Program using storytelling events to save Navajo language

GALLUP, N.M. – A group of Navajo Nation elders is using traditional storytelling to try to pass down their native language to the next generation. The Dine Council of Elders for Peace recently...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

BLM releases report on special management areas

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment about a preliminary environmental assessment of 17 areas of public lands in Southwest Colorado proposed for designation as areas of critical...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wrist surgery puts retired coach back in play

Bob Hofman coached the Fort Lewis College Skyhawks to numerous basketball titles during his tenure, but a surgery to ease his pain kept him from shooting hoops for decades. Hofman lost all the...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Harvey Weinstein and a broken promise in Indian Country

If all had gone according to plan, nearly every time someone were to watch Wind River, a 2017 film about the death of a Northern Arapaho woman on the Wind River Reservation, the National Indigenous...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

How a place once ‘valueless’ became Grand

Few sights are as instantly recognizable, and few sites speak more fully to American nationalism. Standing on the South Rim in 1903, President Teddy Roosevelt proclaimed it “one of the great sights...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Renovation reveals long-hidden grandeur of Hotel Colorado

GLENWOOD SPRINGS (AP) – Slowly, the historic Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs is revealing secrets that have remained hidden for over seven decades. In 1942, during World War II, the U.S. Navy...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Western Slope leaders call for stricter regulations on oil, gas pollution

A growing number of elected officials on the Western Slope are pushing for regulations on oil and gas pollution to reflect stricter rules currently in place on the Front Range. “Why would we have...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Lowry Pueblo gets 3D treatment

History Colorado has awarded Ekaterini Vlahos and Michael Nulty, both with the University of Colorado Denver, a 2019 Stephen H. Hart Award for their recent work documenting the Lowry Pueblo, a...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

BLM Ranger Fouss is named acting manager of Canyons of Ancients

Bureau of Land Management law enforcement ranger Tyler Fouss has been named acting manager of Canyons of the Ancients National Monument. Fouss will serve in the post until May, to allow time for...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Tiffany church named to Colorado Most Endangered Places list

Margaret Muñoz-Lucero got a delayed Christmas present Tuesday: Iglesia de San Antonio Catholic Church in Tiffany was one of five places added to the Colorado Most Endangered Places list. “This has...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Galloping Goose to run winter excursions on Durango & Silverton railroad

For the third consecutive winter, the Dolores-based Galloping Goose No. 5 will run winter excursions up the Animas Valley on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. On Feb. 15 and Feb. 18,...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Crime technician is ‘voice for people who no longer speak’

SANTA FE – Shari Vialpando has many nicknames for herself – “Black Widow” and “Workhorse” among them. The monikers are an apt description of the 37-year-old crime scene technician, the first person...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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