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Photos: Nature’s icy art show

Icicles appeared everywhere – on houses, businesses, trees, fences – after recent heavy snow in Southwest Colorado. The Durango Herald asked readers on Facebook to send us photographs of nature’s...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Elderly passengers stuck in bus on Lizard Head Pass

A tour bus slid off Colorado Highway 145 at the top of Lizard Head Pass Saturday evening, stranding passengers for several hours. There were about 45 elderly passengers on board headed for...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Photo: Geese today, ski run tomorrow?

DATE: Jan. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Highway 550 mountain passes stay closed overnight Saturday

Coal Bank, Molas and Red Mountain passes stayed closed overnight Saturday, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. It was too dangerous for crews to do avalanche mitigation on U.S....

DATE: Jan. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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UPDATE: Passes north of Durango closed after avalanches

Coal Bank, Molas and Red Mountain passes on U.S. Highway 550 north of Durango were closed early Saturday after natural avalanches, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. The passes...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Photo: Keeping ahead of the snow

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Red Mountain, Cumbres passes reopen

Highway crews had opened all regional mountain passes by Friday afternoon. Red Mountain Pass on U.S. Highway 550 was the last to reopen, about 4:30 p.m. Cumbres Pass on Colorado Highway 17 opened...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Winter storm warning issued for Christmas Eve and Day

A warm storm that brought a wet mix of snow and rain moved out of the region Friday, allowing for the clearing of highways and driveways before the next round. And that one is likely to bring a...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Winter storm slams parts of U.S.

A winter storm of snow, freezing rain and bone-chilling temperatures socked the nation’s mid-section and East Coast on Saturday, causing hundreds of accidents on icy roads and putting a crimp on...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Photo: Winter’s arrival

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Winter weather advisory extended until midnight Saturday in S.W. Colo.

A winter weather advisory for the San Juan Mountains was extended until midnight Saturday. Snow was expected above 10,000 feet, so drivers should take caution on Red Mountain Pass on U.S. Highway...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News