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Colorado Parks and Wildlife discusses wolf reintroduction plan, public process

By Chris Mannara Staff Writer The topic of gray wolf reintroduction planning was discussed by the Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) Commission at a meeting on...

Chronic wasting disease found in Four Corners area

Colorado Parks and Wildlife Chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer has been found in the Four Corners area and although the prevalence of the disease...

2020 YEAR IN REVIEW

2020 was an unusual and interesting year in Pagosa Country. There was no want for good news, bad news, controversial issues, and no lack...

2020 YEAR IN REVIEW

2020 was an unusual and interesting year in Pagosa Country. There was no want for good news, bad news, controversial issues, and no lack...

Echo Canyon Reservoir drained 5 feet below spillway for dam repairs

By Simone Mounsamy Staff Writer Four miles south from Pagosa Springs on U.S. 84 lies Echo Canyon Reservoir State Wildlife Area, 211 acres of state land,...

Wildlife overpass and underpass will make U.S. 160 safer for drivers and...

Construction slated to begin in spring Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Colorado Department of Transportation  Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) and the Colorado Department of Transportation...

San Juan River project to improve access, safety for boaters

Colorado Parks and Wildlife Public access to recreation amenities is a priority for outdoor advocates in southwest Colorado and a new project to greatly improve...

Proposition 114 passes: Gray wolves to be reintroduced by 2023

By Simone Mounsamy Staff Writer Over the past decade, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has restored gray wolves into Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico...

Deer hunters: Chronic wasting disease testing mandatory in southwest Colorado

Colorado Parks and Wildlife Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) reminds successful deer hunters in southwest Colorado that their harvested animals must be tested for chronic...

Local low fuel moisture levels mean greater fire risk

By Simone Mounsamy Staff Writer While waiting for precipitation to bring back some moisture to the area, local fuels moisture levels are raising concerns. The full version...