Briefs

Crow Canyon announces new programs

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center is offering two new, free educational programs at Crow Canyon Connection in the Colorado Welcome Center in Cortez. Programs include: “Ask an Archaeologist”...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: LIFESTYLE01

Sky Ute Casino helps with 416 Fire relief

Sky Ute Casino Resort recently held a donation effort that collected groceries and supplies and matched funds from unredeemed slot vouchers for Durango Food Bank and La Plata County Humane Society....

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Adult Education Center hires executive director

The Durango Adult Education Center Board of Directors recently announced that Elizabeth Helvey was hired as its new executive director, effective Aug. 1. Helvey has more than 30 years of work...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

For Pets’ Sake summer wine festival is July 21

For Pets’ Sake Humane Society will host its 11th annual Summer Wine Festival 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, at Cliffrose Garden Center just east of Cortez on U.S. Highway 160. “Party with Ric...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Fort Lewis College lecture series to feature Olga Little

Andrew Gulliford, Fort Lewis College professor of history and environmental studies, will give a presentation, “Durango’s Own Olga Little,” at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Center of Southwest...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: LIFESTYLE01

Prosecutors: New Mexico officer preyed on woman, teen

ALBUQUERQUE – A New Mexico state police officer is facing charges after prosecutors say he tried to give methamphetamine to a woman and marijuana to a 16-year-old girl. The Albuquerque Journal...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wild food, plant event to be held Friday

A wild food plant walk and gourmet wild foods dinner will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday at River Bend Ranch, 27846 U.S. Highway 550. The walk will be led by Turtle Lake Refuge founder Katrina Blair,...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: LIFESTYLE01

San Juan Basin Archaeological Society to meet Wednesday

San Juan Basin Archaeological Society will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Susan Ryan, director of archaeology at Crow Canyon...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: LIFESTYLE01

Flash-flood warning issued for 416 Fire burn areas

A flash-flood warning has been issued for Friday for areas around the burn scar of the 416 Fire. According to the National Weather Service in Grand Junction, the potential for flash floods in...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tri-County to hold multi-agency enrollment day

Tri-County Head Start and San Juan Basin Public Health’s Women, Infants and Children program will hold an open enrollment day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 20 at the Tri- County Head Start Central...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

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 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ridgway State Park swim beach closed; boat ramp open

Due to an unusually dry winter and a paltry spring run-off, the water level is very low at the reservoir at Ridgway State Park officials have closed the reservoir swim beach because of the low...

DATE: June 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News