Sports

Durango area fishing report for June 23

Note: The Durango area fishing report, courtesy of Duranglers Flies and Supplies . San Juan River (NM): 4,440 cfs, dropping; The San Juan is finally coming down. After about 50 days at 5,000,...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Bill would name peaks after Norwood climbers

A bill introduced in Congress on May 25 would name two 13,000-foot peaks in the Wilson Range after two well-known mountaineers from Norwood. U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R),...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Black bear kills teen during mountain race in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Patrick Cooper had already turned around after reaching the halfway point in a popular mountain race in Alaska when he somehow veered off the trail and became lost. That’s when...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

High-altitude runner Kilian Jornet conquers Everest, twice

BARCELONA, Spain – Their bodies and brains ravaged by the oxygen-scarce heights of the Himalayas, even the hardiest few who scale the treacherous slopes of Mount Everest cut short celebrations for...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Renowned fly fishing rod maker Tom Morgan dies in Montana

HELENA, Mont. – Tom Morgan, a past owner of the R.L. Winston Rod Company whose quest to build flawless fly fishing rods continued long after he was paralyzed by multiple sclerosis, has died. He was...

DATE: June 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Volunteers sought for Twin Buttes trail-work

Trails 2000 will hold a trail-work event 4 to 6:30 p.m. June 14 at Twin Buttes. Volunteers will meet in the parking area behind the Giant gas station, 20453 U.S. Highway 160. Volunteers should wear...

DATE: June 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors to host upcoming activities

Seniors Outdoors will host the following activities: A hike from Tomahawk Basin to the top of Diorite Peak, elevation 12,761 feet, will be offered 9 a.m. on Saturday. To join, contact Rich Butler...

DATE: June 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Solo climber is 1st up mighty El Capitan without ropes

SAN FRANCISCO — Alex Honnold had dreamed about climbing the mighty El Capitan in Yosemite National Park without any safety gear for eight years. But every time he looked up the massive granite...

DATE: June 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

LPEA to hold Pagosa Springs golf tournament

La Plata Electric Association will host its annual golf tournament, and benefit for the Foundation for Archuleta County Education, at 9 a.m. June 17, at Pagosa Springs Golf Club, 1 Pines Club...

DATE: June 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors to host upcoming activities

Seniors Outdoors will host the following activities: A bike ride for intermediate road cyclists will be offered 9:30 a.m. on Monday. To join, contact Bob Schuckart at 422-8406 or...

DATE: June 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Mesa Verde to celebrate Wildflower Week

Mesa Verde National Park will celebrate Wildflower Week June 4-10. Park staff and volunteers will be available 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 4 and June 7 at the Visitor and Research Center, Wetherill Mesa...

DATE: June 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Rafting on Lower Dolores River starting up again

McPhee Reservoir managers have announced that rafting flows on the Dolores River below the dam will start up again for at least a few days next week. On Monday, June 5, flows will begin ramping up...

DATE: June 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors