Skate competition casts light on youth mentoring program

The Piñon Project has teamed up with Colorado Skate Collective to put on the inaugural Youth Mentor Skate Jam, a kid-friendly skate competition at Parque de Vida scheduled for Saturday. The free...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

State OKs improved flow on Dolores

Colorado's top water board agreed Tuesday to improve flows on the Lower Dolores River to boost the health of the river and its native fish. The Colorado Water Conservation Board will seek an...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

U.S. rejects protections for greater sage grouse across West

BILLINGS, Mont. — The Interior Department said Tuesday that the greater sage grouse, a ground-dwelling bird whose vast range spans 11 Western states, does not need federal protections following a...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Symphony kicks off concert season

The San Juan Symphony, featuring guest conductor Blake Richardson and renowned cello soloist Inbal Segev will kick off Southwest Colorado Concerts' new season in a new venue - the state-of-the-art...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Elk close loop in Mesa Verde history

It seems unlikely, but a healthy elk population resides in the parched canyons and bluffs of Mesa Verde National Park.About 150 elk live in the park, and they are mostly non-migratory, said park...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Court briefs

Mancos woman gets 60 days in drug case In custody under a $10,000 bond, Ana Sena, 32, of Mancos, was recently sentenced to 60 days in jail on drug charges. Sena previously pleaded guilty to...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pilots of crashed plane encountered bad weather

The plane that crashed Sept. 5 in western San Juan County encountered "instrument flying conditions" over western Colorado, but neither of the two pilots aboard were qualified to fly in such bad...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Saddlemaker to serve as Mesa Verde artist in residence

Lisa Skyhorse, a full-time saddlemaker for 40 years, will serve as Mesa Verde National Park's artist in residence Sept. 14-27. Skyhorse will give a free public presentation of her unique art on...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Living

FLC reports a frosh bump

Fort Lewis College reported increased enrollment for first-time freshmen, though overall enrollment is down for 2015. Diversity also grew, with Native American students jumping 5.6 percent, while...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hunting on San Juan National Forest and BLM lands

There’s a lot more to an enjoyable hunt than getting a license or taking a hunter’s safety course. Do you know where you are going to start your hunt and what the terrain is like? Where you can...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

M-CHS falls to GJ Central 46-20

The Montezuma-Cortez Panthers’ (0-3) slow start on Friday against Grand Junction Central (2-1) ended with a 46-20 loss. The Warriors came out firing, scoring on their first five possessions, with...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers go 1-2 at Delta Tournament

The Montezuma-Cortez softball team entered the Delta Tournament looking to build on its 1-3 record. The Panthers added a notch in the win column in their first game against Rifle (3-9) on Friday,...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

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