Vehicle slides off Molas Pass along 550

A vehicle went about 150 feet down the embankment near mile marker 66 on U.S. Highway 550 on Sunday along Molas Pass, said Trooper Josh Lewis, a Colorado State Patrol spokesman. The driver of the...

DATE: June 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nepal earthquake hits close to Durango

After the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that devastated Nepal, killing more than 3,200 people, the world raced to respond and mobilize to search for the missing and deal with unsound buildings in and...

DATE: April 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Semi rollover closed 160 for more than three hours

A semi-rollover on U.S. Highway 160 west of Durango closed the highway in both directions just before 7 p.m. Friday, and it remained closed until about 10:30 p.m. There were no other vehicles...

DATE: April 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Semi rollover shuts down U.S. Highway 160

A semi-rollover on U.S. Highway 160 west of Durango closed the highway in both directions just before 7 p.m., and it remained closed as of 11 p.m. “It’s blocking several lanes,” Capt. Adrian...

DATE: April 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montoyas recovering from tragic Colo. 140 accident

La Plata County residents Davin and Theresa Montoya are recovering at home after the couple was involved in a fatal car accident Saturday that killed Durango resident Kolby Webb on Colorado Highway...

DATE: March 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durangoan dies in rollover on Highway 140

Durango resident Kolby Webb was killed in an auto accident Saturday afternoon at the 18000 block of Colorado Highway 140 after his Subaru Forester rolled over, apparently from the impact of a...

DATE: March 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Case closed’ for Durango hit-and-run

Authorities have found the driver responsible for a hit-and-run incident that occurred at a home at 2001 Crestview Drive early Saturday morning. Cpl. Nick Stasi with the Durango Police Department...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

4 injured in head-on near N.M. border

Four people were injured Thursday in a head-on collision that closed U.S. Highway 550 near the New Mexico border for 30 minutes. A Chevy Malibu hit a Ford F-150 eight miles from the New Mexico line...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Possible rollover near Vallecito

According to the emergency scanner, La Plata County Sheriff’s Office deputies reported to the scene of a possible vehicle rollover around 10:30 pm. Thursday on County Road 501 near Vallecito....

DATE: Dec. 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Do you know how to survive on nothing?

A class on how to prepare for surviving two weeks following a major disaster is scheduled Saturday at the Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. A major disaster could leave families without...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chopper pilot dies in crash near Dove Creek

DOVE CREEK – A helicopter pilot was killed in a crash at a remote gas-and-oil construction site southeast of Dove Creek Tuesday morning. The Huey-style helicopter was part of a construction crew...

DATE: July 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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