Eli Tomac loses series lead after faltering at Red Bud motocross

Eli Tomac of Cortez surrendered his lead in the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross series on Saturday after a mechanical failure and crash at the Red Bud National in Buchanan, Michigan. Tomac, who had won...

DATE: July 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Burro Fire officials draw down personnel after ‘soaking’ rains

Rain in the San Juan Mountains continued to put down the Burro Fire east of Dolores this weekend, resulting in a drawdown of fire personnel and an increase in the level of containment. As of Sunday...

DATE: July 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. 160 at La Veta Pass reopens reopen Saturday

The Colorado Department of Transportation will reopened U.S. Highway 160 at La Veta Pass on Saturday at 2 p.m., CDOT announced on Friday. La Veta Pass has been closed since June 27 from Fort...

DATE: July 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Magician and musician Michael Casey will perform at Cortez Library

Magician and musician Michael Casey will perform twice at the Cortez Public Library, on July 18 at 2 p.m. and July 20 at 10 a.m., as part of the series Literary Fridays. Michael, who was born with...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Burst kicks off holiday celebration

Over the past nine years, the Cortez Burst Triathlon has grown into one of the Four Corners area’s most popular triathlons, thanks to its course and its community atmosphere. Nearly 100 athletes...

DATE: July 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Containment crews stay ahead of creeping Burro Fire

Warm, dry weather and low fuel moisture continue to feed the Burro Fire, which has grown 141 acres since Monday. An infrared mapping flight about 8:17 p.m. Tuesday showed the fire was at 4,578...

DATE: July 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores pub hosts upcoming shows

The Dolores River Brewery has two live music shows coming up on its back patio stage. On July 7 at 8 p.m., local favorites The Lindells will perform. Kim and Chris Lindell and drummer Eli Shostak...

DATE: July 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New exhibit at Dolores museum

On July 7, a new exhibit, “From Krakow to Castle Rock: Jagiellonian University’s Archaeological Investigations within Canyons of the Ancients National Monument,” opens at Canyons of the Ancients...

DATE: July 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Burro Fire grows northwest toward Colorado Highway 145

The Burro Fire grew by about 135 acres over the weekend, reaching a total of 4,437 acres in the Bear Creek Canyon area. On Saturday, the fire showed growth along its northwestern, southwestern,...

DATE: July 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Isaiah Ethington performs well at National Junior High Finals rodeo

After driving 1,000 miles across Colorado, Nebraska and South Dakota, Lewis, Colorado, resident Isaiah Ethington stepped into a large arena in Huron, South Dakota, to compete in the National Junior...

DATE: July 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

Burro Fire grows to 4,388 acres; smoke advisory goes into effect

The Burro Fire grew by about 86 acres on Saturday, reaching a total of 4,388 acres in the Bear Creek Canyon area. On Saturday, the fire showed growth along its northwestern, southwestern,...

DATE: July 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News