Fish power brings couple home to Montezuma County

Jeff and Tammy Coulon started aquaponic farming as a test – just for produce for the family dinner table at their farm near Ainsworth, Nebraska. It proved so successful it turned out to be key to...

DATE: April 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

April 15 is coming: Are you a procrastinator?

OK folks, it’s the final week before tax filing deadline, one of the best weeks of the year for you to determine if you are a procrastinator. If you haven’t yet filed your income taxes with the...

DATE: April 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lower Dolores boatable even without reservoir release

Spring runoff from above-average snowpack has created impressive boatable flows on the Dolores River below McPhee Reservoir, even without a release from the dam. Gauges show the lower Dolores River...

DATE: April 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Teen birth rates decline, but sexually transmitted diseases rise in Southwest Colorado

The good news: Many sexually active teens are successfully preventing pregnancies in Colorado and La Plata County. The bad news: Sexually transmitted diseases are a growing problem among high...

DATE: April 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Nomadic Soul’ Lara Branca to open Mancos show at Olio

Local artist Lara Branca is getting back to the basics in her upcoming Mancos show. “People are used to seeing this very energetic abstraction,” she said. “These pieces are quieter. Just me being...

DATE: April 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Firefighters respond to house fire in South Durango

Firefighters are investigating the cause of an apartment fire that started Monday afternoon in South Durango. The fire was reported at 3:35 p.m., and the first unit arrived on scene seven minutes...

DATE: April 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Parks and Wildlife researching walleye at Narraguinnep

In the ongoing effort to provide more sport-fishing opportunities, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is researching walleye that have been stocked in Narraguinnep Reservoir in Southwest Colorado. Walleye...

DATE: April 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain Film heads to Dolores on April 19

Telluride Mountain Film on Tour will take place April 19 at the Dolores Community Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and films start at 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the door. Ten independent films ...

DATE: April 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Strong winds, rain and snow forecast for Southwest Colorado

A weather advisory is in effect for the southwest San Juan Mountains from midnight Tuesday until 9 a.m. Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. Up to 9 inches of snow was forecast for...

DATE: April 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Recall efforts ramp up amid controversial legislation

DENVER – In January, when Mesa County residents heard that state lawmakers had introduced a bill that would fundamentally change presidential voting in Colorado, they started grabbing County...

DATE: April 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Skiers make waves Sunday at Purgatory

PURGATORY RESORT – Josh Steinlauf of Durango handled his pond skimming run like a pro: right through the water, not a drop on him. Purgatory Resort is beginning its end-of-the season craziness,...

DATE: April 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durangoan built boats, public gardens and an international gem company

Cindy Smart, founder of the Durango Botanical Society, doesn’t shy away from big ideas. While working in California, she wanted to learn to sail, so she built a trimaran. After she became...

DATE: April 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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