Sports

Hatch takes off at U.S. Open

Durango snowboarder Silas Hatch is still soaring.Hatch, now an honors student at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, earned a coveted berth in the prestigious Burton Snowboarding U.S. Open...

DATE: April 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Barnes Bonanza

FORT KENT, Maine - It was a golden weekend for Durango twins Lanny Barnes and Tracy Barnes-Colliander, with a little silver and bronze thrown in.The two members of the United States Biathlon Team...

DATE: March 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Turkey hunting season opens April 11

It's time for hunters to talk turkey.Colorado's spring turkey hunting season opens April 11, offering hunters one of the state's most unique field experiences.According to information from the...

DATE: March 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Trail project Saturday at Phil's World

Time to dig in and hit the trail.Trails 2000 will kick off the spring season with an opening day of trail work Saturday.The trail construction project will be held at Phil's World near Cortez, in...

DATE: March 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Pro-style racing returns to Purgatory on Saturday

Flashback: Pro-style, dual-format ski racing returns to Purgatory.The Purgatory Pro Race, sponsored by Pro Turf, will be held Saturday on Pandemonium, the showcase run under the Purgatory Village...

DATE: March 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Southworth earns gold, silver and bronze at Junior Olympics

As the Durango Freestyle Team stood in the rain at the halfpipe at the Junior Olympics in Waterville Valley, N.H., the freestyle skiers thought the town had been appropriately named.But when the...

DATE: March 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Home Again

LA JUNTA POINT, N.M. - New Mexico's state fish, the Rio Grande cutthroat trout, has returned to its namesake river.Dozens of volunteers released 2,000 fish into the Rio Grande after making an...

DATE: March 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

State to look at N.M. trout

SANTA FE - Everyone seems to agree - the San Juan River in northwestern New Mexico is a premiere trout fishery that draws anglers from around the world and tens of millions of dollars to the Four...

DATE: March 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Free skiers claim titles

The top freestyle skiers in the USSA Rocky Mountain Division competed in the Rocky Mountain Divisional Mogul Finals in Telluride last weekend.Two skiers from the Durango Freestyle Team came out on...

DATE: March 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Former Durango team skier Watkins ranks 12th in moguls

Freestyle skier Zak Watkins of Telluride, a former competitor with the Durango Freestyle Team, is currently ranked 12th nationally in moguls on the NorAm Grand Prix circuit.Watkins finished seventh...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Purgatory skiers qualify to race in Jr. Olympics

Purgatory Alpine Ski Team racers are headed for the Junior Olympics.Tom Olson, Curtis Eggleston, Sonja Fleming and Liam Wiess of the Purgatory race team qualified for the 2009 Junior Olympics at...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Durango Nordic skiers post results at qualifying races

The Durango Nordic Ski Club wrapped up Junior National qualifying with a series of top finishes at Eldora last weekend.The Nordic club qualified 11 skiers to be a part of the Rocky Mountain Junior...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors