Body found in missing Durango woman’s car

A body was found in the car of a Durango woman who went missing Wednesday, Farmington police confirmed Monday. Last week, a missing persons report was filed for Lois Wisniewski-Baumgartner, 55, who...

DATE: May 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Blasting on Red Mountain Pass to begin Wednesday

Blasting on Red Mountain Pass began Wednesday and continue for 2½ weeks, causing delays of up to about 30 minutes. Operations will occur mostly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Colorado Department of...

DATE: May 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango, Steamboat vie for Best Town Ever

Durango versus Steamboat Springs: Which is the Best Town Ever? Outside Magazine wants readers to decide in its sixth annual Best Town Ever contest, in which Durango and the ski town to the north,...

DATE: May 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Mercy Regional Medical Center earns an ‘A’ for patient safety

Mercy Regional Medical Center ranks among the safest hospitals in the country, according to a national patient safety watchdog group. Mercy was one of 798 hospitals in the nation to receive an “A”...

DATE: May 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Southern Ute elder to discuss significance of Bear Dance

Next week, a Southern Ute tribal elder will give a presentation explaining the cultural and historical significance of the upcoming Bear Dance , an annual event on the reservation. Russell Box,...

DATE: May 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

No one injured when school bus rear-ended on U.S. Highway 160

No injuries were reported in a crash involving a school bus that caused a brief single-lane closure Monday afternoon on U.S. Highway 160, about 100 yards east of Farmington Hill, according to...

DATE: April 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Purgatory Resort is extending its season

Durango skiers and snowboarders should hold off on packing away their gear for at least a few more weeks. With the snow still falling, Purgatory Resort announced it will extend its 50th...

DATE: April 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Dylan Redwine’s mother to appear on Dr. Phil

The mother of Dylan Redwine – the 13-year-old boy who disappeared and died in Southwest Colorado in 2012 – will appear on “The Dr. Phil Show” at 3 p.m. Tuesday on KRQE, channel 13. According to the...

DATE: March 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hesperus Ski Area closed for the season

Hesperus Ski Area, located 12 miles west of Durango on U.S. Highway 160, closed for the season Monday. Hesperus, known locally for its night skiing, was open for more than 65 days this season, a...

DATE: March 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Bureau of Land Management set to auction 6 oil and gas parcels in May

The first land parcels in 15 years within the San Juan National Forest will be available for lease this spring through the Bureau of Land Management’s quarterly oil and gas lease sale. Since 2001,...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Fort Lewis College launching ‘Hawk Tank’ business competition

Fort Lewis College is planning its own version of “Shark Tank,” the TV show that gives entrepreneurs a chance to win investment in their startup. While this is not the college’s first business-plan...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango’s Chapman Hill opens Monday

Chapman Hill ski area officially begins its 2015-16 season Monday with the opening of the Little Tow from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation Supervisor Matt Morrissey said until the Big Tow opens,...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports