Bayfield woman distracted by phone, caused three vehicle crash, authorities say

A 26-year-old Bayfield woman who was apparently distracted by her phone while driving was cited with careless driving causing injury after crossing the centerline of U.S. Highway 160 on Saturday...

DATE: April 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

3 women, 1 child injured in U.S. Highway 160 crash

Three women and a child were injured and sent to Mercy Regional Medical Center on Saturday evening in a three-car crash east of Elmore’s Corner. Colorado State Patrol Master Sgt. Gary Cutler said...

DATE: April 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT’s new regional director to oversee laundry list of projects

The Colorado of Department of Transportation’s new regional transportation director for Southwest Colorado was born and raised in Pagosa Springs, so she knows what driving the region’s mountains...

DATE: March 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Alcohol suspected in head-on crash in west Durango

Two people were taken to Mercy Regional Medical Center with serious injuries after a head-on crash during the evening commute Monday on U.S. Highway 160 in west Durango. The crash occurred at 5:04...

DATE: March 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Autopsy confirms identity, cause of death for woman who drove off Wolf Creek Pass

The remains of a woman found dead last week off Wolf Creek Pass have officially been identified as belonging to a 49-year-old Texas woman who had been missing for nearly two months. The Colorado...

DATE: March 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Car found off Wolf Creek Pass belonged to woman missing since January

The remains of a woman found off Wolf Creek Pass appear to be those of Marlena Mizell, a 49-year-old who had been missing for nearly two months, according to the woman’s daughters. The Colorado...

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

Woman found dead outside vehicle hundreds of feet off Wolf Creek Pass

A woman was found dead Tuesday outside a vehicle located hundreds of feet off Wolf Creek Pass, according to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. A team of local and state law enforcement, search...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Highway 550 realignment on track for spring 2023 completion, officials say

Now six months in, the Colorado Department of Transportation says work is on schedule for the construction of a new interchange near Grandview in south Durango, which will essentially remove the...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

With avalanche danger high, Red Mountain Pass closes ‘until further notice’

U.S. Highway 550 at Red Mountain Pass will remain closed until further notice as avalanche danger and adverse winter weather conditions have made driving the treacherous mountain road too...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango-to-Purgatory Resort route a hotbed of activity

New technology allows Colorado State Patrol to pinpoint where hotbeds of activity are, and in winter, the bull’s-eye falls on the 25-mile route from Durango to Purgatory Resort. Capt. Adrian...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Head-on collision kills Mancos woman on U.S. 160

One person died and others were taken to a hospital after a fiery head-on collision Wednesday morning on U.S. Highway 160 between Cortez and Mancos. A 2017 white Chevy Trax and 2018 Chevy Express...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Head-on crash reported on U.S. Highway 160 in west Durango

The Durango Police Department responded Monday afternoon to a head-on crash on U.S. Highway 160, near the turnoff for Colorado Highway 141 (Wildcat Canyon), in west Durango. Cmdr. Ray Shupe said...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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