Fires out, smoke coming from Utah

The U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Area Coordination Center reports that numerous wildfires in Utah and the Pacific Northwest have produced significant smoke that is drifting into portions of...

DATE: July 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Culinary arts classes coming to Durango in fall

Culinary arts classes will begin this fall in Durango as the result of a collaboration between Manna Soup Kitchen and Southwest Colorado Community College (SCCC).    Kathy Tonnessen, executive...

DATE: July 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Women's business conference set for July 24

The Colorado Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC) will host the fifth annual Southwest Colorado Women's Small Business Conference on Thursday, July 24 at Fort Lewis College in Durango....

DATE: July 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Colorado Forest Service offers tips for watering trees

BROOMFIELD, Colo. - Despite heavy rains over parts of Colorado in recent months, persistent drought conditions have parched the soil over much of the state, stressing even irrigated lawns and urban...

DATE: July 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Lightning causes 5-acre fire near Piedra River

A helicopter and ground crew were working Thursday afternoon on the KV Fire about one and a half miles north of U.S. Highway 160 up the First Fork Road in the San Juan National Forest. The...

DATE: July 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Be careful with fire this weekend

As of June 30, the Durango Interagency Fire Dispatch Center was reporting moderate fire danger in Southwest Colorado, with drier conditions in low to middle elevations. No fire restrictions were in...

DATE: July 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Pine River Chiropractic welcomes new massage therapist

A new massage therapist at Pine River Chiropractic is moving her cosmetology business there as well. Pine River Chiropractic, Massage and Acupuncture announces the addition of Kimberly Carpenter,...

DATE: July 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Parade route ending at Bayfield Parkway

The Bayfield Fourth of July parade will line up on South Street, turn on Church Street, and head west on Mill Street this year as it has in the past. The parade officially ends at the intersection...

DATE: July 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Assayii lake fire 98-percent contained

The Assayii Lake fire in New Mexico burned 14,712 acres and is 98-percent contained, according to the Incident Information System of the U.S. government. The fire started June 13 in the mountains...

DATE: July 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

New BHS grad dies in car crash

Bayfield resident Austin Potthoff died last week when his Jeep Cherokee went off Highway 140 near Breen and into a stand of trees. He graduated last month from Bayfield High School. It was standing...

DATE: June 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

2nd comment period announced on grazing allotments

The Columbine Ranger District is offering a second opportunity to comment on Weminuche grazing allotments because of public interest. The analysis area covers approximately 166,700 acres with 13...

DATE: June 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Lightning Safety Week concludes Sunday

The National Weather Service is promoting lightning safety during the week of June 22-28. This year's message is, "When thunder roars, go indoors!" On average, lightning kills and injures more...

DATE: June 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: News