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

Fort Lewis players named to All-NFFCC Team

Two Fort Lewis football players were named to the 2015 All-National Football Foundation Colorado Chapter second team on Tuesday. Junior linebacker Andrew Ike and senior defensive lineman Sione...

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

Fort Lewis College receives $300K grant

A $300,000 grant was recently awarded to Fort Lewis College, which will use it to provide its physics and engineering graduates with business startup knowledge. On Dec. 14, the Colorado Office of...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

’Tis the season for mailbox theft in La Plata County

The La Plata County Sheriff’s Office is reminding residents to take steps to protect themselves from mail theft during the holiday season. A surge in mail theft occurs every year during the two to...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Iron Horse Classic registration opens Friday in Durango

Registration for the 45th annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, May 28-30, will officially open online at 8 a.m. Saturday, but Durango-area residents will have a home-field advantage from 11 a.m. to 9...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Colorado troopers remind drivers of ‘move over’ law

The Colorado State Patrol in Durango is reminding drivers of the “move over” law, which requires drivers to reduce their speed and move over when passing a stationary emergency vehicle. Two...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service finalizes Chimney Rock plans

Forest Service officials have released the details of a long-term management plan for the Chimney Rock archaeological site, three years after President Barack Obama proclaimed the area a national...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Train to help haul freshly cut Christmas trees

Cutting down your own Christmas tree while reducing the danger of wildfire in the San Juan Mountains? That’s what the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge train is offering for the first time....

DATE: Oct. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Health official: Animas at pre-spill levels

The latest samples taken a couple of days ago from the Animas River and analyzed by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment show the river has returned to pre-event levels heavy...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Westminster College welcomed to Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

After a long wait to see if it would be accepted by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, Westminster College became an official member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference on Tuesday....

DATE: Aug. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

For a gouda time, try this

Hungry revelers and 32 restaurants will participate in the Macaroni & Cheese Festival on Saturday at Fort Lewis College. Attendees can consume their fill of 1-ounce samples of mac and cheese,...

DATE: June 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

Fishing is free June 6-7

Fishing is free. For one weekend, anyway. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is holding its annual Free Fishing Weekend on June 6 and 7; anglers of all ages can fish without a license anywhere in the...

DATE: May 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports