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Norwegian musher has commanding lead in Iditarod

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Joar Ulsom said a few words in English but used his native Norwegian to heap praise on his dog team Tuesday as he arrived at the second-to-last checkpoint in the Iditarod Trail...

DATE: March 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Free bike clinic to be offered Wednesday

A free bicycle clinic about general preventive maintenance and repairs will be offered from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mountain Bike Specialists, 949 Main Ave. Darian Harvey will teach...

DATE: March 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Dove Creek skier inducted into Hall of Fame

Paralympic skier Mary Riddell has that calm, cavalier attitude needed to fly down a ski slope at over 60 mph and bring home the gold. The steely, compact athlete who grew up in Dove Creek said she...

DATE: March 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors schedules activities

Seniors Outdoors will offer the following activities: Monday, 10 a.m.: downhill skiing at Purgatory Resort, 1 Skier Place. Tuesday, 6:15 p.m.: 20th anniversary celebration and spring potluck; to...

DATE: March 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors! to hold events

Seniors Outdoors! will host the following events: Snowshoeing: 9 a.m. Saturday. Meet at the Durango Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave. An avalanche beacon and shovel are highly recommended on all...

DATE: March 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Southwest Colorado well represented at Mount Taylor Quadrathlon

Southwest Colorado was well represented at this year’s Mount Taylor Winter Quadrathlon, the 35th year of the event, as several medals were brought back from the race held Saturday in Grants, New...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Chaco World Heritage: Two backcountry hikes visit ruins and rock art

In a remote canyon in northwestern New Mexico, at the center of the San Juan Basin, lies the remains of a complex agrarian society. Transitioning from a loose aggregation of Basketmaker...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors hosting winter outings

Seniors Outdoors will offer the following activities: Saturday, 9 a.m.: Snowshoe hike; visit for details. Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.: walk the Animas River Trail; contact Eric...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoor Pursuits to celebrate 40th anniversary

The 40th anniversary of Outdoor Pursuits, with local legend Dolph Kuss and friends, will be held at 6 p.m. March 17 in the Student Union Ballroom at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Tickets are...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Jeep in hot water over ad showing SUV romping through river

RENO, Nev. – The head of one of the nation’s largest fish conservation groups says Fiat Chrysler Super Bowl ads “glorified” the destruction of aquatic habitat in an apparent attempt to appeal to...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors plans winter activities

Seniors Outdoors will offer the following activities: Saturday: 9 a.m., snowshoe hike; contact Clark Lagow at Monday: 9 a.m., snowshoe hike above Little Molas Lake to the West Turk...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Legendary skiing filmmaker Warren Miller dies at 93

SEATTLE – Warren Miller, the legendary outdoor filmmaker who for decades made homages to downhill skiing that he narrated with his own humorous style, has died. He was 93. His family said in a...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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