Mesa Verde National Park

Traditional Hopi dances planned at Mesa Verde National Park

The Journal The Lomayestewa Family of Shungopovi Village, Second Mesa, Arizona, will perform traditional Hopi dances at the Visitor and Research Center in Mesa Verde National Park on Saturday and...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Documentary footage on missing Mesa Verde hiker filmed in Cortez

A studio is filming a documentary in Cortez and Mesa Verde National Park this week, to focus on the search and rescue efforts surrounding the disappearance of Mitchell Dale Stehling, 51, in 2013....

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Wetherill descendant will give Mesa Verde talk

Harvey Leake, great-grandson of John Wetherill, will discuss the activities of his ancestors and their archaeological investigations in the area on June 16, at 7 p.m. at the Visitor and Research...

DATE: June 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Man running marathon in national parks stops at Mesa Verde

Bill Sycalik’s mission to run a marathon in all 59 national parks is fueled by his passion for three things — possibility, parks and plants. A former management consultant in New York City, Sycalik...

DATE: May 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mesa Verde celebrates Wildflower Week on June 4-10

The Journal Mesa Verde National Park’s staff and volunteers will help visitors view the park’s native wildflowers during Wildflower Week, June 4-10, according to a park news release. On Monday,...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Playing four-state Twister not enough for travel critics

The Four Corners boasts some of the most stunning landmarks in the West, drawing tourists from all over the world. But it’s also home to one of the most disappointing travel destinations on Earth,...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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12 Hours of Mesa Verde attracts 849 riders

With a light breeze tussling nearby flags and the sun peaking through some light cloud cover, 849 riders arrived at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds on May 13 to participate in the 12 Hours of Mesa...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Man’s SUV rolls off Mesa Verde cliff

An unattended Landcruiser rolled off a cliff at Mesa Verde National Park Thursday afternoon. No one was injured in the incident, said Chief Ranger Jesse Farias, which occurred about 4 p.m. at the...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Painter Hughes starts Mesa Verde residency in May

Watercolor painter Larry Hughes will serve as Mesa Verde National Park’s artist-in-residence from May 1 through May 13. Local residents and visitors are welcomed to join Hughes for a nature walk...

DATE: April 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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Montezuma County seeks balance of federal and public lands

When federal land agencies buy private land, they should offer the same amount of public lands back to the private sector, says the Montezuma County commission. Noting that the county is 26 percent...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde to offer ecology hike March 24

Mesa Verde National Park will offer a free winter ecology hike, “End of Winter Wildflower Walk,” at 10 a.m. Friday, March 24, recommended for participants 12 and older. Participants will meet at...

DATE: March 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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Mesa Verde will host five artists for 2017 residencies

Mesa Verde National Park has selected five artists from across the nation for the park’s 2017 artist-in-residence program, according to a press release. The artists are painter Larry Hughes,...

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living