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Smoke from prescribed burn visible north of Durango

The Dolores Ranger District is conducting several prescribed burns in the Boggy Draw area, north of Dolores. “Fire effects were excellent with moderate fire behavior,” said Matt Traynham, burn boss...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Library to celebrate end of summer reading program

Cortez Public Library will celebrate the end of its summer reading program all day Aug. 2 at the library, 202 N. Park St. The celebration will include a prize drawing, handing out reward badges,...

DATE: July 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Great Arizona Puppet Theater to be library’s final summer show

Great Arizona Puppet Theater will perform “Peter Rabbit” for the final performance of Cortez Public Library’s summer Family Entertainment Series. The performance will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, July...

DATE: July 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Update: Mancos, La Plata, Animas rivers are near flood stage

Rivers in Southwest Colorado on Saturday again approached flood stage as warm weather sent snowmelt downstream overnight. The National Weather Service on Saturday issued flood advisories for the...

DATE: June 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flood warning issued for Mancos River

The National Weather Service on Monday issued a flood advisory for the Mancos River until Thursday evening because of increasing snowmelt in the San Juan Mountains. Warm weather in Southwest...

DATE: June 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Eli Tomac second in stormy Thunder Valley Motocross in Colorado

Eli Tomac finished second overall Saturday at Thunder Valley after winning Motocross 2 on a muddy track in his home state of Colorado. The weather in Lakewood gave riders fits early in the day, and...

DATE: June 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Dolores archaeology museum showcases student art

The Bureau of Land Management will host an art and archaeology exhibition at the Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum. Students from the Southwest Open School in Cortez will exhibit...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Mancos Valley Chorus seeks director

The Mancos Valley Chorus is conducting a search for a choral director. A degree or equivalent experience in a musical field and enthusiasm to lead this choral group of 30 to 35 adults of varying...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance to host trail project

Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance will complete fence work on the Sand Canyon parking area from 9 a.m. to noon June 1 at the new parking area for Sand Canyon Trail on County Road G. The fence...

DATE: May 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Artisans of Mancos to host reception for Alex Bond and Aileen McAlister

The Artisans of Mancos, artist’s cooperative gallery at Main and Grand in Mancos, will welcome two new artists from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday as Mancos celebrates its first 2019 Grand Summer Nights with...

DATE: May 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Daily commercial flights to begin at Telluride airport

Daily commercial flights at Telluride Regional Airport in Southwest Colorado will begin for the first time this week. Officials with the Telluride Regional Airport say Denver Air Connection, a...

DATE: May 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Eli Tomac wins Las Vegas Supercross, finishes second in 2019 series

Eli Tomac of Cortez won the final race of the 450 AMA Supercross season in Las Vegas on Saturday, leading start to finish and claiming second place in the 2019 series. Tomac won the holeshot, and...

DATE: May 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

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