Mountain lion cub seized after it got sick on bratwurst

After removing a mountain lion cub from a private home, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding the public it is illegal to possess wild animals and dangerous to the animals’ health. Although sick...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Dolores Ranger District plans slash burns

The San Juan Forest Dolores Ranger District plans to burn slash piles generated from forest thinning and timber sales in the Chicken Creek, Burnt Ridge, Spring Creek, Tayler Mesa and Lake Canyon...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

PCC to close cosmetology program at Southwest campus

The cosmetology program at Pueblo Community College Southwest in Mancos will close in May 2019. The school cut the program because of low enrollment and unsustainable jobs in the Mancos/Cortez...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez High School notifies parents of Safe2Tell report

Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1 received a report that a student might have been armed near the high school on Friday, but police and school administrators determined that students were not...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

FireWise changing name to Wildfire Adapted Partnership

As of Monday, FireWise of Southwest Colorado will change its name to Wildfire Adapted Partnership. The grass-roots organization, which started in 2003 after the Missionary Ridge Fire, received its...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pinon Project plans fun run, games and carnival for Oct. 27

The Piñon Project will kick off its annual Halloween festival Oct. 27 with a Pumpkin Fest featuring the 5K Zombie Run in Montezuma Park. The event will start with a 5K fun run starting off in...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM artist-in-residence plans Canyons of the Ancients presentation

Artist-in-residence Lanny Wagner will give a presentation about night photography at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum, 27501 Colorado Highway 184 in Dolores....

DATE: Sept. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

First Southwest Bank helps fund purchase of Western Excelsior facility

First Southwest Bank recently facilitated a loan that allowed S&S Wallwood Inc., the parent company of Aspen Wall Wood of Dolores, to buy the Western Excelsior facility, which burned down in 2017....

DATE: Sept. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos’ last Grand Summer Nights’ block party of season is Saturday

The Mancos Creative District announces its final Grand Summer Nights of the season on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 5-8 p.m. Grand Avenue, in the heart of downtown, will be closed to traffic from Main...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

CMS band seeks musical instrument donations

The Cortez Middle School band is “bursting at the seams” and is looking for donors to help equip the 70 sixth-graders enrolled in Beginning Band. CMS band director Andrew Campo said a third of the...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Ranger District seeks input on Lone Pine vegetation project

The U.S. Forest Service is seeking public input on the Lone Pine Vegetation Management Project. The 62,000-acre proposed project area is located east of the Dolores River canyon and west of Forest...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Mancos school board discusses school project, policy

Mancos Elementary School’s $25 million expansion project took center stage Monday night at the Mancos School District RE-6 board meeting The playground continues to be delayed, but owner’s...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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