Animas River

Gold King spill, Superfund fail to poison economy

For more than 20 years, the town of Silverton resisted Superfund status, concerned about federal intervention, the potential loss of mining and a longstanding belief local efforts could clean up...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

City eyes two Animas River Trail improvements

The city could start two long-awaited Animas River Trail construction projects next year: replacing the asphalt behind River City Hall and extending the trail north to Oxbow Park. The city has...

DATE: July 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Injured Animas River tuber dies Thursday

The man critically injured July 16 while tubing the Animas River Whitewater Park died Thursday, said La Plata County Coroner Jann Smith. Smith said Manuel Gallegos, 31, of Albuquerque was taken off...

DATE: July 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas River tuber injured Sunday identified, in critical condition

A man who required rescue while tubing the Animas River Whitewater Park on Sunday remained in critical condition Tuesday morning, according to a spokesman with Mercy Regional Medical Center. A...

DATE: July 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Floating down the Animas River

DATE: July 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ebike trial approved by Durango City Council

A one-year trial period for electric bikes was approved by the Durango City Council Tuesday. Three city advisory boards spent about nine months holding meetings and crafting rules to govern...

DATE: June 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local officials travel to D.C. to plead for Superfund money

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Officials from La Plata and San Juan counties and Durango were assured last week during meetings in the nation’s Capitol that funding for the Superfund site near Silverton would...

DATE: June 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gold King Mine spill conference set in Farmington

Since the August 2015 Gold King Mine spill, scientists from universities and state and federal agencies have studied the watershed of the two rivers impacted by the spill. The latest findings will...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Measures to be taken to improve safety of Animas River Trail

It’s that time of year when the 7-mile-long Animas River Trail can get crowded – with people walking, pets, cyclists, strollers, roller-bladers and the like. And, as in any crowded public places,...

DATE: June 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Groups partner to clean up Animas Watershed

The Florida River starts in the pristine waters of the high country of the Weminuche Wilderness, but throughout its nearly 62-mile-long journey to the Animas River, it picks up enough E. coli to...

DATE: May 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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