Florida Road

Avalanches in Durango? It can (and has) happened

It turns out the risk of avalanches isn’t just restricted to the high country. With snow pummeling most areas of Southwest Colorado, Butch Knowlton, La Plata County’s director of the Office of...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Three bears euthanized for breaking into homes

A bear and her two yearlings were trapped and euthanized Tuesday after breaking into multiple homes during the past three weeks in Durango. The bears had either broken into or attempted to break...

DATE: May 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Planning Commission recommends denial of subdivision near Florida Road

The Durango Planning Commission recommended Durango City Council deny a small subdivision proposed on Jameson Drive west of Florida Road during a Monday night hearing. Residents raised concerns...

DATE: March 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Motorcycle involved in crash on Florida

No one was seriously injured in a motorcycle versus car crash near the intersection of Florida Road and East Animas Road on Saturday afternoon. A teenage driver turned left in front of an coming...

DATE: June 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

50-unit apartment complex planned for Florida Road

A new Durango developer is planning a 50-unit apartment complex along Florida Road. Durango City Council recently approved a rezone of the 2.42 acre property at 1689 Florida Road (County Road...

DATE: March 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kitchen fire quickly extinguished at Florida Road complex

A kitchen fire at an apartment complex near the intersection of Florida Road and Holly Avenue was quickly extinguished Friday evening. The fire in a second-floor unit at the Terrace Gardens...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

50-unit apartment complex planned for Florida Road

A proposed apartment complex along Florida Road received an early approval from the Durango Planning Commission Tuesday. Local owners Catherine and Richard Milton are looking to build a 50 units...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

City arborist gets a plum assignment on Florida Road

Why did the city cut down the rows of trees in the Florida Road median? They left these rows of ugly 3-foot-tall stumps. Is the city taking landscaping lessons from the Colorado Department of...

DATE: June 26, 2016 | COLUMN: Action Line

3 bears euthanized after destroying property

Colorado Parks and Wildlife euthanized three bears Saturday after one of them destroyed a car in the Durango Hills subdivision. Joe Lewandowski, Parks and Wildlife spokesman, said a sow and two...

DATE: June 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

City of Durango to correct river’s path near Santa Rita

The Animas River is shifting away from city intake pumps near Santa Rita Park, so the city is planning to build rock weirs to safeguard the city’s water supply. The Florida River is the city’s...

DATE: April 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lighting the way

DATE: Dec. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Partial road closures planned for Florida Road and east 32nd St,

Florida Road and east 32nd Street both are slated to undergo maintenance and construction this week. City crews will close the westbound, right-turn lane of east 32nd Street, just before north Main...

DATE: March 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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