U.S. Highway 160

Several mountain passes closed Friday morning in Southwest Colorado

Several mountain passes were closed Friday morning across Southwest Colorado for avalanche mitigation. Passes closed as of 5 a.m. Friday included: Coal Bank and Molas passes north of Durango on...

DATE: March 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain passes begin to reopen Wednesday in Southwest Colorado

Some mountain passes in the Southwest Colorado reopened Wednesday afternoon as the latest winter storm moves through the region. Lisa Schwantes, spokeswoman for the Colorado Department of...

DATE: March 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crash on Wolf Creek Pass kills man

Drugs, alcohol and excessive speed are considered factors in a crash on Wolf Creek Pass earlier this week that killed a 24-year-old man, according to Colorado State Patrol. CSP said in a news...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Avalanche work will cause delays Monday on S.W. Colorado passes

The Colorado Department of Transportation cautioned drivers Sunday night that avalanche mitigation work will cause delays on U.S. Highway 160 at Wolf Creek Pass and in the U.S. 550 mountain...

DATE: March 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wolf Creek Pass reopens after avalanche mitigation

UPDATED: Avalanche control work was completed as of 7:34 a.m. The Colorado Department of Transportation will conduct avalanche mitigation beginning at 6 a.m. Tuesday on U.S. Highway 160 over Wolf...

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

U.S. Highway 160 clear around Bayfield after two closures

U.S. Highway 160 was closed in two spots near Bayfield on Tuesday, but reopened later in the day. Colorado State Patrol Trooper Jeff Chmieleski said Highway 160, about 5 miles east of Bayfield,...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman suspected of running over, trying to kill cousin

A 27-year-old Durango woman is being held on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder for running over her cousin early Sunday, leaving the man in critical condition. Katrina Baker told law...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four injured in U.S. Highway 160 crash

Four people each suffered multiple fractures Wednesday morning when the Ford Explorer they were in was hit head-on by a box truck that had lost control on ice on U.S. Highway 160, west of Hesperus....

DATE: Dec. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two trucks crash within an hour on Wolf Creek Pass

Two semitrailers crashed within an hour of each other Tuesday morning on Wolf Creek Pass, including one carrying a load of potatoes that spilled onto the highway. The first crash occurred about...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crash kills Cortez woman, seriously injures three kids

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a one-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 160 east of Pagosa Springs that killed a Cortez woman and seriously injured three juveniles. About 1:15 a.m. Sunday, a...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Intersection art to be scaled back for lack of grant

Artists will have to scale back plans for an art installation planned for a busy intersection in Durango after the city missed out on a grant worth thousands of dollars. The new installation at...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man cited for careless driving for crash on Hesperus Hill

By Mary Shinn Herald Staff Writer The driver of an SUV was cited for careless driving after a multiple vehicle crash Monday morning on Hesperus Hill. The driver of a 2005 GMC turned from Colorado...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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