Animas River

Throw him a rope

Durango Fire & Rescue firefighters train for swiftwater rescue.

DATE: June 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas River Days

This weekend looks poised to deliver the delightful combination of plenty to do and ample sunshine under which to do it. Most notably in Durango is the annual Animas River Days festival – a...

DATE: June 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Celebrating the Animas River

On Memorial Day weekend, Durango is full of bicyclists. Two weeks later, it’s time for the river rats.Animas River Days will kick off Friday with a long list of activities on both water and land in...

DATE: June 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

5,490 cubic feet per second

DATE: June 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Drop of prevention

DATE: June 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Water wars

DATE: June 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Clean water

As the snowpack melts, much of Colorado’s water rushes across rocks and still-frozen ground, collecting in streams that pour from the high country.On the way, it picks up evidence of everything it...

DATE: June 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Summer jobs scarce

Durango High School senior India Snow searched for three months and applied for at least five positions before finally nabbing a job at Mahogany Grille.Restaurant jobs often provide staple summer...

DATE: May 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

City considers reservoir rec program

The possibility of finding a manager of recreation at Lake Nighthorse brightened this week when the city of Durango said it might assume the role.“We’re in an exploratory phase,” Cathy Metz,...

DATE: May 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

No solutions on Animas River pollutants

A meeting in Silverton this week concerning heavy-metal contamination of the Animas River increased public knowledge of the problem but produced no immediate solutions.“We wanted to bring people up...

DATE: May 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Program helps water-cycle lessons flow

For students in the San Juan Basin, the water cycle no longer starts with a passing cloud dropping rain on a distant mountaintop. Thanks to a new curriculum resource, students can learn how water...

DATE: May 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Outlet channel passes initial checkup

Almost two weeks of testing shows the outlet channel from Lake Nighthorse is functioning well, a spokesman for the Bureau of Reclamation said Tuesday.“It’s running good,” David Gates said as he...

DATE: May 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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