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Crews work to contain 217 Fire south of Durango

A wildland fire that broke out eight miles south of Durango on Friday afternoon is about 25 percent contained and has swallowed 33 acres of piñon and dry grass. A 20-person hand crew from Juniper...

DATE: June 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Fire burns 30 acres south of Durango

BONDAD – A wildland fire torched at least 30 acres of pinon and dry grasses Friday south of Durango when an open burn went out of control. The fire, which was reported at 2:30 p.m., made a quick...

DATE: June 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Long-term mitigation plans for Bondad Hill in the works

Colorado Department of Transportation crews have finished removing debris from last week’s rockslide on Bondad Hill, but long-term mitigation will have to wait. “We’ve initiated in the region a...

DATE: June 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Rockslide on U.S. 550 south of Durango may take a week to clear

It may take up to a week to clear a massive rockslide that came down early Sunday on U.S. Highway 550 about 10 miles south of Durango, the Colorado Department of Transportation said Tuesday. Crews...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Gravel pit on the mesa?

As the Colorado Department of Transportation moves forward with a long-planned realignment of U.S. Highway 550 and connection to the Bridge to Nowhere, a major private gravel pit is planned for the...

DATE: June 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Boulders on Highway 550 near Bondad

A rockfall on U.S. Highway 550 on Bondad Hill south of Durango has limited northbound traffic to one lane. “This afternoon at about 2:15 p.m., we had large rocks come down on Bondad Hill, estimated...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Getting ready to blast

DATE: Nov. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local news

Crews get a handle on State Line Fire

Firefighters on Tuesday continued to make progress on the State Line Fire, bringing the Bondad-area blaze to 80 percent containment, according to a news release from the Durango Interagency...

DATE: June 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local news

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State Line Fire 50% contained

The State Line Fire, which has burned 350 acres along U.S. Highway 550 near Bondad, was declared 50 percent contained Monday.Pam Wilson, fire information officer, didn’t expect any additional acres...

DATE: June 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local news

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State Line Fire 50 pct contained

The State Line Fire, which at last measure had burned 350 acres along U.S. Highway 550 near Bondad, was declared 50 percent contained on Monday afternoon.The “focus is holding and improving the...

DATE: June 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local news

Weber Fire grows to 6,000 acres

Firefighters prepared for a multiday battle late Saturday as the Weber Fire spewed a huge plume of smoke skyward, forced evacuation of dozens of homes and grew to an estimated 6,000 acres.Flames...

DATE: June 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Wind-whipped fire temporarily closes Highway 550 near Bondad

A second wildfire in the area Saturday burned about 80 acres of land and closed a four-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 550 between Bondad and the Colorado-New Mexico line for more than three...

DATE: June 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local news