Lake Nighthorse

Lake Nighthorse to Dryside pipeline construction begins

Standing on a slope above Lake Nighthorse on a sunny Wednesday morning, La Plata Water Conservancy District President Brice Lee told a crowd of about 50 water stakeholders, “Water is like...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lake Nighthorse turn lane work to begin Tuesday

Construction on a left turn lane on County Road 210 to access a boat ramp at Lake Nighthorse is expected to begin Tuesday and continue through October. La Plata County hired Four Corners Materials ...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office gets new boat, organizes dive team

In November 2012, the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office led a search of Vallecito Reservoir for missing teenager Dylan Redwine. But it needed the help of a dive team and turned to the New Mexico...

DATE: June 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office gets new boat, organizes dive team

In November 2012, the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office led a search of Vallecito Reservoir for missing teenager Dylan Redwine. But it needed the help of a dive team and turned to the New Mexico...

DATE: May 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Public comment on Lake Nighthorse ends May 25

The window for public comments on a draft environmental assessment regarding recreational use at Lake Nighthorse will close next week. Wednesday is the last day the public can submit comments,...

DATE: May 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lake Nighthorse road project moves forward

A project for a turning lane on County Road 210 accessing Lake Nighthorse is expected to go to bid next month. “This has been budgeted several years, but we didn’t want to get ahead of ourselves...

DATE: April 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Efforts to bring Lake Nighthorse water to the thirsty begin

After years of planning, a key constituent to water security in southwest La Plata County is on its way. A 4.6-mile pipeline that will carry water from Lake Nighthorse to Lake Durango went to bid...

DATE: April 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Day use proposed for Lake Nighthorse in draft assessment

Recreationists are inching closer to enjoying the waters of Lake Nighthorse , now that the Bureau of Reclamation has released a draft environmental assessment with a proposal for recreational use....

DATE: March 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lake Nighthorse assessment available soon for comment

An environmental assessment and other documentation on Lake Nighthorse may soon be available for public review and comment, bringing residents a step closer to recreational use, U.S. Bureau of...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lake Nighthorse water-rights settlement pushed to Jan. 15

A ruling on the settlement agreement reached last month in the years-long Animas-La Plata Project legal battle over water rights to Lake Nighthorse was continued to Jan. 15. Chief District Judge...

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

Water rights stakeholders able to reach settlement in Animas - La Plata Project

A collective sigh of relief was let out in 6th Judicial District Court on Monday after a settlement was reached by several local agencies with a stake in the water rights of the Animas-La Plata...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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