French transplants mourn Notre Dame Cathedral

For Durangoan Jean-Pierre Bleger, seeing flames engulf Notre Dame Cathedral on Monday summoned feelings of watching the World Trade Center towers fall on Sept. 11. “It takes you right in the guts,”...

DATE: April 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crash on Wolf Creek Pass kills man

Drugs, alcohol and excessive speed are considered factors in a crash on Wolf Creek Pass earlier this week that killed a 24-year-old man, according to Colorado State Patrol. CSP said in a news...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

SUV, pickup crash on Colorado 184 near Mancos

A collision Saturday on Colorado Highway 184 outside Mancos sent one driver into a snowbank and the other into a row of roadside mailboxes. Colorado State Patrol Trooper Loving, who was in an early...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two roll over on slick roads in Montezuma County

Slick road conditions from a snowstorm contributed to two crashes Monday morning, according to the Colorado State Patrol. About 8 a.m., a truck on U.S. Highway 160 near the Mesa Verde National Park...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Driver in crash that injured councilman faces four charges

The driver of a plumbing truck involved in a crash that injured Cortez City Councilman Mike Lavey faces additional charges, according to the District Attorney’s office. A citation against Lavey for...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Cortez councilman flown to Grand Junction after collision

A violent two-vehicle crash Monday afternoon injured Cortez City Councilman Mike Lavey, who was recovering Wednesday at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction. The crash occurred at the...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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 | CATEGORY: Local News

Another vehicle crashes into Dolores River

On Tuesday morning, a driver on Colorado Highway 145 crashed into the Dolores River just a few miles from a similar crash eight days earlier. According to Colorado State Patrol Sgt. James Saunders,...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Driver faces charge after New Year’s crash in Dolores River

Colorado Highway 145 was briefly closed Jan. 4 between Dolores and Telluride after a work crew recovered a vehicle that had crashed onto the frozen Dolores River near Stoner. The highway was closed...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | 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

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