Steve Lewis

Position: Staff Photographer


Phone Number: (970) 375-4568

About: Steve Lewis came to The Durango Herald in 2009 from the Cortez Journal where he was a staff photographer for a year and a half. Steve graduated from Texas Tech ... University in 2007 and completed an extended internship at the Amarillo-Globe News before migrating to southwest Colorado.

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Car chase started with a harassment call

A pursuit that began earlier Wednesday night in Durango ended after 10 p.m. in the 13600 block of Florida Road (County Road 240). The male driver, identified as Roger Brassard by the Durango...

DATE: April 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

2 die in Highway 550 head-on

Two people were killed in a head-on car crash Tuesday afternoon a couple of miles north of Durango on U.S. Highway 550. One victim was identified as 44-year-old Durango resident Julie Ann Crow; the...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Three people hurt in crash

Three people suffered minor injuries in a two-car collision at about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday near milepost 7 on Wildcat Canyon Road (County Road 141).Colorado State Patrol Trooper Chris Gonzales said it...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bellies up

A keen but unknown observer of the sexes once said, “The difference between the way women look at men and the way men look at women is like the difference between throwing a bullet and shooting...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Zen and the art of cool rides

DOLORES The Million Dollar Highway and other routes in the state attract motorcycle enthusiasts from all over, and while many choose Harley-Davidsons or Japanese sport bikes, a few are aficionados...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crash closes Hwy. 160 for short while

FLORIDA MESA – A single-car accident closed a section of U.S. Highway 160 east of Elmore’s Corner on Friday afternoon.Four adults inside the vehicle were taken to Mercy Regional Medical Center with...

DATE: July 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crews battle Cherry Creek fire

CHERRY CREEK - Firefighters on Wednesday were working to suppress a wildfire that sparked in western La Plata County.No structures were in immediate danger, said Butch Knowlton, director of La...

DATE: July 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Helping out

A church group from Texas spent a week doing deeds to benefit the Durango community.Crosspoint Church brought 54 young people and 10 adults from McKinney, Texas, who divided their time collecting...

DATE: July 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire at gas plant near airport doused

IGNACIO – Three area fire districts were called to a gas-plant fire near the Durango-La Plata County Airport around 6 p.m. Wednesday.No injuries or serious damage were reported.Deputy Chief Tom...

DATE: June 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News