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Rio Grande County man pleads guilty to poisoning eagles

A Rio Grande County man has been convicted of poisoning bald eagles in the San Luis Valley, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers. John L. Divine, 77, pleaded guilty to 10 misdemeanors...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Low, warm water prompts voluntary trout fishing closure

Low water flows and warm temperatures have prompted a voluntary fishing closure on the Conejos River in the afternoon, Colorado Parks and Wildlife said Thursday. This voluntary closure is in place...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS softball team off to a solid start

While long road trips can sometimes have an adverse effect teams, a 194-mile drive on Aug. 28 did slow down the Montezuma Cortez High School softball team as it defeated Alamosa, 22-4. Among the...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bluejays blast Plateau Valley in season opener

After sitting out the majority of last season with an injury, Mancos High School starting quarterback Breccen Morelli could not wait to return to the field. Teammates assured their third-year...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dove Creek volleyball beats Mancos, remains undefeated

Playing host to longtime San Juan Basin League foe Mancos High School on Aug. 28, Dove Creek High School’s girls volleyball team continued its impressive early-season run and pinned down a 25-17,...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Meet your neighbors in Dolores

Join your friends, and meet new town and school officials at the “Dolores Meet and Greet with Sweets” on Sept. 15 from noon to 5 p.m. at Flanders Park. Drinks and locally made desserts will be for ...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nonprofit starts scholars program in Southwest Colorado

Southwestern Colorado Area Health Education Center recently announced a collaboration with Fort Lewis College, Pueblo Community College Southwest Nursing Program and University of Denver Four...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service greenlights Palisade Plunge Trail

The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests’ Grand Valley Ranger District approved the Palisade Plunge Trail early last week, according to public affairs officer Kimberlee Phillips....

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Archaeologist plans lecture on ice mummy Otzi

“Otzi, the 5,300-year-old Tyrolean Iceman and the World’s Oldest Tattoos,” will be the topic of the second annual John W. Sanders Lecture by Aaron Deter-Wolf, a prehistory archaeologist, on Sept....

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dove Creek football team races to win over Dolores

Opening its season against Dolores High School on Aug. 24, the Dove Creek football team showed why it has so many local fans excited. Among the most impressive aspects of the Bulldogs’ 56-0 shutout...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Three chances to meet candidates for Montezuma County commissioner

Three public meetings are planned leading up to the Montezuma County Board of Commissioners election in November. Tuesday night, the Southwest Colorado Livestock Association will host a forum of...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS football team dropped by Bloomfield in season opener

After a light pole fell into the stands at its home stadium and caused significant damage, the Montezuma-Cortez High School football team migrated to Dolores High School’s field for its home opener...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports