Heat wave hits Southwestern U.S., including Four Corners

PHOENIX – Airlines canceled flights in Phoenix and doctors urged people to be careful around concrete, playground equipment and vehicle interiors this week as a punishing heat wave threatens to...

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Montezuma County wins Kinder Morgan tax case

CORTEZ – The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of Montezuma County in a long-running tax case against Kinder Morgan. The final decision opens the door for the county to collect...

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State wineries, cannabis give Telluride event Colorado focus

The Telluride Wine Festival is set to return Thursday through Sunday, for its 36th year. This time, however, its organizers have a few changes in mind. Among the festival’s 30 events are a number...

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

No-wake Lake Nighthorse petition draws 1,200 signatures

A petition aimed at preventing wakes on Lake Nighthorse was presented to the Durango City Council on Monday. Rose Chilcoat, with the Quiet Lake Nighthorse Coalition, delivered about 1,200...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper announces program to increase government efficiency

DENVER – The state of Colorado will partner with the University of Denver to create a Colorado Evaluation and Action Lab (CEAL) to evaluate how the state’s tax dollars are being spent and measure...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

UPDATE: County Road 501 reopens after propane truck crash

County Road 501 near Vallecito Lake was closed for a couple of hours Monday afternoon after a truck carrying propane crashed, according to Colorado State Patrol Capt. Adrian Driscoll. Driscoll said...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Warm weather likely cause of Durango & Silverton train derailment

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad derailment late Saturday afternoon was the second worst incident in more than 30 years, and the second in one day on the tracks. The train was...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield man sought in escape from work-release found Monday

A Bayfield man who walked away from his work-release program last week was arrested Monday morning, according to La Plata County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Dan Bender. Timothy Sobley, 48, was...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Travel Channel is looking for extras in Durango

The Travel Channel is coming to Durango on Sunday, and it’s looking for extras to take part in a reenactment of one of infamous outlaw Butch Cassidy’s more famous train robberies. According to...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman uses various wheeled gear for outdoor pursuits

Rosa Malloy-Post was 23 years old when she was paralyzed from the waist down after a climbing accident in 2013. The New York native moved to Durango in 2009 to take a job with Open Sky Wilderness...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Summer vacation? Lots of Americans say they can’t afford it

Forget frequent flier miles, last-minute getaways and even road trips. Nearly half of Americans say they won’t be taking a vacation this summer, mostly because they can’t afford it, according to a...

DATE: June 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Jere Pelletier wins the 56th Navajo Trail Open

Three rounds of golf weren’t enough to decide the 56th Navajo Trail Open at Durango’s Hillcrest Golf Club. After an incredible par save on the 18th hole, Jere Pelletier worked his way into a...

DATE: June 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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