Sports

Trails 2000: Durango’s Trail Organization
Mar01

Trails 2000: Durango’s Trail Organization

Springtime is around the corner, and it’s the perfect time to be thinking about hiking and enjoying the outdoors during the next season. Have you ever wondered how our local trails stay groomed, and how conditions stay updated? We have so many places to hike and enjoy, ranging from easy to moderate to hard in level of difficulty. In Durango, we owe much of the success of our trails to Trails 2000, “a 501c3 organization that builds and...

Read More
Winter FUN–  Snow day/powder day– let’s play
Feb28

Winter FUN– Snow day/powder day– let’s play

WINTER FUN! Going snowboarding?  Hitting the slopes…   It’s a snow day/powder day–  so let’s play! Check out area ski reports–      

Read More
Silverton Skijoring 2017
Feb14

Silverton Skijoring 2017

One of the most unique winter events in the area will be held in Silverton Colorado —the 8th Annual Silverton Skijoring Contest. On Saturday and Sunday, February 18th and 19th, 2017 –  Silverton will be overtaken by horses, skiers, and riders. This amazing sport uses a horse and rider to pull a skier behind the horse, who holds on with a tow rope. Imagine waterskiing, but behind a horse and on top of snow! During the race, the...

Read More
World Snowboard Day: January 22, 2017
Jan21

World Snowboard Day: January 22, 2017

January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard month, and with resorts across the country providing deals on rental and ski or snowboard lessons, there’s no better time to hit the slopes and take up a new sport. According toSnowSports Industries America (SIA), over 100 million people participate in snowsports annually, and there’s plenty of ways for you to help that number grow by getting involved with skiing or snowboarding this month Learn...

Read More
Wolf Creek Ski Area will be open Thursday, November 24th for Thanksgiving weekend
Nov17

Wolf Creek Ski Area will be open Thursday, November 24th for Thanksgiving weekend

Wolf Creek Ski Area will be open Thursday, November 24th for Thanksgiving weekend with the beginner lift, Nova, operating from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Ski School will be available for both adults and children, including the Wolf Pup Program.  Ski and snowboard rentals will be available, along with the Upper Lodge and Treasure Sports.  This page will be updated with more information as it becomes available.  Currently Wolf Creek is...

Read More
Opening Day at PURGATORY is 11/19
Nov07

Opening Day at PURGATORY is 11/19

Preparation for 2016-17 Ski Season is in full swing.  It’s all hands on deck as crews at PURGATORY prepare for opening day on Saturday, November 19th.  A cooling trend and a light overnight snowfall at the resort this week has helped snow making efforts. The NEW expert trail on the backside has been completely cleared with timber hauling and clean up over the next two weeks.  This NEW trail, located between Lift 5 and Lift 8, promises...

Read More
Hesperus Ski Patrol Ski Swap—This Weekend!
Nov03

Hesperus Ski Patrol Ski Swap—This Weekend!

It’s that time of year again—time to start thinking about ski and snowboard season!  Part of that process involves ensuring your gear is ready to go and that you’re properly prepared. This weekend is the Hesperus Ski Patrol’s 53rd Annual Ski Swap—an opportunity to buy new and used gear at low prices. Nearly 20 vendors from Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah will sell their inventory. There are more than 10,000 items from which to choose!...

Read More
E-Bike Ban Unnecessary?
Jul22

E-Bike Ban Unnecessary?

A new Durango business owner hopes to convince the Durango City Council to reverse its ban on electric-assisted bicycles. Are they really that dangerous? The Montezuma County Commissioners want to provide high-speed Internet to every household in the rural county, but will voters approve a sales-tax increase to finance the dream? And a local salumist says he won’t sell his custom-made sausages anywhere but from his Vallecito store....

Read More
The Colorado Trail: Colorado’s 486 Mile Trail
Jun28

The Colorado Trail: Colorado’s 486 Mile Trail

Summer is officially here! With the start of summer comes one of our favorite local past times—hiking in the mountains. The Southwest region of Colorado offers extensive hiking and trails. In fact, did you know Durango is a terminus to the Colorado Trail? This trail encompasses a significant portion of the state of Colorado—486 miles! One terminus is located just southwest of Denver, and the other is right outside of Durango. Most...

Read More
Teen Birth Rates Drop
Apr16

Teen Birth Rates Drop

Birth rates among teen-aged girls in La Plata County is half of what it was five years ago, and one group in town thinks it knows why. Employees who work in downtown Durango are racking up thousands of dollars in parking fees. Find out what the city intends to do about it. And the Super Bowl Championship Broncos are coming to Durango. Find out when, on this edition of Durango TV News.

Read More
Who pays for Search and Rescue (LPCSAR) in La Plata County Colorado?
Apr05

Who pays for Search and Rescue (LPCSAR) in La Plata County Colorado?

The quick answer is: the volunteers and the taxpayers of La Plata County.  The volunteers are NOT compensated for their time. They donate their time, energy and personal equipment on incidents, with the hundreds of hours of training and preparing, and by taking off of work or from their family to risk their well-being for someone else’s. La Plata County Search and Rescue (LPCSAR) is a non-profit, self-funded organization that performs...

Read More
Durango Indoor Recreation Options Keep Residents Active
Feb02

Durango Indoor Recreation Options Keep Residents Active

With winter in full force in Durango, many of us locals are trying to stay in shape and keep active to uphold our New Year’s Resolutions. Yet how does a person do that with snow outside? Of course, there are a ton of outdoor exercise options available, but we are also fortunate to have some state-of-the-art facilities that cater to indoor recreation. Summer and winter alike, these places stay busy and have options for everyone. The...

Read More
New Owner Steps in as Purgatory Celebrates it’s 50th!
Nov25

New Owner Steps in as Purgatory Celebrates it’s 50th!

Durango Mountain Resort announces that James Coleman, a local Durango businessman, finalized the purchase of the resort operations (not the real estate) on February 25, 2015.  In honor of Purgatory’s 50th anniversary (resort was founded in 1965), Coleman will re-launch the popular “retro” logo with the red and white inverted triangles.  Coleman grew up skiing at Purgatory. Coleman’s resort portfolio includes four southwest ski areas: ...

Read More
Skyhawks Play Last Home Game Saturday
Nov05

Skyhawks Play Last Home Game Saturday

Come out to see our last home game this Saturday, the 7th of November and support your Skyhawks against Adams state! Our defense is ready! Coach Joe Morris and Coach Dave Varnell have been getting the Defensive linemen ready for this weekend!

Read More
FLC Football Team Wins against Aggies
Sep17

FLC Football Team Wins against Aggies

Last weekend the Fort Lewis football team played great against Oklahoma Panhandle State Aggies, our team won the game 41-20. This Saturday we are playing Black Hills State University at 12:00 in our home stadium. Come show your support this weekend for your Skyhawks football team! In this picture is our Defensive Backs, and they are ready to win another game.

Read More
Fort Lewis College –  Football Season About to Kick Off!
Aug27

Fort Lewis College – Football Season About to Kick Off!

Today was our last day of fall camp and the team is ready to start the season. The offensive lineman where excited for today’s scrimmage that they did great in. In this picture Coach Clayton Johnson, Andy Cannizzaro, Taylor Suta, Chris Carter, Kenny Shinley, Tyler Jones, Preston Geib Matt Mahe, Jacob Bigham, Ricardo Montilliano, Julien Moreford-Fouche, Christian Ramos.

Read More
Fort Lewis College Football Camp in Session
Aug21

Fort Lewis College Football Camp in Session

The Fort Lewis College Football team is having a great fall football camp. They did great on there first scrimmage and they are having there second scrimmage this Sunday August, 23rd 2015. Everyone is welcome to come. We are so excited for the season to start, it’ll be a good one.

Read More
Steamworks announces Half Marathon donation
Aug14

Steamworks announces Half Marathon donation

­­ August 13, 2014 News For further information, contact: Steamworks Co-Founder Kris Oyler, 970.769.0776 Steamworks-Animas Valley Half Marathon and beer sales yield more than $4,500 for Marc Witkes Memorial Scholarship DURANGO, Colo. – In memory of Marc Witkes, long-time Durango resident and distance runner who was a local figurehead for the sport, Steamworks Brewing Co. and Star Liquors have announced a joint donation of $4543.69 to...

Read More

Durango Chamber of Commerce Fund Raiser

The Durango Chamber of Commerce announced today that over $1000 was raised for the Fort Lewis College Women’s Golf team during their recent Girls Gone Golfing event. The golf event, held June 5th at Hillcrest Golf course raised funds with the help of two FLC team members, Jessica Thulson and Myranda Crawford. Thulson and Crawford were strategically placed at Hillcrest par 3 holes 9 and 12. As the ladies participating in Girls Gone...

Read More
Durango Demons Vs Ignacio Bobcats High School Girls Basketball
Jan19

Durango Demons Vs Ignacio Bobcats High School Girls Basketball

Watch as Durango & Ignacio High School Girls Basketball Teams fight for a victory win in this Preseason Game, LIVE at Fort Lewis College on January 8th hosted by the Ignacio Bobcats.

Read More