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Mesa Verde’s Holiday Open House, luminaria night set for Thursday

Mesa Verde National Park will host its annual Holiday Open House from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the Chapin Mesa Headquarters area. The park plans special presentations, musical entertainment,...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Galloping Goose stars in Rocky Mountain PBS special

The Galloping Goose rail bus era in Southwest Colorado will be featured on Rocky Mountain PBS’s “Colorado Experience” on Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Seven Galloping Geese ran on the Rio Grande Southern...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Austin folk band to play Dolores River Brewery

The Deer, a transcendental Texas folk band, will play the Dolores River Brewery on Dec. 2. The band has released three albums and were listed by the Austin Music Awards as one of the Top 10...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Cortez theater to screen Warren Miller’s ‘Line of Descent’

This fall, the annual tradition is back to salute the start of winter. The world’s biggest name in snowsports cinema – Warren Miller Entertainment – celebrates its 68th ski and snowboard film with...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Christmas tree permits on sale in Southwest Colorado

Christmas tree permits, which allow you to cut your own holiday tree, are now on sale for $8 at San Juan National Forest offices and selected retail outlets in Southwest Colorado. A permit allows...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weather advisory: Up to 14 inches of snow in the mountains

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Southwest Colorado from 9 p.m. Monday to 6 p.m. Tuesday. Five to 10 inches of snow, with up to 14 inches in isolated areas, is...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

McPhee Reservoir closes boat ramps for winter

McPhee and House Creek boat ramps on McPhee Reservoir will close for the season on Tuesday and will reopen on May 1. Because of low visitation during winter months, Colorado Parks and Wildlife...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kokanee salmon giveaway scheduled for Dolores

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will give away kokanee salmon at Joe Rowell Park in Dolores at 3 p.m., Oct. 19 and Oct. 26. Anyone wanting fish must hold a valid 2017 Colorado fishing license. The...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Venison sandwiches coming to Arby’s in Cortez

Arby’s, the fast-food chain made for meat lovers, plans to release venison sandwiches nationwide, and elk sandwiches in Colorado, Wyoming and Montana. The venison sandwich will be available...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Mesa Verde store pulls out of Cortez welcome center

The Mesa Verde Museum Association bookstore and tour ticket office will close its location at Colorado Welcome Center in Cortez on Oct. 28, and will not reopen at the center next year. The...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT to begin work on U.S. 160 and Colorado 145

The Colorado Department of Transportation and A-1 Chipseal-Rocky Mountain Pavement will start two roadwork improvement projects on Monday. The projects are expected to last through November, CDOT...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman cited in Cortez T-ball brawl is granted deferred sentence

Keesha MacAulay, who was issued a summons for disturbing the peace after a June fight at a children’s T-ball game, has received a deferred sentence from Cortez Municipal Court. MacAulay was one of...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News