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18 fires break out on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation

Lindsay J. BoxSouthern Ute Indian Reservation The North Cinder Butte Area Fires are located throughout the west side of the reservation. Fire crews have responded...

The pandemic made living in the mountains more expensive, and part-timers stayed longer

By Alex HagerMountain town locals know that it has grown increasingly difficult to afford a place to live, and the off-season has become busier...

Colorado, New Mexico struggle to save the blistered Rio Grande, with lessons for other...

by Jerd Smith | Jul 27, 2022  Albuquerque, New Mexico — In late June, the mornings start out at 80 degrees but temperatures quickly soar past 100. Everywhere...

Southwest Colorado narcotics traffickers sentenced to federal prison

U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Colorado The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Colorado announces four defendants were sentenced to federal prison after...

Eastern Plains county settles cop-killing case for $9.5 million

By Susan Greene, Colorado News Collaborative Kiowa County has reached a $9.5 million settlement with the family of Zach Gifford, the unarmed local handyman its...

Crested Butte purchases hotel for seasonal workers as it declares housing an emergency

By Paolo Zialcita, CPR News The Town of Crested Butte has declared its housing shortage, an issue plaguing several of Colorado’s mountain communities, a local...

Rise in COVID cases prompts tribe to revert to Phase II ‘Safer at Home,’...

Lindsay J. Box, Southern Ute Indian Tribe Communication Specialist Southern Ute Indian Reservation — Due to the rise in positive case rate and one-week cumulative...

Limits are coming for Crested Butte’s overused camping paradise. But local workers who live...

By Nathaniel MinorCPR News Jonathan Civitelli’s mountain retreat is tucked in a stand of pine trees, close to popular mountain biking trails, and just 15...

West Slope water managers ask what authority do the feds have?

Projects with Reclamation ties could be at risk By Heather Sackett | Aspen Journalism Paonia Reservoir, seen here in May 2022, has ties to the Bureau...

Property fence interrupts 150-year-old religious pilgrimage

By Kate PerdoniRocky Mountain PBS A religious ceremony — the last of its kind in Colorado — stands threatened by private property rights. Each spring during...

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