Smooth sailing on Molas Pass with completion of crib wall

Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor Rock and Co. announced Thursday that crews have completed construction of two under-highway, downhill retaining walls, known as crib walls, on...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crow Canyon reports that cultural sites are economic power

Cultural sites in Southwest Colorado are an economic asset for local communities, according to a new report released by Crow Canyon Archaeological Center.The study, The Economic Contributions of...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

CPW urges public to attend meeting about budget

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will hold a public meeting to discuss long-term budget issues that stand to change how parks and wildlife in the state are managed at 6 p.m. Sept. 25, via teleconference...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

San Juan Basin Public Health cautions about air quality

The local air quality is being affected by Inter-Mountain West and Pacific Northwest wildfires. If smoke is thick or becomes noticeably thicker in the area, people should remain indoors or, if...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Identities of men involved in Wednesday’s Archuleta County shooting released

The Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office has released more information on the shooting last Wednesday, including the identities of those involved, that left a 65-year-old Durango man dead. According...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Purgatory Resort announces opening day

For the third year in a row, Purgatory Resort plans to open the weekend before Thanksgiving. According to a Thursday news release, the ski resort north of Durango will start offering rides up the...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

Smoke from 842 Fire to settle in nearby valleys

As of Monday evening, the 842 Fire in the HD Mountains near Chimney Rock National Monument expanded to a total of 743 acres, and fire crews expect to burn-out an additional 300 acres in days ahead....

DATE: Aug. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

KSUT may receive $1 million matching fund from Southern Ute Indian Tribe

The race is on for KSUT. The Ignacio-based public radio station has until Oct. 1, 2018, to raise $1 million in cash and pledges to receive a matching fund from the Southern Ute Indian Tribe,...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Parks and Wildlife tells livestock owners to protect hay from wildlife

Colorado Parks and Wildlife recommends that people who rely on hay to feed livestock during the winter should take measures to protect their crop from deer and elk. With deep snow during the...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally impetus for DUI blitz

In response to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota, the Colorado Department of Transportation and Colorado State Patrol will ramp up DUI enforcement until Aug. 14 to keep people safe from...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man, 49, found dead Sunday in his home

A 49-year-old man was found dead Sunday in a Durango West II home from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s spokesman Dan Bender...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Twin Buttes reopens all trails

Twin Buttes of Durango recently announced that all trails in the 12-mile Twin Buttes trail system are now open for public recreation. Specifically, the lower Lightner Creek Trail reopened from the...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News