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Southwest Colorado shows signs of reversing drought conditions

It appears Southwest Colorado is slowly digging its way out of severe drought conditions. Every Thursday, the U.S. Drought Monitor releases a map that shows areas of drought throughout the country...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

City of Durango code enforcement buried in snow complaints

Durango’s Code Enforcement department has received so many complaints this month about sidewalks covered in snow or cars abandoned in snowbanks that it can’t keep up with them, according to city...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Drought level drops a notch for Montezuma County

A drop in drought intensity for Montezuma County, combined with mountain snowpack tracking near 100 percent of average, bodes well for the 2019 irrigation season. The Four Corners has been the...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Travel advisories take effect as storm enters Southwest Colorado

Travel advisories are in effect on Coal Bank, Molas and Red Mountain passes as a snowstorm entered the region Monday afternoon. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, chains or...

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

Budget buster: Durango’s snow-removal bills are piling up

The city of Durango may run out of money to remove loads of snow from downtown streets if the snow keeps piling up like it has been, city staff said this week. Available funds for snow removal are...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storm expected to arrive Thursday night in Southwest Colorado

Get ready for another round of snow. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory, set to take effect 9 p.m. Thursday and last until noon Friday. During this time, in lower...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter weather advisory in effect until Wednesday evening

A winter weather advisory will remain in effect until Wednesday evening in Southwest Colorado. The National Weather Service in Grand Junction said the advisory took effect 9 p.m. Tuesday and will...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

A few inches of snow expected in Durango

Durango woke Saturday morning to a white blanket, a sight that will continue through the weekend as two weak storms are expected to dump less than 6 inches of snow in the region, meteorologists...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

In a turn for the worse, cars drive on train tracks

I heard through the grapevine that a car got stuck driving up the railroad tracks downtown. Could you try to (ahem) “track” down this rumor. If true, do we need to erect Do Not Enter signs at every...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2019 | COLUMN: Action Line

Get ready for another round of snow this weekend

Another round of snow is predicted to hit Southwest Colorado this weekend. Mike Charnick, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Grand Junction , said that Saturday is expected to be...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

All this snow, where does it go?

Durango has been buried. And while residents may be excited about the white blanket over the region, all the snow can be a nuisance when it comes to getting around. City plow drivers have been...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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