Driver’s license, credit cards found with missing man at Mesa Verde National Park

Authorities say it appears the human remains found in Mesa Verde National Park do indeed belong to a Texas man who vanished without a trace in 2013 while visiting the park. Montezuma County Coroner...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

End of a mystery? Human remains found at Mesa Verde National Park could solve 2013 disappearance

Search and rescue crews on Thursday found human remains at Mesa Verde National Park, which authorities believe belong to a Texas man who went missing in 2013. Mesa Verde National Park...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Firefighters strengthen perimeter of Mesa Verde’s Morefield Fire

A lightning-caused wildfire that started Saturday on the southeast side of Mesa Verde National Park had grown to 46 acres as of Monday, said Cristy Brown, spokeswoman for the park. There was...

DATE: June 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sand Creek Fire tested by Saturday storms

The Sand Creek Fire, burning 20 miles northwest of Pagosa Springs, didn’t grow measurably on Saturday despite afternoon winds that moved in with a storm. The fire was listed at 71 acres on Sunday...

DATE: June 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Mesa Verde fire grows to 46 acres

A wildfire on the southeast side of Mesa Verde National Park grew to 46 acres by Sunday morning. According to Larry Helmerick, a fire information officer at the Rocky Mountain Area Coordination...

DATE: June 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Short-haul operations a specialty of Mesa Verde Helitack

If you are badly injured in Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, the rescue may include dangling from a fixed line attached to the Mesa Verde Helitack helicopter. Short-haul operations are a...

DATE: June 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Low-stress roundup technique begins for Mesa Verde horses

Mesa Verde National Park has begun bait-trapping for wild horses as part of a long-term effort to habituate them for eventual capture, removal and adoption. As many as 80 “free-roaming” mustangs...

DATE: June 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Low-stress roundup technique begins for Mesa Verde horses

Mesa Verde National Park has begun bait-trapping for wild horses as part of a long-term effort to habituate them for eventual capture, removal and adoption. As many as 80 “free-roaming” mustangs...

DATE: June 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde National Park announces partial reopening Sunday

Mesa Verde National Park will partially reopen Sunday after being closed for two months because of the coronavirus pandemic. The park will increase visitor access with a phased approach, and...

DATE: May 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

When will national parks like Mesa Verde reopen?

With the summer tourism season on the horizon and businesses slowly reopening across Colorado, national and state parks are also working on plans to reopen. The National Park Service announced last...

DATE: May 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Should Colorado close its national parks?

A scenic drive to Estes Park and a long hike in the crisp, clean spring air of the Rocky Mountains seemed like the perfect getaway for Colorado residents and tourists cooped up in their homes as...

DATE: March 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde National Park remains open

Mesa Verde National Park announced it will modify operations during the coronavirus outbreak, but it will remain open. As of March 17, partial closures within the park were implemented to reduce...

DATE: March 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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