Sports

Kokanee salmon giveaway scheduled for Dolores

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will give away kokanee salmon at Joe Rowell Park in Dolores at 3 p.m., Oct. 19 and Oct. 26. Anyone wanting fish must hold a valid 2017 Colorado fishing license. The...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors plans activities

Seniors Outdoors will offer the following activities: Monday: 9:30 a.m., bike ride for intermediate road cyclists, contact Bob Schuckart at 832-285-2373 or bschuck1@gmail.com. Tuesday: 9 a.m., hike...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Dogs test positive for drugs in Alaska’s Iditarod

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – For the first time in the history of the world’s most famous sled dog race, several of the high-performance animals have tested positive for a prohibited drug. But race...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

A tour of Capitol Reef’s Grand Wash in Utah

Capitol Reef National Park protects and encloses the 100 mile-long Waterpocket Fold, a massive warping of the earth’s crust. The giant buckle is a sleeping rainbow of stacked sedimentary strata....

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area opens earlier than usual

DENVER – Colorado’s ski season got off to an early start with the opening of Arapahoe Basin Ski Area on Friday. Skiers and snowboarders lined up early to be the first to take the lift to its only...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Famed Climber kills himself after girlfriend’s avalanche death

Just two weeks before renowned climber Hayden Kennedy killed himself following the death of his girlfriend in an avalanche in Montana, he wrote on a climbing blog that he had watched too many...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Youth soccer registration announced

Registration for Durango Youth Soccer Association U-15 to U-19 boys will be open through Nov. 15. Those who register after the deadline will be subject to limited availability, wait lists and a $50...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Durango to host youth cross-country races

Youth cross-country races will be held Sept. 26 and Oct. 3 at Durango High School, 2390 Main Ave. At 4:30 p.m., a 1-mile race will be held for kindergarten- through fourth-grade students. At 4:50...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

CPW urges public to attend meeting about budget

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will hold a public meeting to discuss long-term budget issues that stand to change how parks and wildlife in the state are managed at 6 p.m. Sept. 25, via teleconference...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors to hold weekly activities

Seniors Outdoors will host the following activities: Saturday: 9 a.m., hike Cumberland Mountain and Taylor Lake at Kennebec Pass, contact Nancy Federico at 259-1949 or fortfed@gmail.com. Monday: 8...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Circle Engineer Mountain for autumn splendor

Every autumn, I have to spend at least one full day drenched in color. I hike in late September when the aspen are putting out peak wattage, the forest floor glows and the sky is clear all day. A...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors to offer hikes, bike rides

Seniors Outdoors will host the following activities: Monday: 7 a.m., hike Brown Mountain to Mt. Abrams, contact Jane Marie at janemarie@frontier.net; 8:30 a.m., bike ride for intermediate road...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors