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UPDATE: Winter weather advisory issued for San Juan Mountains

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory in effect from 3 p.m. Wednesday to 9 a.m. Thursday that calls for snowfall in the San Juan Mountains above 11,000 feet.The forecast...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silverton Mountain opens for first runs of the season and says: ‘THIS IS NOT A JOKE!’

The first runs of the 2017-18 ski season were made Sunday at Silverton Mountain, North America’s highest altitude ski areas with a peak of 13,487 feet. According to a news release, a snow system...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Rare sport cars impress locals in Dolores

Classic European sports cars and rare American-made hot rods were on display in Dolores during a stopover of the Colorado Grand tour Sept. 14. Spectators turned out to marvel at the stylish Alfa...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Future of closed Dolores playground hinges on engineer’s inspection

Whether the recently closed playground at Joe Rowell Park in Dolores should be restored or replaced depends on the conclusions of an upcoming inspection, the town board said Monday during a...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cameco to resume radioactive waste shipments

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has concluded that Wyoming-based Cameco-Power Resources has fixed its shipping problems that led to radioactive spills south of Blanding, Utah, and can resume...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Construction worker dies after being ejected from lift on Bayfield construction site

A 23-year-old man who was ejected from a man lift at a construction site in Bayfield last week died Saturday. Roy Vreeland, deputy chief with the Upper Pine River Fire Protection District, said...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service seeks operator for historic cabins

The San Juan National Forest is seeking applications to operate the historic Aspen and Glade Guard Stations. A successful applicant will gain a commercial permit for renting the cabins to the...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Freeze warning issued for Monday night in Southwest Colorado

The National Weather Service issued a freeze warning for much of the Western Slope for Monday night, as temperatures drop into the upper 20s to lower 30s. Locations in Southwest Colorado include...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County author publishes debut novel

Cortez resident Bethany Turner is about to become Montezuma County’s latest published storyteller. Turner, who has lived in the county ever since she moved there from Kentucky in 2001, is the...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Crow Canyon reports that cultural sites are economic power

Cultural sites in Southwest Colorado are an economic asset for local communities, according to a new report released by Crow Canyon Archaeological Center.The study, The Economic Contributions of...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Canyons of the Ancients artist performs at Anasazi Heritage Center

New Mexico musician Bonnie Schmader attempted to capture the sounds of Canyons of the Ancients in a concert at the Anasazi Heritage Center on Saturday. Schmader, the national monument’s artist in...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Freeze warning issued for Southwest Colorado

The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for much of the Western Slope beginning Sunday night, as temperatures drop into the upper 20s to lower 30s. Locations in Southwest Colorado...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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