Jim Mimiaga

Position: The Journal

Record vote shuffles Ute Mountain council

TOWAOC – Manuel Heart is the new tribal chairman for the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, winning a landslide victory over incumbent Gary Hayes on Friday. Heart earned 264 votes to Hayes’ 162 votes, and...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Drowning in mud

SLICKROCK – A flash flood on the lower Dolores River last week had biologists with Colorado Parks and Wildlife concerned because unusually high levels of silt in the water caused a die-off of...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2013 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

Biologists fish for piscine security

A better understanding of the needs of native fish on the Lower Dolores River below McPhee Dam is key to their survival, two fish biologists say. Jim White and David Graf of Colorado Parks and...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chopper pilot dies in crash near Dove Creek

DOVE CREEK – A helicopter pilot was killed in a crash at a remote gas-and-oil construction site southeast of Dove Creek Tuesday morning. The Huey-style helicopter was part of a construction crew...

DATE: July 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Searchers: No signs of missing Texas man

Twenty searchers continued the hunt Thursday for Mitchell Dale Stehling, a 51-year-old Texas man who has been missing since Sunday at Mesa Verde National Park. Fifty searchers scoured the uneven...

DATE: June 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Searchers look for missing hiker

A 51-year-old Texas man has been missing since Sunday at Mesa Verde National Park. Fifty searchers on foot and horseback and two dog teams on Tuesday combed the canyons around Spruce Tree House...

DATE: June 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fuel spill triggers lawsuit by resident

A prolonged dispute about land contaminated by fuel at a former gas station on U.S. Highway 160 has reached an impasse. Wild Wild Rest, between Mancos and Mesa Verde National Park, used to host...

DATE: May 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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