Lake Nighthorse

Hunting for lake interloper isn’t a shore thing

Many, many of your constituents are still curious about the fate of the “lost hunter” who “broke into” the entrance trailer at Lake” Nighthorse last fall. Did that poor soul survive his privations?...

DATE: April 22, 2019 | COLUMN: Action Line

Southwest Colorado lakes and reservoirs prepare for boat inspections

As boating season begins on lakes and reservoirs, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is ramping up mandatory boat inspections and reminding boat owners that they must purchase an Aquatic Nuisance Species...

DATE: April 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Almost at capacity, Lake Nighthorse will wait to pump from river

Lake Nighthorse is sitting pretty in terms of the amount of water stored in the reservoir just outside Durango, according to water managers. Despite the extreme drought that plagued Southwest...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

City of Durango planning for strong second season at Lake Nighthorse

Lake Nighthorse visitors reeled in fish under both sunny and snowy skies opening weekend, showing a commitment to visiting the lake the city of Durango hopes to see all season. The city manages...

DATE: April 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lake Nighthorse revenue, visitation fall short in 2018

The city of Durango has high expectations for Lake Nighthorse’s second season after a somewhat rocky first year with lower-than-expected revenue and visitation. The lake was closed for nine days...

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

Durango Police looking for ‘lost and cold’ hunter

Durango Police are looking for a man who illegally entered an office trailer at Lake Nighthorse and left a note saying he was “lost and cold.” The man was caught on surveillance camera about 6 p.m....

DATE: Nov. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lake Nighthorse to close for season

Lake Nighthorse will close for the season Nov. 14 and reopen sometime in April. Durango Parks and Recreation Director Cathy Metz said visits to the lake and revenue projections are below...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

In western La Plata County, tap water may soon flow

BREEN – The vision of taking water out of the Animas River and delivering it to homes in western La Plata County, known for its lack of available water, is inching closer to reality. Residents on...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire, construction hurt Lake Nighthorse revenue

The 416 Fire and boat ramp reconstruction are likely responsible for lower-than-expected visitation and revenue at Lake Nighthorse this summer. The lake has generated about $60,123, and the city...

DATE: July 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango will soon take comments on e-bikes

Electronic bikes on the city’s paved trails have been allowed for 10 months under a pilot program, and soon the city will look to hear from the public about how things are going. City of Durango...

DATE: July 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Updated: Want to do something outside? Here’s what’s open (and closed)

Extreme fire danger has prompted mass closures of trails, Forest Service land and city open spaces. But not all of Durango’s outdoor playgrounds are closed; many trails and recreation areas remain...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Parking lot repairs to limit access at Lake Nighthorse

The city of Durango and Bureau of Reclamation recently announced that motorized boating and launching boats from trailers at Lake Nighthorse will begin Saturday and continue through Memorial Day on...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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