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Willowtail Springs preserve plans presentation at Mancos library

The Willowtail Springs Nature Preserve and Education Center will present at the Mancos Public Library in a few weeks. Because of a scheduling conflict, the presentation has been rescheduled from...

DATE: July 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 18 hours 45 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Two mussel-infested boats intercepted at McPhee

Inspectors are intercepting far more mussel-invested boats trying to enter Colorado lakes this year than in previous years, and a few contaminated boats have been stopped at McPhee Reservoir. This...

DATE: July 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Lightning sparks two small fires on Missionary Ridge

Firefighters with the San Juan National Forest are trying to reach two small, lightning-sparked fires, each less than one-tenth of an acre, burning on Missionary Ridge on Sunday afternoon. Chris...

DATE: July 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Reckless Kelly heads to Cortez for Montezuma County Fair

A country rock band will headline this year’s Montezuma County Fair. Austin-based Reckless Kelly will take the stage Friday, July 26, at the fairgrounds, preceding the weeklong event. Their music...

DATE: July 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Escalante Days and Nights expands into two-day festival

The Dolores Chamber of Commerce is expanding Escalante Days and Nights into a two-day festival this year. The event will kick off at noon Friday, Aug. 9, with vendors, food and beer tents setup at...

DATE: July 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rescuers respond to ATV, rafting accidents

The San Miguel Sheriff’s Office and search and rescue teams have been busy this month. On July 1, deputies and San Miguel County Search and Rescue, with assistance from Norwood EMS and Fire,...

DATE: July 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Outdoors industry taps into Southern Ute methane capture project

When Wyoming-based and California-based organizations decided to reduce their carbon footprints, they turned to the Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s methane capture project to balance their...

DATE: July 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute council appoints new Growth Fund director

Shane Seibel started in his new role as executive director of the Southern Ute Growth Fund this week. The Growth Fund operates and manages the Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s businesses and business...

DATE: July 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lethal measures off table for controlling wild horse herds

BOISE, Idaho — The Trump administration will not pursue lethal measures such as euthanasia or selling horses for slaughter to deal with what officials say is an ecological and fiscal crisis caused...

DATE: July 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

N.M. wants sex offender law changed amid Epstein probe

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico’s attorney general wants to change a law that allowed billionaire businessman Jeffrey Epstein to avoid registering as a sex offender in the state, where authorities say...

DATE: July 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

City of Durango worker wages too low, report finds

Durango doesn’t pay its workers enough, and if the municipality doesn’t start paying more soon, residents may see a decline in services, according to a study on city employee compensation. Employee...

DATE: July 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gem and mineral show rocks Durango

John Scully’s fascination with rocks started when he was 2 years old picking up quartz in the creek behind his house in Pennsylvania. The fascination, he said, “never really stopped.” Scully had...

DATE: July 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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