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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

Prescribed burn planned for Lone Mesa

In an effort to improve deer and elk habitat, and to reduce the buildup of fuels on the ground, Colorado Parks and Wildlife plans to conduct a controlled burn on Lone Mesa State Park in the...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photographer Kit Frost is Mesa Verde artist-in-residence

Durango photographer Kit Frost, October’s artist-in-residence at Mesa Verde National Park, plans to offer a free public program on Oct. 13. Frost will share a presentation on the history of art in...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Rico man missing; car found on Wolf Creek Pass

Authorities are searching for Matthew Johnston, of Rico, who has been missing since Sept. 4. According to the Mineral County Sheriff’s Office, Johnston made a 911 call explaining that he was lost....

DATE: Oct. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crow Canyon names Liz Perry as new president and CEO

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center has announced that Elizabeth (Liz) Perry will be the organization’s new president and CEO, effective Jan. 1. Perry, currently a member of Crow Canyon’s Board...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Three-car crash shuts down Broadway near Cortez

A three-vehicle collision Friday afternoon resulted in multiple injuries and shut down U.S. Highway 491 near County Road N. Cortez and Lewis-Arriola firefighters, Colorado State Patrol troopers and...

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

Wildfire north of McPhee Reservoir contained, Forest Service says

Nearly an inch of rain on Saturday helped contain the Hoppe Fire north of McPhee Reservoir in the Dry Creek Recreation Area, fire officials report. Forest Service Fire Engine Capt. Mike Bryson said...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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