Dolores River Spill Expected To Reach 4,000 CFS

Mar 17, 2017

Boaters, water managers, and environmental monitoring groups are looking forward to the largest managed release from the McPhee Dam since 2008.

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The City of Cortez may be able to spruce up its South Broadway entrance if a proposed land exchange with the Cortez Fire Protection District goes through.

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Adventure writer and blogger Brendan Leonard describes himself as someone who likes running and trail running, but who probably likes ice cream more. He says he mostly avoids avalanches by not being a good enough skier to get on slopes steep enough to slide. But, he says, he loves the mountains, and he’s enthusiastic for things that bring humans together, especially in the outdoors.

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For the second time in five years, organizers have canceled the Vallecito Lake Ice Fishing Tournament northeast of Durango because of unstable ice.

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If you smoke cigarettes by the duck pond in Cortez, or if you can’t stand when people smoke at soccer games, you may want to share your opinions with the Cortez Parks and Recreation Department. A survey by the department asks the public whether a no-smoking or vaping policy should be implemented on City property.