Mesa Verde National Park

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

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Display of Mesa Verde watercolors opens at St. Barnabas in Cortez

A Mancos artist opened a new exhibit of paintings inspired by Mesa Verde at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church on Friday. Jan Wright completed the national park’s artist-in-residence program in 2012,...

DATE: March 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

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Mesa Verde ponders future of Far View Center

Mesa Verde National Park officials are working hard to find new occupants and get a historic place designation for the Far View Center. The facility served as the park’s visitor’s center until the...

DATE: March 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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No clues for Mesa Verde hiker missing since 2013

A hiker who went missing in Mesa Verde National Park more than 3½ years ago has still not been found, but the search continues.On June 9, 2013, Mitchell Dale Stehling, 51, disappeared after telling...

DATE: March 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Longtime Mesa Verde maintenance chief set to retire

Frank Cope has spent a lifetime keeping some of the most beautiful places on earth running smoothly.Cope will retire at the end of this month after 17 years as the chief of maintenance at Mesa...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde offers free winter ecology hike Feb. 4

The Journal Park Rangers will be leading a guided hike focusing on winter ecology at Mesa Verde National Park on Saturday, Feb. 4, beginning at 9 a.m. The guided hike is free, but advance sign-up...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Meetings address trail, road projects in Montezuma County

Three meetings addressing roads, general topics and trails are on the agenda this week in Montezuma County.Road BB/U.S. 491 intersection public hearing: Jan 30, 1:30 p.m. in the Montezuma County...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mesa Verde entrance fees increased for 2017

Entrance fees at Mesa Verde National Park have been increased for 2017, according to a Jan. 19 news release from the park.During the summer season, from May to October, the fee is now $20 per...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mesa Verde hosting winter survival hike

Rangers at Mesa Verde National Park will be leading a guided hike focusing on winter survival strategies used by the Ancestral Puebloan people at the park on Jan. 21 at 11 a.m. The guided hike is...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Feds approve MLP for Montezuma, La Plata counties

A master leasing plan for oil and gas development in eastern Montezuma and western La Plata counties has been approved by the Washington, D.C., office of the Bureau of Land Management, officials...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mesa Verde Country gets grant for podcast tour guides

Thanks to a grant from the Colorado Tourism Office, visitors to Montezuma County may get a podcast tour guide when they explore archaeological sites next year. The Mesa Verde Country Visitor...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News