Dolores library plans summer concert and family film series

As part of its 2018 Summer Reading Program, the Dolores Public Library will host an outdoor concert and film series, “Summer on the River,” featuring a lineup of local performers. The hourlong...

DATE: May 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Mesa Verde artist Gwen Sullivan uses soil pigments for painting

Painter Gwen Sullivan, Mesa Verde National Park’s artist-in-residence from May 14-26, will use a variety of painting techniques and mediums while making oil and watercolor paint using pigments...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

DNA test confirms slain bear attacked young girl

Colorado Parks and Wildlife on Wednesday confirmed that it killed the bear that attacked a young girl at her home in East Orchard Mesa on Mother’s Day. The bear was a 2-year-old male,...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

SWOS students will exhibit archaeology-inspired artwork

The Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum will feature artwork by students from Southwest Open School. An exhibit opening will be May 29 at 1 p.m., and the show will run until June 12. ...

DATE: May 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Man wanted in Colorado for reportedly harassing a moose

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is asking the public for help identifying a man who was seen chasing and harassing a moose in Frisco, Colorado. A witness said he and a passenger observed the man chase...

DATE: May 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Canyons of the Ancients museum offers cultural events

The Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum is hosting several weekly, reoccurring events featuring ancient Puebloan culture and artifacts. “It is time to start getting out and enjoying...

DATE: May 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores River Brewery gets a taste of Tennessee

Two concerts are scheduled for the Dolores River Brewery next week. The Black Lillies will play on May 9. Miss Tess and the Talkbacks will perform May 12. Originally from Knoxville, Tennessee, the...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Forest Service acts to restrict camping at Priest Lake

The Norwood Ranger District is seeking comments on a proposal to add camping at the Mary E recreation site and limit camping at the Priest Lake site this summer. The Mary E recreation site, about 5...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Norwood Ranger District plans controlled burns on 8,052 acres

The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests’ Norwood Ranger District plans to conduct prescribed burns from late April and into June, depending upon weather conditions, according to...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Retirement association donates thousands of hours statewide

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, Colorado School and Public Employees Retirement Association recognizes the 33,934 volunteer hours donated to their communities across the...

DATE: April 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

McPhee Overlook Trail will open May 1 for the season

The McPhee Overlook Trail will open for the season all the way to House Creek Campground on May 1, according to a news release from the U.S. Forest Service. FS Trail 155 is designated for...

DATE: April 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

KSJD Radio’s Austin Cope announces he’s leaving Cortez

After serving as local host of NPR’s Morning Edition on KSJD Community Radio since 2016, Austin Cope is leaving the station this June to begin work at a nonprofit in northern India. The station is...

DATE: April 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News