Festive event (including carnival)

Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo thrills audiences in Montezuma County

As the clock struck seven on Thursday, fireworks lit the night sky and the 88th annual Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo opened with a bang at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. Sitting on his horse in...

DATE: June 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo rides into Cortez on Thursday

The 88th annual Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo starts Thursday at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. Every year, the rodeo pits professionals against one another in a wide variety of sports sanctioned...

DATE: June 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Taste of Durango to kick off summer festival season

The Taste of Durango returns Sunday. The fiesta is both the city’s largest food celebration and, to many, the event that kicks off Durango’s summer festival season. While many features of Taste ...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Durango Wine Experience expands its palate

In its 12th year, the Durango Wine Experience is adapting to the festival’s growth while branching out to attract more than just oenophiles. With events built around liquors, including amaro and...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Earth Day marchers take over downtown Durango

About 300 people took to the streets on Main Avenue in downtown Durango on Sunday to celebrate Earth Day. Around 10:30 a.m., a Durango Police car escorted the marchers down the southbound lane of...

DATE: April 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

2018 Four States Ag Expo rides into Montezuma County

The Four States Ag Expo returns to Montezuma County this week, with sustainability and water conservation ruling the schedule. This will be the Expo’s 36th year at the county fairgrounds. The...

DATE: March 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores to host downtown Harvest Festival and Apple Orchard Social

The third annual Dolores Harvest Festival and Apple Orchard Social will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 14 at Flanders Park in Dolores. Locally grown produce and meat will be for sale, and...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mushroom & Wine Festival brings together foraging and fine dining

A bad-ass mushroom walks into a bar. Ten minutes later, the bouncer heaves him out the front door. “What’s up, dude?” he pleads to the bouncer. “I’m just bein’ a fungi.” (Fun guy. Get it?) Oh, and...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Photo: Pride on the rapids

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gay pride parades sound a note of resistance – and face some

NEW YORK – Gay pride parades Sunday in New York, San Francisco and other cities are spotlighting resistance to what participants see as new pressure on gay rights, while contending with the...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Durango celebrates its first Juneteenth

Durango residents celebrated freedom Sunday afternoon at the Durango Community Recreation Center. About 50 people came together at the city’s first Juneteenth event to combat hate and share African...

DATE: June 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News