Disasters and crashes

It’s the season to change your clocks, avoid wildlife collisions

Daylight saving time ends on Nov. 5, when residents will set clocks back an hour. Colorado Parks and Wildlife also reminds motorists to be avoid wildlife-related crashes as daylight hours get...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rear-end crash leads to ticket in Cortez

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

Photos: Two-car crash injures three people

Two-car crash injures three people

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man charged with vehicular homicide in 17-year-old’s death

A 22-year-old Durango man has been charged with vehicular homicide after the car he was driving in June went off the road in Durango West II and hit a tree, killing a 17-year-old Durango woman....

DATE: Aug. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bear breaks into SUV, then takes it for a short drive

A bear that broke into an SUV early Friday in Durango took it for a short ride, rolling it out of a driveway and crashing it into a mailbox. The commotion woke Ron Cornelius and his wife, who found...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two victims in Thursday head-on crash identified

Authorities on Friday identified the two victims killed in a head-on crash Thursday on U.S. Highway 160, in the Cherry Creek area west of Hesperus. The crash occurred around 5:15 p.m. just east of...

DATE: July 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Truck crash damages wall

DATE: July 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Coach dies in head-on crash on U.S. 160 east of Bayfield

A 59-year-old Bayfield man died Wednesday morning in a head-on crash on U.S. Highway 160 a couple of miles east of Bayfield. The victim was identified as Michael D. Scalet, an assistant...

DATE: June 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

UPDATE: Woman dies after 3-vehicle crash on Main Street

A Jeep Cherokee hit two vehicles on Main Street about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to Cortez police, resulting in the death of a passenger.The Jeep started on Mildred Road and jumped the curb near...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Three-car crash on U.S. 160 leaves man in critical condition

A three-car crash on U.S. Highway 160 on Friday left one man in critical condition and shut down the highway near the Montezuma County Fairgrounds, according to the Colorado State Patrol.The...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police blotter

Wednesday, Aug. 10 10:04 a.m. : A man was arrested on a warrant at Montezuma County Court. 10:31 a.m. : A man was arrested on a warrant after turning himself in at the Montezuma County jail. ...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: For the record

Cascade Creek running dangerously high

Three rescues and a death in two weeks at the Cascade Creek waterfalls near U.S. Highway 550 have highlighted the danger of jumping the falls, especially in the high water that has resulted from...

DATE: July 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News