Hovenweep National Monument

Pleasant View road improvements get $298,600 boost

A road improvement plan at Pleasant View has received a boost in funding. The Department of Local Affairs has awarded Montezuma County a $298,600 grant to help pay for a chip-seal paving project on...

DATE: June 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Destruction of biocrust could slow down warming

In the high desert of Castle Valley outside of Moab, Utah, famous redrock spires and mesas tower against bright blue sky. Not everyone notices another set of strange formations stretching up from...

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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CDOT deal preserves Road BB intersection at Pleasant View

Persistence to save the intersection of County Road BB and U.S. Highway 491 has paid off for Pleasant View.Montezuma County commissioners reported Monday that they have reached a deal with Colorado...

DATE: May 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Tribes come together to promote Bears Ears National Monument

TOWAOC — The Ute Mountain Ute tribe expressed enthusiasm for the proposed Bears Ears National Monument at a community meeting Thursday attended by 50 Ute and Navajo tribal members. Ute Mountain has...

DATE: May 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Warm, dry spell opens up Hovenweep hiking

The recent sunny weather has opened up some early season hiking within an hour’s drive of Dolores at Hovenweep National Monument. The Holly trail begins at the campground next to the visitors...

DATE: March 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Canyons of the Ancients gets exposure

Located in the far southwest corner of Colorado, Canyons of the Ancients National Monument is getting its day in the sun as a featured attraction in Colorado Life magazine's March/April edition....

DATE: April 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

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Archaeologist wows Hisatsinom Chapter with latest findings about pottery

After analyzing some 12,000 Great Pueblo-era pottery sherds from Hovenweep National Monument, Four Corners archaeologist Jonathon Till riveted the Colorado Archaeology Society's Hisatsinom Chapter...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News