Ben Sonntag sprints to another win at Fat Tire 40

It was a Durango sweep at the Fat Tire 40 during Crested Butte Bike Week. Durango’s Ben Sonntag took the top spot on the podium in Crested Butte, beating fellow Durangoan Todd Wells in a sprint to...

DATE: July 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Challenge of Silverton Mountain’s heli-ski expansion denied

An Interior Department appeals board has denied San Juan Citizens Alliance’s challenge of Silverton Mountain’s helicopter skiing expansion, arguing the alliance has no legal standing to file such a...

DATE: July 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Musquin ends Tomac’s winning streak during Massachusetts motocross

Eli Tomac crashed twice in the second of two fiercely fought races with rival Marvin Musquin on Saturday to finish second in the Southwick National motocross in Massachusetts. It was Tomac’s first...

DATE: July 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Tom Thompson gets ride of a lifetime in Mongolia

Tom Thompson set out to test his off-road riding skills as part of the U.S. team for the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy challenge in Mongolia. He was tested and rewarded, as the Durangoan and...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Cowboy Half Marathon and 5K produce plenty of action

As music blared in the background courtesy of a booth set up by KSJD and banners of local businesses waved in the air, scores of runners took off from the starting line at 7 a.m. sharp to compete...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Eli Tomac stages comeback to win fifth straight motocross

Eli Tomac of Cortez staged a relentless comeback in the second of two races at the Tennessee National motocross on Saturday and claimed his fifth straight overall victory of the season. Tomac, who...

DATE: June 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Durango’s Tom Thompson, U.S. finish second at BMW Motorrad challenge

Tom Thompson set out to test his off-road riding skills as part of the U.S. team for the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy challenge in Mongolia. He was tested and rewarded, as the Durangoan and...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Denver-based company acquires 2nd Utah ski resort

SALT LAKE CITY – A fast-growing ski resort company is buying another Utah property less than a year after it acquired a ski resort east of Salt Lake City. The Denver-based Alterra Mountain Company...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Purgatory deals with financial hit from 416 Fire

Many employees at Purgatory Resort are on a two-week furlough, other employees have had their hours reduced and some positions have been eliminated as the resort deals with the financial hit of a...

DATE: June 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Outdoor skills weekend planned for Western Colorado women

Women who want to gain valuable outdoor skills, learn about wildlife and receive an introduction to hunting and fishing are invited to attend a “Cast and Blast” weekend workshop, July 13-15,...

DATE: June 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Eli Tomac wins fourth straight motocross, by a tiebreaker

Eli Tomac of Cortez bounced back from his first moto loss of the season Saturday to win a fourth straight title, beating back a challenge from rival Marvin Musquin at High Point Raceway. Musquin...

DATE: June 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Young rodeo cowboy Isaiah Ethington already a star

For almost as long as 13-year-old Isaiah Ethington can remember, animals have been a part of his life. Horses have been some of his best friends, and cattle have become as familiar as the back of...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: More Sports