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Cortez man who died in crash with snowplow identified

A 50-year-old man from Cortez has been identified as the driver who died Sunday after his vehicle collided with a Colorado Department of Transportation snowplow near Dolores. Colorado State Patrol...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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California flood fears renewed

SAN FRANCISCO — The first outer rain bands from a powerful Pacific storm headed to Northern California on Sunday brought light rain and wind and renewed warnings of possible flooding in the...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Sunday’s snow expected to give way to clearer skies

Snow and rain early Sunday should give way to more moderate weather this week if the forecast from the National Weather Service holds up. Tom Renwick, a meteorologist with the National Weather...

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

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Two storms en route for Southwest Colorado

Back-to-back storms are expected to bring moisture this weekend to Southwest Colorado, including nearly a foot of snow to the San Juan Mountains. The first storm is expected to be a quick one,...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Photo: What a view

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

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Snow slides onto U.S. Highway 550 near Lime Creek Road

A small snow “slip” landed on part of U.S. Highway 550 near Lime Creek Road on Tuesday, and the Colorado Department of Transportation is cautioning motorists of the increased risk of snowslides as...

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

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Precipitation expected to linger into Tuesday

Precipitation is expected to linger in Southwest Colorado through Tuesday, bringing snow to the high county and rain to the lower elevations around Durango. Andrew Lyons, a meteorologist with the...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Snow in Durango area should stay above 8,000 feet

Durango may see a mix of snow and rain Sunday afternoon, but any snow accumulation is expected to remain above 8,000 feet in elevation, forecasters said Saturday. “What we’ve been seeing so far is...

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

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UPDATE: And the chain laws are back for Coal Bank, Molas passes

A winter weather advisory remains in effect for Telluride, Silverton, Rico and Hesperus until 6 p.m. Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. Road conditions cleared enough Tuesday for...

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

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Snow, rain forecast early this week

A mix of snow and rain could make for sloppy conditions Monday and Tuesday in Durango, but at higher elevations, the moisture could result in up to 2 feet of snow, according to the National Weather...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Photos: Tackling snow in the bike lanes

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

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Boy Scouts help clear snow from fire hydrants

Boy Scouts from Troop 501 hit the streets of Durango on Sunday, answering the fire department’s call to help shovel out buried hydrants throughout downtown. “They asked us if we’d be interested in...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News