacrifice of all those who lost their lives serving our...

DATE: May 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man dies after exchanging gunfire with Colorado BLM officers

GRAND JUNCTION – A man died after exchanging gunfire with Bureau of Land Management law enforcement officers in western Colorado. Mesa County officials say two BLM rangers were checking on a white...

DATE: May 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wildfire season gets going over Memorial Day weekend

Three wildfires burned during the Memorial Day weekend in the Four Corners area, forcing evacuations in Colorado and New Mexico. The Arena Canyon Fire west of Navajo Lake in San Juan County, New...

DATE: May 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pre-evacuation order lifted for homes northeast of Durango

A pre-evacuation order for homes along Florida Road (County Road 240) between Helen’s Store and County Road 502 has been lifted after progress overnight on the 358 Fire. Evacuated residents on the...

DATE: May 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officials: Efforts failing to save U.S. West sagebrush land

BOISE, Idaho – Public lands managers are losing a battle against a devastating combination of invasive plant species and wildfires in the vast sagebrush habitats in the U.S. West that support...

DATE: May 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Eli Tomac wins Glen Helen motocross, makes it two straight

Eli Tomac of Cortez ran down Ken Roczen and Jason Anderson in two races Saturday to capture the overall victory at the AMA Pro Motocross in San Bernardino, California. It was Tomac’s second...

DATE: May 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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