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Park service seeks input on fee hikes at Hovenweep, Natural Bridges

The National Park Service is seeking public comment on proposed fee increases at Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments. The park service proposes to increase park entrance fees at...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Dolores State Bank donates to Western Excelsior fire victims

Dolores State Bank recently donated $1,500 to the Mancos community in response to the Western Excelsior mill fire. At the beginning of July, the bank gave checks for $500 each to the Mancos Fire...

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

Love on a Hanger makes finals Boutique Awards

Love on a Hanger of Cortez has been voted into the final round of the 2017 Boutique Awards in Colorado as a contender for Overall Boutique of the Year and Storefront Boutique of the Year. The...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Mancos Brewfest will offer top local bands, food, drink

The third annual Mancos Valley Summer Brewfest will offer an afternoon of local music, beer, wine and food Saturday at Cottonwood Park. Mancos Brewing Co. presents the annual celebration in...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

New Dolores River bridge installed near Bedrock

The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor SEMA Construction have installed the new Dolores River Bridge on Colorado Highway 90, according to a CDOT news release. The precast concrete...

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

Montezuma County seeks Sand Canyon parking solution

Montezuma County commissioners say they have found evidence that they might own a right of way near the popular Sand Canyon trailhead that could help provide room for additional parking. The...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest officials seek comment on plan for new Boggy Draw trails

The Dolores Ranger District of the San Juan National Forest is seeking public input regarding a proposal for new trail construction within the Boggy Draw Trail system, located about 3.5 miles north...

DATE: July 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Apollo 17 astronaut and moonwalker to visit Anasazi Heritage Center

The Anasazi Heritage Center and Canyons of the Ancients National Monument will host Harrison H. “Jack” Schmitt, who will present the lecture “Of Coyotes and Moon Landings” on Saturday, July 29....

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Lightning strike causes fire near Ute Mountain

Tribal firefighters said a lightning strike Wednesday night likely caused an 8-acre wildfire near Ute Mountain on Thursday. John Trocheck, public safety officer for the Towaoc Fire Department, said...

DATE: July 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former Montezuma deputy pleads guilty on misconduct charge

Former Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Adam Alcon has pleaded guilty on to a charge of official misconduct, according to a statement released Friday by Deputy District Attorney Sheena...

DATE: July 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lightning blamed in brush fire south of Cortez

CORTEZ – Firefighters on Sunday evening beat down a small brush fire and residents pitched in with shovels and garden hoses after an apparent lightning strike in a residential area just south of...

DATE: July 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Roadwork set for Colorado 145 north of Lizard Head

The Colorado Department of Transportation and Elam Construction started Monday along Colorado Highway 145, just south of Telluride. The work will take place north of the Lizard Head Pass summit to...

DATE: June 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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