Bull Draw Fire north of Nucla grows 10,000 acres in two days

The Bull Draw Fire, burning in a remote area 12 miles northwest of Nucla, has grown to 18,765 acres – up 4,723 acres in 24 hours – Type 2 Blue Team said on Saturday. Since Thursday, the fire has...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bull Draw Fire north of Nucla grows by 5,000 acres

The Bull Draw Fire, burning in a remote area 12 miles northwest of Nucla, has grown to 14,042 acres – more than 5,000 acres in 24 hours. Containment remained at an estimated 35 percent. The...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Rain-on-snow flood risk expected to increase in West

Flooding caused by rain falling on snowpack could more than double by the end of this century in the West and Canada, according to a study by University of Colorado-Boulder and the National Center...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Dolores Mountain Quilters Guild’s show to be held Aug. 24-25

The Dolores Mountain Quilters Guild plans to hold its 2018 biennial quilt show Aug. 24-25 at the Dolores Community Center. Show times are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 24 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 25. The...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Sweetwater Station to performs at Mancos State Park

Local band Sweetwater Station will perform at Mancos State Park at 6 p.m. Saturday in the latest concert in the continuing series of musical events at the park. This summer’s Mancos State Park...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Bull Draw Fire jumps to 8,700 acres

The Bull Draw Fire, burning in a remote area 12 miles northwest of Nucla, grew to 8,700 acres by Thursday. Containment remained at an estimated 35 percent. The estimated date for full containment...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Plateau Fire hits 9,000 acres; pre-evacuation notices go door to door

Pre-evacuation notices were issued Wednesday as the Plateau Fire grew to 9,000 acres and forced road closures reaching from the northern edge of Dolores to the southern tip of Lone Mesa State Park....

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos plans cleanup days, renewed enforcement

Mancos is taking a carrot-and-stick approach to cleaning up town. The Mancos Board of Trustees plans to sponsor a cleanup weekend Sept. 14-16, giving residents the opportunity to take their trash,...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Plateau Fire north of Dolores grows to 5,750 acres

The Plateau Fire intensified Monday, growing to 5,750 acres as the fire made short runs through crowns of trees and torched groups of others. The fire also moved down canyon with northerly winds,...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Moccasin Mesa firefighters engage blaze on the ground

The Moccasin Mesa Fire, burning in Mesa Verde National Park, remained at 185 acres on Wednesday, two days after firefighters engaged the blaze on the ground. The fire was burning in steep terrain...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bull Draw Fire jumps to 7,899 acres; containment unchanged

The Bull Draw Fire, burning in a remote area 12 miles northwest of Nucla, grew to 7,899 acres by Wednesday. Containment was estimated at 35 percent. Although fire behavior was moderate on Monday,...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Region 9 Economic Development District is moving to Durango Tech Center

The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado is moving from Bodo Industrial Park to the Durango Tech Center. “Region 9 has been renting office space since our inception almost...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News