Bull Draw Fire grows to 3,600 acres in Southwest Colorado

The Bull Draw Fire, burning in a remote area 12 miles northwest of Nucla, grew 800 acres on Wednesday, to a total of 3,815 acres. On Tuesday, the fire grew mostly to the west and south of the...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos photographer chosen as artist-in-residence at Canyons of the Ancients

Lanny Wagner of Mancos was recently selected from among nine applicants by a panel of jurors as the 2018 summer artist-in-residence for Canyons of the Ancients National Monument. He will focus on...

DATE: July 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Two nights of comedy at the Sunflower benefit Crow Canyon

Some of the top comedians in the Southwest will be at Cortez’s historic Sunflower Theatre this weekend for two full nights of laughs – all to benefit the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center. “Two...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

San Juan National Forest tour near Dove Creek offered Aug. 1

The San Juan National Forest invites the public to learn about the Lone Pine Environmental Analysis project during a tour from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 1 Meet at either the Dolores Public Lands...

DATE: July 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tarnished Brass returns to Cortez for free outdoor concert

After a four-year hiatus, the Tarnished Brass will return to Cortez for a free concert at the Cultural Center on Saturday, Aug. 4, at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend, a press release said. The...

DATE: July 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Potter, painter headed to Artisans of Mancos

The Artisans of Mancos will host artist Ann Sciba, whose pottery adds a new creative expression to the group of artists. An opening reception for Sciba will be held as part of Mancos Days on...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Cortez Public Library announces August Storytime lineup

The Cortez Public Library has announced its August lineup for the Raising Readers Storytime program, held at 10:30 a.m. every Thursday at the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Older children...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Crow Canyon offers pair of educational tours

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center is offering a pair of new educational tours designed to help visitors of all ages enhance and expand upon a visit to Mesa Verde National Park, and to give...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire forces early closure at Wetherill Mesa in Mesa Verde National Park

Firefighters have contained a fire that broke out on Wetherill Mesa, on the west side of Mesa Verde National Park, on Wednesday. Cristy Brown, the park’s public information officer, said in a news...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Reservoir fishing abounds in Southwest Colorado

Durango resident Samantha Brow is an avid high-country creek angler, but she tried her skills at Groundhog Reservoir in western Colorado on July 1 and was happy that she did. “We paddled onto the...

DATE: July 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Annual yoga festival, classes set to start in Telluride

The 11th annual Telluride Yoga Festival will take place Thursday through Sunday. The event will feature 40 world-renowned presenters, 140 yoga classes, conscious music, dynamic speakers, cooking...

DATE: July 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado offers $5,000 reward for information on slain mountain goats

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is asking for the public’s help for information related to two mountain goats that were shot and found dead on July 3, about 2.8 miles up the Quandary Peak Trail. On...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News