Disasters and crashes

Worker dies in explosion at natural gas site in Southwest Colorado

A 47-year-old New Mexico man died earlier this month after an explosion at a natural-gas well site in southern La Plata County. According to state records, Randy Yellowman was working as a contract...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 hours 31 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado 145 reopens between Dolores and Telluride

Colorado Highway 145 reopened about 11 a.m. between Dolores and Telluride after a work crew recovered a crashed vehicle near County Road 38 at the West Fork of the Dolores River. The highway was...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police save man suspected of opioid overdose

A Durango Police Department officer is being credited with saving a man experiencing an opioid overdose late Tuesday or early Wednesday. The driver of a white station wagon drove off the road and...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man injured, vehicles collide during ill-advised tow on U.S. Highway 160

Slick roads and an attempted roadside tow combined to cause a three-car crash that injured one person about 5 p.m. Monday on South Broadway in Cortez. A southbound black Mustang slid off the road...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman suspected of running over, trying to kill cousin

A 27-year-old Durango woman is being held on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder for running over her cousin early Sunday, leaving the man in critical condition. Katrina Baker told law...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Third semi overturns on Wolf Creek Pass

For the third time this week, a semitrailer overturned on Wolf Creek Pass, near the hairpin turn at the overlook. Colorado State Patrol Sgt. Blake White said the truck overturned on the notorious...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crash kills Cortez woman, seriously injures three kids

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a one-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 160 east of Pagosa Springs that killed a Cortez woman and seriously injured three juveniles. About 1:15 a.m. Sunday, a...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado hunter dies following ATV crash

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Authorities say a man hunting in northwest Colorado died following an all-terrain vehicle crash. The Post Independent reports the Garfield County Coroner’s Office says...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Man cited for careless driving for crash on Hesperus Hill

By Mary Shinn Herald Staff Writer The driver of an SUV was cited for careless driving after a multiple vehicle crash Monday morning on Hesperus Hill. The driver of a 2005 GMC turned from Colorado...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

One killed in crash on Wolf Creek Pass

Wolf Creek Pass was closed Monday evening for a five-vehicle crash that included one death, according to the Colorado State Patrol. A 36-foot-long motor home struck four other vehicles, including...

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

Durango woman injured in head-on collision in fair condition

A 31-year-old Durango woman injured Tuesday in a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 160 between Durango and Bayfield was listed in fair condition Wednesday, a spokeswoman at St. Anthony’s Hospital...

DATE: July 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez man dies in head-on collision on U.S. 491

A 20-year-old Cortez man was killed in a collision Thursday night that shut down U.S. Highway 491 for several hours. The Colorado State Patrol, the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office, the Cortez...

DATE: July 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

click here to add your event
Area Events
Directory Plus

Search Directory Plus

Find:
Where: