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Bull Draw Fire northwest of Nucla grows to 26,370 acres

The Bull Draw Fire, burning in a remote area 12 miles northwest of Nucla, has grown to 26,370 acres, the Type 2 Blue Team said. Containment was at 19 percent on Wednesday, compared with an...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Mesa Verde National Park to host traditional Hopi dances

The Lomayestewa Family of Shungopovi Village, Second Mesa, Arizona, will perform traditional Hopi dances at the Visitor and Research Center in Mesa Verde National Park on June 30 and July 1....

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Burro Fire grows slightly to 3,771 acres; containment drops

The Burro Fire east of Dolores grew this weekend, and crews continued to check containment lines on its northwestern and southern sides. An infrared mapping flight about 10:51 p.m. Saturday showed...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Colorado Parks and Wildlife announces closure of some wildlife areas

Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced Tuesday that some State Wildlife Areas in Southwest Colorado have closed to all public access. Several water-based wildlife areas and two state parks remain...

DATE: June 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Forest Service plans to close San Juan National Forest to most

The San Juan National Forest plans to close the forest to most entry this week to protect natural resources and public safety because of the fire danger. The closure order is expected to be signed...

DATE: June 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Fishing spots available for Colorado's free fishing weekend

Fishing is free this weekend, and in Southwest Colorado, there are dozens of places to go. "Your fishin' is our mission," John Alves, senior aquatic biologist for Colorado Parks and Wildlife's...

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Red flag warning issued for Montezuma, La Plata counties

A red flag warning is in effect from noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday for La Plata and Montezuma counties, where weather conditions are ideal for wildland fires, the National Weather Service said Tuesday....

DATE: April 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Once in a blue moon: viewers see rare lunar eclipse

Sky watchers got a rare sight on Wednesday morning, when the moon appeared over Southwest Colorado as a supermoon, a blue moon and a total lunar eclipse. A supermoon is a moon that appears its...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Navajo Code Talker to speak in Cortez

World War II veteran and Navajo Code Talker Sam Sandoval will speak at the Sunflower Theatre on Monday, Aug. 14, according to a news release from the Cortez Cultural Center. The theatre and the...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Mesa Verde celebrates Wildflower Week on June 4-10

Mesa Verde National Park's staff and volunteers will help visitors view the park's native wildflowers during Wildflower Week, June 4-10, according to a park news release. On Monday, June 5, and...

DATE: June 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Water conference explores financial solutions

Colorado water managers say that a growing population and shrinking oil and gas revenues will leave the state with a water shortage and too little money to prevent it. The state's 5.3 million...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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