U.S. Highway 160

Highway worker hit by car suffered severe brain damage

A Colorado Department of Transportation worker who was struck by a vehicle last week west of Pagosa Springs suffered severe injuries to his legs and irreversible brain damage, according to a family...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT worker in serious condition after being struck on Highway 160

A 64-year-old Colorado Department of Transportation worker is in serious condition after being struck by a vehicle last week west of Pagosa Springs. Nolan Olson was filling potholes Friday morning...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Truck dumps 46,000 pounds of lumber on Wolf Creek Pass

A truck driver making his maiden voyage over Wolf Creek Pass avoided serious injury Wednesday but found out the hard way why the pass is one of the most dangerous in the state of Colorado. “It...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County residents save a few bucks by harvesting roadkill meat

With the end of rutting season for deer and elk, many a motorist has probably seen roadkill along the shoulders of U.S. highways 160 and 550, and the more frugal drivers may have wondered: Hey, can...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police identify man killed in Pagosa Springs crash

A 39-year-old Pagosa Springs man died Monday after his vehicle went off U.S. Highway 160 in Pagosa Springs, according to the Pagosa Springs Police Department. Chief W. Rockensock said in a prepared...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New art coming to intersection where Arc of History once stood

The city of Durango is looking for public art to adorn the long narrow medians near the U.S. Highway 550/160 intersection, where the controversial Arc of History was once located. The city...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Camera shows wildlife using highway underpass east of Durango

A wildlife underpass completed late last year between Durango and Bayfield has proved to be a well-traveled thoroughfare for coyote, raccoons, mule deer and a few humans. A surveillance camera has...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Village at Wolf Creek appeals decision blocking access

The would-be developers of the controversial Village at Wolf Creek are not ready to give up. Leavell-McCombs Joint Venture – spearheaded by Texas billionaire B.J. “Red” McCombs – has filed an...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police investigate shooting between Bayfield and Pagosa Springs

An Archuleta County man says he shot and killed an intruder who attacked him with a knife Wednesday night in a remote area between Bayfield and Pagosa Springs. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two-car crash closes Highway 160 Wednesday morning near Mancos

U.S. Highway 160 was closed in both directions for about an hour Wednesday morning for a two-car crash near Mancos. The crash occurred about 7:25 a.m. a few miles southwest of Mancos near County...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Left-hand turn being created on U.S. Highway 160

Turning left from U.S. Highway 160 onto Bayfield Parkway should become a little less nerve-wracking. Because of increased traffic on the highway during the bridge replacement project on the...

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News