Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Co

Restored Grand Imperial will be unveiled Saturday

As the first train of the year steams into Silverton Saturday, the Grand Imperial Hotel in Silverton will reopen, restored to its former glory and charm, and a full day of festive fanfare is...

DATE: May 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Making a hotel grand again

DATE: April 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County: Cellphone tower could ruin view from train, house

A proposed cellphone tower in the Animas Valley comes with two promises: improved mobile phone reception, and to some, a blight that threatens historical surroundings. La Plata County officials...

DATE: April 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

County mulls limits on temporary permits

The La Plata County Planning Commission recently approved a temporary-use permit for the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad to conduct its annual summer activities, but the decision...

DATE: April 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Donors generous to Fort Lewis College

Fort Lewis College’s donors have been generous this year. For the fiscal year ending June 30, the college has received $3.8 million in cash, pledges and in-kind contributions, Vice President for...

DATE: April 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge prepares for Grand Imperial, a replacement for Railfest

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is heading into a year of expansion with the reopening of the Grand Imperial Hotel, a new general manager and a fresh event to replace Railfest. D&SNG...

DATE: March 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Travel Channel films Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge

In 1969, Paul Newman and Robert Redford jumped from rooftop to rooftop on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad cars after a train heist, before taking their notorious leap from Bakers...

DATE: March 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Working the rails at Durango depot

DATE: March 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad running full steam in 2015

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad had its best financial year ever in 2015 after seeing high ridership and achieving better efficiency. “If the economy stays generally where it is we...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

When it comes to Christmas trees, is real or fake the better environmental choice?

Every December, millions of Americans decorate their homes with Christmas trees, a centerpiece symbol of holiday cheer. But in recent years, a question for the environmentally conscious has arisen...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango named top Christmas (and redneck) destination

Apparently, Durango is the perfect destination, offering family-friendly Polar Express rides and lots of alcohol. Our fair burg is one of the top 50 best Christmas destinations this year, according...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Christmas Tree Train delivers

DATE: Dec. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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