Hunters and anglers flex their political muscles

On Dec. 2, 2017, onstage in a cavernous auditorium at Boise State University, two of the three Republican hopefuls for Idaho governor, Lt. Gov. Brad Little and businessman Tommy Ahlquist, discussed...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

The treasure of Durango’s Hidden Valley hike

Hidden Valley is happening. It is a beloved treasure located only a few miles northwest of Durango. The suspended valley is almost 500 feet higher than the Animas River, separated by a north-south...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Consignment shop to move into old Pizza Hut location

Chase and Jen LaCroix, owners of Durango Outdoor Exchange, are gutting the old Pizza Hut on north Main Avenue for a remodel ahead of their planned move to the space in early April. The outdoor gear...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Commentary: Does hunting keep us human?

Does hunting make us human? In the New Machine Age, we are all cyborgs – hybrids of flesh and technology, glowing with artificial enlightenment. So perhaps the better question is this: Does hunting...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Deer hunters, watch your mailbox for chronic wasting disease letter

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will conduct mandatory chronic wasting disease testing and voluntary and mandatory sampling this year to gauge impacts of the disease on herds. Beginning in October, CPW...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

A realm of possibilities for climbing, hiking Lizard Head

Lizard Head, a vertical pillar of crumbling unstable rock, is Colorado’s most difficult and dangerous summit climb. Albert Ellingwood and Barton Hoag made the first multi-pitch technical ascent in...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Trail work set for Sept. 8 at Silverton

From Silverton SingleTrack Society, a trail advocacy group for mountain bikers, announced that it, in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management’s Gunnison office, will hold a trail work event...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

High country an enticing allure, but are people prepared?

An online search for Ice Lakes brings up thousands of pictures of alluring turquoise-blue alpine lakes. The hike northwest of Silverton in San Juan County is increasing in popularity because of...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Archaeology lecture to discuss land loss

Colorado Archaeology Society’s Hisatsinom Chapter will host a lecture by Kathryn Turney about the consequences that land loss has had on Native American culture at 7 p.m. Tuesday at First United...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

The Brotherhood of the Jungle Cock

Back in June, when for some reason I couldn’t get out to fly fish, I was channel surfing and found the Outdoor channel. As fate would have it, a show about the life of Joe Brooks was just...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Leftover licenses go on sale Tuesday; retail sales are Thursday

Colorado Parks and Wildlife offices statewide are gearing up for two of the biggest days of the year – “leftover day” on Aug. 7 and “over the counter day” on Aug. 9. On leftover day, CPW sells...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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