Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Co

First-timers ride Durango & Silverton train to cut fresh Christmas trees

For years, 10-year-old Savannah Chavez of Durango begged her parents for a real Christmas tree. On Saturday, she got her wish as the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s second annual...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Railroad offers Christmas tree trips

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad will offer a Christmas tree train excursion this holiday season. For the second consecutive year, the D&SNG’s Christmas tree train will take guests to...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

13th Annual Festival of Trees kicks off in Durango

It’s not yet Thanksgiving, but the trees were trimmed for the holidays on Saturday at Community Connections’ 13th Annual Festival of Trees. Two rows of bedazzled firs sparkled with holiday lights...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Supersize Santa

DATE: Nov. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Train ridership up 4 percent this year

Ridership on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is up about 4 percent this year – a positive trend, especially coming off a strong year in 2015, said Christian Robbins, marketing...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

The pumpkin train seeks gourd lovers

The San Juan Mountains Association has been asked to provide some educational activities aboard the Peanuts Great Pumpkin Patch Express! , a special train program of the Durango & Silverton Narrow...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango train goes lavender for cancer support

As the winner of the 2016 Sunset Travel Award for Best Train Experience , the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad could rest on its laurels. Instead, the train is making a bold statement to...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Neighbors: Durango Heritage Celebration has Hollywood theme

The Durango Heritage Celebration has explored the community’s Victorian legacy, gone down with the Titanic, visited Greenmount Cemetery where the dead “talked” and solved a murder mystery or two. ...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2016 | COLUMN: Neighbors

Economic development chief Ed Morlan retiring

Silverton Mountain, Mercury Payment Systems, Zuke’s Pet Treats and Steamworks Brewing Co. are just a few of the businesses the Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado has...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

If ballot measures pass, La Plata County property taxes would stay low

The burden property tax increases would place on businesses varies, but if approved, La Plata County still would have some of the lowest taxes in the state. Some argue the increases would benefit...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sunset Magazine loves Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

In an homage to actress Sally Field on receiving her second Oscar, Sunset Magazine really, really likes Southwest Colorado. Its panel of judges – editors and travel experts – named the Durango &...

DATE: July 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News