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Montezuma County commissioners vote to restrict Sage Hen road access

Montezuma County commissioners voted this week to continue the temporary closure of County Road X in the Sage Hen area until Nov. 30. The closure of Road X and side roads to McPhee Reservoir is to...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Hopi dances return to Mesa Verde National Park in July

The Lomayestewa family of Shungopovi Village in Second Mesa, Arizona, will perform traditional Hopi dances at 11 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. July 1-2 at the Mesa Verde National Park Visitor and...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Durango Nature Studies’ Preschool Wee Walks sets kids on path to learning

If you’ve spent any time around little kids, you know that they are like little sponges, which is why early learning is so important. Enter Durango Nature Studies’ Preschool Wee Walks. For an hour...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Durango Nature Studies hires new executive director

Durango Nature Studies has announced it has hired a new executive director to fill the vacancy left by outgoing director Sally Shuffield. According to a news release, DNS will be under the...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Blanding, Ute Mountain Ute tribe debate merits, dangers of uranium mill

A lively public hearing about a license renewal for the controversial White Mesa uranium mill drew supporters and detractors June 15 on the University of Utah campus. Thirty-three speakers from a...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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New Mexico police implore author to end treasure hunt

SANTA FE – New Mexico’s top law enforcement officer is urging the author and antiquities dealer who inspired thousands to search remote corners of the American West for a hidden chest of gold and...

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Environmentalists and BLM reach major public lands settlement in Utah

Thousands of miles of dusty two-tracks crisscross Utah’s remote public lands. Some are historical routes, while others were carved more recently by backcountry recreationists in trucks and...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Couple wants to keep 160-year-old Colorado market in the family

SAN LUIS (AP) – Felix Romero and his wife, Claudia, weren’t even out of college when his father asked him to run the family store. It’s no ordinary family business, if there is such a thing....

DATE: June 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Zink family celebrates a century at Waterfall Ranch

On Saturday, the Zink family will celebrate the 100-year mark of the family owning the Waterfall Ranch in the lush Animas Valley. They’re throwing a party and everyone is welcome. “While it is an...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

U.S. 550 continues to be deadly major highway in New Mexico

SANTA FE – Government traffic data shows that highway U.S. 550 in northwestern New Mexico could be the state’s deadliest major highway. U.S. 550 continued to have a high fatality rate after the...

DATE: June 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Rivers in U.S. West turn dangerous as days warm, snow thaws

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. – Massive waterfalls in Yosemite National Park and rivers raging in mountains throughout the western United States are thundering with greater force than they have...

DATE: June 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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‘Little Legs Adventures’ to be held in June, July, August

The “Little Legs Adventures” program will be held 10 to 11 a.m. June 16, July 21 and Aug. 4 at Denny Lake, 290 Lakeside Drive, Cortez. The program is free and sponsored by San Juan Mountains...

DATE: June 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life