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Durango area fishing report for July 7

NOTE: The Durango area fishing report, courtesy of Duranglers Flies and Supplies. San Juan River (Nm): 523 cfs, dropping; The San Juan has been dropped and float and wade fishing is good....

DATE: July 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors to offer activities

Seniors Outdoors will host the following activities: A walk from Windy Gap to Twin Lake will be offered at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. To join, contact Bob Powell at 385-8949 or robertlpowell@durango.net....

DATE: July 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Purgatory opens high-speed lift to mountain bikers, spectators

Purgatory Resort now offers regular mountain bike and scenic chairlift rides on its high-speed six-person Village Express Lift 1 chairlift. Bike uplift tickets are $15 per ride, $40 for full-day or...

DATE: July 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Professional runner outruns 2 bears while training in woods

AUBURN, Maine – A professional runner from Kenya who was out training on a nature trail in the woods near his home in Maine says he encountered two charging black bears but was able to outrun them...

DATE: July 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoor Retailer Show announces its commitment to call Colorado home

DENVER – Outside in the bright light and nearly 90 degree heat of a beautiful Colorado summer day, members of the Colorado state government and leaders from the outdoor recreation industry...

DATE: July 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Kids adventure outing to be held at Denny Lake

San Juan Mountains Association, San Juan National Forest and BLM Tres Rios Field Office will sponsor “Little legs,” a free outdoor program for toddlers and preschoolers, from 10 to 11 a.m. July 21...

DATE: June 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors to offer activities

Seniors Outdoors will host the following activities: A five-day supported hike on the Colorado Trail will be held July 1-5. To join, contact Gail Davidson at 799-2940 or...

DATE: June 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Colorado man teaches hunters to be safe for 5 decades

PUEBLO – Behind every hunter’s first kill there’s a story – one that, for most, starts long before they ever set foot in a hunting zone with a shotgun, rifle or bow in-hand. And while every...

DATE: June 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Feds release long-awaited recovery plan for Mexican wolves

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – After repeated failures over decades, U.S. wildlife officials have finally drafted a recovery plan for endangered wolves that once roamed parts of the American Southwest and...

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Alaska mountain race suspended after fatal bear attacks

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A popular wilderness race in Alaska has been suspended for a year following two deadly attacks by black bears this week, including one at a mountain race. University of Alaska...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Helmet Peak: La Plata Mountains outlier

After a typical winter and by mid-June, the La Plata Mountains are free of snow, lupine are going crazy, snow buttercups are glossy yellow and columbine are just about ready to dominate. Not yet...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Colorado Trail Days continues through Sunday

The Colorado Trail Days will continue with events from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Backcountry Experience, 1205 Camino del Rio. The exhibition will feature outdoor brands, local...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors