Dolores River Anglers fishing derby again provides thrills

Despite some rainy weather that kept some less hardy fishermen indoors, this year’s annual Dolores River Anglers Fish Derby proved to be a rousing success for the ninth consecutive year. Taking...

DATE: June 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Burro Fire teams plan to secure fire lines, mop up after rain

Crews battling the Burro Fire took got back to work on Monday after a weekend of “wetting rain” that calmed the flames. Fire behavior on the Burro and 416 fires was limited on Monday, with little...

DATE: June 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

Big rain allows Burro Fire teams to prepare for new week

Crews battling the Burro Fire took a break from their usual firefighting work on Sunday after a storm dumped an inch of rain in the Bear Creek area. “They are doing what firefighters do, sharpening...

DATE: June 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Bulldozers finish Burro Fire lines; crews prepare for next steps

Crews battling the Burro Fire on Saturday received help from a light rain, and finished bulldozing about 4 miles of containment lines in the key northwestern and southwestern sectors of the fire....

DATE: June 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

Sheriff Blotter

Thursday, June 7 12:05 p.m. : A man was remanded into custody from Montezuma County Combined Courts, 865 N. Park St., on suspicion of violating bond conditions. 2:53 p.m. : A man was cited on...

DATE: June 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: For the record

Mancos Valley Resources and will hold film fest on June 29-30

Mancos Valley Resources, in partnership with sponsors Alpacka Raft, Specialized Bicycles and Osprey Packs, will hold the second annual Mancos Valley River Film Festival on June 29-30. All proceeds...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Police Blotter

Wednesday, June 6 11:16 a.m. : A man was arrested at Montezuma County Combined Courts, 865 N. Park St., on a warrant for failure to appear on a misdemeanor charge. 1:08 p.m. : A woman was arrested...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: For the record

BLM Tres Rios office closes several recreation areas

The Bureau of Land Management Tres Rios Field Office on Friday announced it was closing several recreation areas near Durango. Public entry is closed to the Special Recreation Management area lands...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

Local swimmers perform well in Durango Summer Invite

Throughout the Durango Summer Invite swim meet on June 9-10, swimmers from the Mesa Verde Aquatics Club and the Cortez Leopard Sharks teams consistently finished races at the top of the standings....

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: More Sports