Red Mountain Pass reopens after avalanche mitigation work

Red Mountain Pass reopened Thursday afternoon after Colorado Department of Transportation crews completed avalanche mitigation work. CDOT closed the highway between mile markers 71 and 92, between...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Driver identified in last week’s fatal crash on U.S. Highway 550

A 66-year-old man from Grand Junction died in a three-vehicle crash Friday night that closed the mountain passes between Durango and Silverton for about five hours. Colorado State Patrol Capt....

DATE: Jan. 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter weather disrupts travel, schools across Southwest Colorado

Travel and schools were impacted Monday morning after a winter storm caused inclement weather throughout Southwest Colorado. The Colorado Department of Transportation announced Monday morning...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snowy weather leads to multiple accidents

Law enforcement urges caution on slick roads during a flood of accident and road closure reports Saturday. About eight vehicles piled up Saturday morning on U.S. Highway 160 at County Road 222....

DATE: Dec. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Temperatures plunge as cold front sweeps over Southwest Colorado

An unusual late-summer rain and snowstorm arrived in Southwest Colorado on Tuesday afternoon, highlighting a topsy-turvy few days for weather in the region. Although record high temperatures...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rare weather phenomenon casts strange light over Southwest Colorado

No, the skies above Southwest Colorado on Wednesday aren’t a sign of a coming armageddon, though given everything that’s happened in 2020, perhaps it wouldn’t be all that surprising. Instead, the...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rare weather phenomenon casts strange light over Southwest Colorado

No, the skies above Southwest Colorado on Wednesday aren’t a sign of a coming armageddon, though given everything that’s happened in 2020, perhaps it wouldn’t be all that surprising. Instead, the...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Driver tumbles 95 feet down embankment, cliff on U.S. Highway 550 near Molas Pass

A 57-year-old man from Oklahoma was cited for careless driving after driving off U.S. Highway 550 near Molas Pass, rolling 95 feet down an embankment and off a cliff. Colorado State Patrol Trooper...

DATE: July 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Road work causes delays on U.S. Highway 550’s Molas Pass

Drivers should expect delays when traveling over Molas Pass on U.S. Highway 550 between Durango and Silverton for the next two days. Lisa Schwantes, spokeswoman for the Colorado Department of...

DATE: July 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chain laws in effect for Southwest Colorado mountain passes

Chain and traction laws were in effect Monday for Coal Bank, Molas and Red Mountain passes for a snowstorm hitting the high country of Southwest Colorado. According to the Colorado Department of...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Coal Bank, Molas, Red Mountain passes reopen Saturday

Coal Bank, Molas and Red Mountain passes opened Saturday after winter storms dropped feet of snow the past few days in the San Juan Mountains. Colorado Department of Transportation reopened Red...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sure, it’s a little snowy now, but cyclists will have better weather Saturday

After nearly a week of rain and snow in Southwest Colorado, it appears the weather gods are going to cooperate for the 48th annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. The last week has featured an erratic...

DATE: May 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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