Fort Lewis College to develop solar park

Fort Lewis College will develop a 2 megawatt solar garden at the Old Fort Lewis property south of Hesperus that will not only generate energy but provide opportunities for students and faculty to...

DATE: June 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Amid calls for preservation, CDOT says archaeological sites can’t be saved

New construction typically doesn’t bulldoze through a graveyard, so why is it OK for the Colorado Department of Transportation to destroy and pave over a large settlement of Native American ruins...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College launching water resource center

Balancing demands on limited water supply is likely to be a persistent problem for the Four Corners as the climate changes and the population grows. The new Four Corners Water Resource Center at...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Study to examine effectiveness local program focused on helping families

About 120 families every year get personalized help to become healthier, earn more money, parent better and achieve other goals at the La Plata Family Centers Coalition. Over the next three years,...

DATE: March 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Retina opens research center to conduct clinical trials

A new research center focused on ocular conditions in Durango will offer hope to patients suffering from otherwise incurable disorders. Southwest Retina Consultants added 800 square feet to its...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Durango app development teams move to Go Code Colorado finals

Two teams of Durango app developers dreaming of creating the next big thing on your smartphone are headed to Denver for the Go Code competition on June 7. Three Durango High School students –...

DATE: May 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

What if we could predict water availability with greater accuracy?

Researchers are working to predict water flow in the Western United States – in the same way meteorologists predict weather – to help cities, ranchers and emergency managers make crucial decisions...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Idaho firm debuts solar sidewalks

SANDPOINT, Idaho — Scott Brusaw has a vision for the nation’s roads. He believes the solar-powered glass pavers his company makes could transform thousands of miles of pavement into a new energy...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Up in Saturday’s sky, a UFO?: No, it was only a weather balloon

“I occasionally think how quickly our differences, worldwide, would vanish if we were facing an alien threat from outside this world,” former President Ronald Regan told the United Nations in 1988....

DATE: Sept. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ancient ice reveals vital clues about Earth’s past climate

LAKEWOOD – Inside a huge walk-in freezer in suburban Denver, a college student in a thick parka shoots a jolt of electricity through a yard-long column of ice extracted from Antarctica. Just...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo researcher leads search for answers about contamination

To Navajo people, the San Juan River is sacred. For trust in the river to be restored, the people need to hear a confident message from their leaders that the water is safe, said Venaya Yazzie, a...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Search and rescue crews retrieve hiker from Windom Peak

Search and rescue personnel embarked on a harrowing mission Sunday morning to retrieve a hiker who fractured his ankle on Windom Peak. The effort required a helicopter extraction at 13,200 feet....

DATE: July 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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