Colorado

Study: Wildfires don’t hurt hot real estate markets

More people than ever want to live on the wild edges of Western cities, despite the risk wildfires pose to their homes. A recent study by researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, found...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

City of Durango dismisses citations against homeless protesters

Durango prosecutors have dismissed charges against eight homeless people who were cited with trespassing on public property during a protest they held Aug. 24 opposing the city’s camping ban. The...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Satirical website ‘The Farmington Tribune’ digs at Four Corners issues

A new Facebook page called “The Farmington Tribune” that aims to be a satirical online news site for the Four Corners is causing some ruckus and confusion because its creators haven’t explicitly...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Commentary: Does hunting keep us human?

Does hunting make us human? In the New Machine Age, we are all cyborgs – hybrids of flesh and technology, glowing with artificial enlightenment. So perhaps the better question is this: Does hunting...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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

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