Mountain Studies Institute receives grant for 416 Fire work

Mountain Studies Institute has been awarded a $20,000 grant to help restore public lands damaged by the 416 Fire and provide educational opportunities to the community recovering from wildfire. The...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 hours 44 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Highway 550 between Silverton and Ouray will be closed Monday

U.S. Highway 550 between Silverton and Ouray will be closed for the entire day Monday. The Colorado Department of Transportation said electrical line work by San Miguel Power Association prompted...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 hours 13 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Can you sing? Durango Voice wants to hear

Manna will present the annual Durango Voice fundraiser – similar to the TV show “The Voice” – on Feb. 23 at the Henry Strater Theatre, and auditions are now open. If you are just starting out or...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Animas High School warns of hand, foot and mouth disease

Animas High School is warning students and parents of a case of hand, foot and mouth disease among the student body. Hand, foot and mouth disease is a contagious illness caused by different...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 48 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

American Airlines adds seasonal flight between Durango and Chicago

American Airlines will add a summer flight to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport from June 8 to Aug. 17, 2019. Tickets for the new route can be purchased at www.aa.com beginning Monday. The...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 51 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Memorial service for Rob Kabeary to be held Saturday

A memorial service for Rob Kabeary will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Miller Middle School, 2608 Junction St., in Durango. All are welcome to attend. Kabeary was founder and co-owner of Bread...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 46 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Red Mountain Pass to be closed part of Wednesday, all day Thursday

Drivers traveling from Durango to Ouray via U.S. Highway 550 should plan to take another route Thursday as the Colorado Department of Transportation closes the highway for the entire day to allow...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 2 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Highway 550 closures on Red Mountain expected through weekend

Four more days of lengthy closures are required for emergency cliff work on Red Mountain Pass, which will affect traffic on Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, depending on snow activity....

DATE: Dec. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suicide prevention forum to highlight community efforts

Those working to prevent suicide will update the community about their work involving Durango School District 9-R, the Southern Ute Indian Tribe and other organizations at a forum this week. The...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New program seeks to prevent child abuse, neglect

Parents of young children are learning to identify more serious illnesses and how to make their homes safer places as part of SafeCare, a new San Juan Basin Public Health program. SafeCare , which...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

How to hunt for your Christmas tree in the national forest

Your Christmas tree is out there – waiting for you in the forest. A journey on a cold afternoon to find that prize is an annual ritual for many people in Southwest Colorado. The San Juan National...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Pastorius Reservoir drained to remove invasive species

The draining of Pastorius Reservoir has begun. Taking advantage of a low water year, the Florida Water Conservancy District will empty the reservoir southeast of Durango to make dam repairs. The...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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