Device will monitor Mancos air quality

Environmental officials installed an E-BAM air quality monitor near Western Excelsior on the southwest side of Mancos on Wednesday. The device will collect data for two weeks in order to give town...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Time for holiday markets and bazaars

The holiday season is just about here, and with it comes the annual holiday arts and crafts fairs and markets, where you can find everything from cool fine art pieces to the perfect handmade gifts...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Chain law in effect on Molas Pass

The chain law was in effect for Molas and Red Mountain passes as of Thursday evening after the first major snowfall of the season hit higher elevations. The Colorado Department of Transportation is...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Winter’s arrival

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell wins Trailblazer Award

Last month, former Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell, who is also a jewelry designer, was awarded the Trailblazer Award by the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries and Museums at its ninth annual...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Man pleads guilty in child sex sting

A Farmington man pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted Internet luring of a child in connection with a child sex sting conducted by law enforcement earlier this year in Durango. Harold Marshall, 45,...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Orphaned cub found in Dolores to get company

A mountain lion cub rescued near Dolores on Oct. 13 will be paired with another orphaned cub at the Schneegas Wildlife Foundation rehabilitation center in Silt, according to Colorado Parks and...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter storm offers hope for Purgatory Resort’s Saturday opening

Showing off Southwest Colorado’s shoulder season, Purgatory Resort will open Saturday with skiing and mountain biking, all on the same lift ticket – weather permitting. Unseasonably dry and warm...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Project Merry Christmas makes holiday merry for families in need

For one local nonprofit, Christmas preparations start a little early to ensure La Plata County families in need have a happy one. Kaye Weis, a 20-year volunteer for Project Merry Christmas , is...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Emergency dispatch centers in Southwest Colorado drop complaint over outages

Emergency communications centers across Southwest Colorado dropped a complaint last week against telecommunications companies over 911 service outages. The centers have agreed to work with...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango teacher Stephanie Moran honored for work in adult education

Day in and day out, Stephanie Moran teaches adults working to improve their lives through education. The high school equivalency program manager at the Durango Adult Education Center was recently...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado bird atlas tracks changing population trends

Bird-lovers interested in the species’ habitat and health throughout Colorado need wait no longer. The Second Colorado Breeding Bird Atlas, which is only released in 20-year intervals and is...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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