Flight cancellations at Durango airport more than double

The number of flight cancellations at Durango-La Plata County Airport has more than doubled this year because of harsh snowstorms and summer thunderstorms. United Airlines and American Airlines...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vehicle rolls near U.S. Highway 550 and Trimble Lane

A single car rolled over Friday afternoon near U.S. Highway 550 near Trimble Lane north of Durango, according to Colorado State Patrol. Initial reports indicated a person may have been pinned...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tight budget forces CDOT to prioritize highway projects in Southwest Colorado

After Colorado voters refused to increase sales taxes to fund transportation in November, the state is homing in on smaller priority road construction projects to address safety concerns. The...

DATE: July 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

For one week, Durango challenges residents to find a clean commute

The city of Durango has added new events to its Clean Commute Week, which celebrates clean modes of transportation. This year, Clean Commute Week will run from Saturday to June 27 and feature new...

DATE: June 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Old Car Club show will return Father’s Day weekend, in a new venue

The Durango Old Car Club will bring its auto expo back this year after canceling the annual event last year. But instead of holding the show on Main Avenue in downtown Durango, motorheads will...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Truck driver cited in bus crash south of Telluride

The driver of a box truck that slammed into a passenger bus on Colorado Highway 145 south of Telluride was cited for careless driving, according to the Colorado State Patrol. The crash occurred May...

DATE: May 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango trolley sets record for March fares

More riders paid a fare on the Durango Transit trolley this March than any previous March, an increase city officials attributed to more young riders, a boost in tourism and a change from two trips...

DATE: April 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cameras, real-time communication could make Wolf Creek Pass safer

New traffic safety improvements planned for Wolf Creek Pass moved a step closer to reality Monday when the federal government granted the project $2.4 million. The Colorado Department of...

DATE: April 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Surplus barely scratches surface of Southwest Colorado’s road needs

DENVER – Southwestern Colorado needs more than $470 million to improve roads, but an effort to use surplus tax money to cover those costs will fall far short of the region’s needs. This year,...

DATE: March 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado faces meager budget in fight against ski traffic

DENVER – “Friends don’t let friends drive I-70.” The tongue-in-cheek mantra is often uttered by Colorado skiers and snowboarders who frequent resorts far from the crowded mountain corridor, which...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New bus routes will service Tech Center

Durango Transit and Road Runner Transit are partnering to provide four new routes from the Transit Center to the Durango Tech Center as public and private agencies scramble to fill holes after...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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