Kokanee salmon giveaway scheduled for Dolores

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will give away kokanee salmon at Joe Rowell Park in Dolores at 3 p.m., Oct. 19 and Oct. 26. Anyone wanting fish must hold a valid 2017 Colorado fishing license. The...

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

Eli Tomac crashes out of $1 million Supercross race

Eli Tomac, of Cortez, crashed Saturday night in the first of three races for the Monster Energy Cup title. He did not return to race the rest of the night. Marvin Musquin, of Clermont, Florida, won...

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

Alex Vestal, of Cortez, places fourth at Monster Energy Cup

Alex Vestal, of Cortez, placed fourth overall in his debut appearance at the Monster Energy Cup on Saturday night. The 15-year-old Kawasaki rider finished in the middle of the pack in his first...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

DeAnne House wins seat on Ute Mountain council

DeAnne House was re-elected to the Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Council during an election on Friday in Towaoc. House earned 113 votes out of 415 cast. She came out ahead of challengers Selwyn...

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

Cortez fire district holds monthly meeting

The Cortez Fire Protection District board last week received updates on construction of the new fire station and a fire that gutted a house northwest of Cortez. Vergil Gray, building division...

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

Cortez council plans 2018 budget

The Cortez City Council started planning for the city’s 2018 budget during a workshop on Tuesday with funding requests from the public works department. Public works director Phil Johnson proposed...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Rohwer’s Farm offers peppers for every palate

Pepper heads looking to add heat to their dishes as cold weather sets in can find a wide variety of peppers at Rohwer’s Farm stand at the Durango Farmers Market. Heidi Rohwer planted 50 varieties...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Silverton cancels next year’s skijoring event

The annual skijoring race in Silverton has been canceled because of an unsettled lawsuit stemming from last year’s event where three people were run over by a horse spooked by a low-flying drone....

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

Bayfield Middle School evacuated Thursday morning for bomb scare

Bayfield Middle School was evacuated Thursday morning for a student who brought a spool of wire and a 9-volt battery to school and was calling it a bomb. The boy told students that if they told...

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

A Colorado River reunion with sea?

On Sept. 27, representatives from the U.S. and Mexico approved an update to the 1944 treaty that governs how the two nations manage the Colorado River. The new pact builds upon a 2012 agreement...

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

A relentless Dolores attack overwhelms Ignacio volleyball

Thanks to a plethora of aces and standout defensive plays from nearly every player on its roster, the Dolores High School volleyball team coasted past Ignacio, 25-20, 25-16, 25-21, at home on Oct....

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Tomac will defend title at Monster Energy Cup

National motocross champion Eli Tomac, of Cortez, will defend his title in the Monster Energy Cup Supercross in Las Vegas, racing for a $1 million prize. To bring home the grand prize, Tomac must...

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

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