Colorado

Bull Draw Fire containment grows to 35 percent

The Bull Draw Fire, burning in a remote area 12 miles northwest of Nucla, grew to 4,253 acres by Saturday. “Crews secured a solid containment line along the east flank of the fire,” said Emily...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Plateau Fire north of Dolores grows to 3,400 acres

The Plateau Fire burning north of Dolores has tripled in size since Monday, in part because of back-burning efforts by firefighters. The fire, in Plateau Canyon north of McPhee Reservoir, has grown...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bull Draw Fire grows to 3,600 acres in Southwest Colorado

The Bull Draw Fire, burning in a remote area 12 miles northwest of Nucla, grew 800 acres on Wednesday, to a total of 3,600 acres. On Tuesday, the fire grew mostly to the west and south of the...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Colorado offers $5,000 reward for information on slain mountain goats

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is asking for the public’s help in collecting information related to two mountain goats that were shot and found dead on July 3, about 2.8 miles up the Quandary Peak...

DATE: July 11, 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

BLM announces new district manager

The Bureau of Land Management recently hired Stephanie Connolly as the Southwest District manager, and the public is invited to network with her during open houses in Durango, Dolores, Grand...

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

More firefighters arrive as blaze shuts down La Veta Pass

DENVER – Crews struggled to rein in a wildfire that was spreading in several different directions Sunday in southern Colorado. More firefighters were arriving to battle the blaze that has prompted...

DATE: July 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos farm, North Carolina company join forces on hemp

MANCOS – Local entrepreneurs in this small Southwest Colorado town see potential for a thriving local hemp industry, but they need area farmers to jump on board. Green Lynx Farms built a...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘History, Hikes, Hops’ takes readers on a Colorado beer adventure

Craft brew guru and author Ed Sealover is the guy you want to have a tall frosty one with at the bar. Just be ready beforehand, or afterward, to go and visit a historical site or have an outdoor...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Assemblies pick Colorado candidates for gubernatorial primaries

BROOMFIELD — A former mayor delivered a rousing speech praising President Donald Trump and helped hand a stunning defeat to Colorado’s moderate attorney general in the race to enter the state’s...

DATE: April 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man with four DUI arrests gets 24 years in prison after fatal crash

A Montezuma Creek man with four DUI arrests has been sentenced to prison for causing a fatal crash in 2016 while driving drunk to the Ute Mountain Casino. Timothy Amos Merritt, 57, was sentenced to...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News