Hunting

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Questions mount around raising hunting, fishing fees

DENVER – A measure that would increase the cost of hunting, fishing and exploring Colorado’s state parks has cleared the state Houses, but questions about its implications mount as it heads to the...

DATE: April 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Enviros sue Colorado, feds over predator plan

Conservationists sued the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services on Wednesday over a controversial Colorado predator-control program aimed at reducing mountain lions and bears....

DATE: April 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Colorado officials will present plan to cull mountain lions

The Journal Chuck Anderson, Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s mammal research leader, will lead a presentation on CPW’s three-year plan to increase the mule deer population in two regions of Colorado...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Colorado’s controversial plan to kill deer’s predators

The helicopter lowers over the sagebrush and scrub of Colorado’s Roan Plateau, two big canvas bags dangling below it like 80-pound sacks of potatoes. Chuck Anderson’s research team turns their...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Feds pull drilling from Lone Mesa

The Tres Rios BLM office has elected to defer portions of proposed oil and gas leases that are within Lone Mesa State Park north of Dolores. About 1,000 acres from three parcels within the park...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Search and Rescue’s busy hunting season

United Search and Rescue of Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office and K9 Search and Rescue of Dolores have been busy with trainings and actual missions. On Nov. 11, the teams were put on stand-by for...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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State regulators consider measure to cull deer predators

State regulators are considering allowing the hunting of mule deer predators in some parts of western Colorado in an effort to increase deer populations. The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Search and Rescue gets a busy hunting season

United Search and Rescue of Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office and K9 Search and Rescue of Dolores have been busy with trainings and actual missions. On Nov. 11, the teams were put on stand-by for...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Hunter accidentally shoots himself in leg north of Durango

A La Plata County man shot himself in the leg earlier this month while hunting north of Durango. Aaron Mallett, 35, stepped on a log and jumped down. As he came down, a rifle he had slung over his...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Nucla men, Tennessee clients busted after 17 elk poached

Two unlicensed hunting guides from Nucla and their Tennessee clients have been convicted and sentenced by a federal court for illegal hunting activities involving poaching trophy elk on the...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Missing hunter from Mancos is found unharmed

A missing hunter being sought by Dolores County and Rico Fire search and rescue crews was found Monday evening, reports the Dolores County sheriff’s office. The man, whose name was not released,...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Elk poacher from Denver is fined $11,000

A poacher from Denver has been fined more than $11,000 after a tip led to his arrest for killing a trophy-quality bull elk in northwest Colorado last year. Denver resident Agapito Alarid II, 42,...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News