Farmington thrift store supports relocation of wolf-dog rescue to larger parcel

Carol Sanchez has big plans for her 4 Corners Wolf Dog Rescue Sanctuary. She recently purchased 80 acres of land near Cuba, New Mexico, where she plans to move 16 wolf-dog hybrids she is tending on...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Birds are dying in dramatic numbers in Southwest Colorado

Migrating birds are dying in staggering and disturbing numbers throughout Southwest Colorado, and researchers are at odds about the reasons why. Reports of widespread bird mortality began in the...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Orphaned mountain lion cub rehabbed, sent back into the wild

Two orphaned mountain lion cubs rescued by Colorado Parks and Wildlife last winter were recently released into the wild outside Durango. CPW spokesman Joe Lewandowski said a cub was spotted back in...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wildlife officials seek information about illegal poaching in Southwest Colorado

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is seeking information about a bull elk that was killed illegally last week 15 miles northwest of Cortez in Southwest Colorado. Wildlife officers said the elk was shot...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Young bear visits Pagosa Springs restaurant

A thin, juvenile black bear paid two visits Saturday to Kip’s Grill and Cantina in downtown Pagosa Springs. The bear delayed the 11 a.m. opening at Kip’s when the crew discovered it on the...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rain may help curb human-bear conflicts

Bear activity in La Plata County has been quiet so far this year, but weather conditions over the next couple weeks will play a major role in whether enough food is available during the animals’...

DATE: July 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

New Mexico man diagnosed with bubonic plague

FARMINGTON – New Mexico has its first positive human plague case in 2020. A Santa Fe County man in his 60s was diagnosed with bubonic plague and is recovering in a local hospital, the New Mexico...

DATE: July 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Santa Fe County man diagnosed with bubonic plague

FARMINGTON – New Mexico has its first positive human plague case in 2020. A Santa Fe County man in his 60s was diagnosed with bubonic plague and is recovering in a local hospital, the New Mexico...

DATE: July 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Bear burned in East Canyon Fire to be released in coming weeks

A young bear rescued after suffering burns in the East Canyon Fire last month has shown strong signs of recovery and is expected to be released in the coming weeks, according to Colorado Parks and...

DATE: July 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bald eagle recovering this Fourth of July after crash landing in Durango

This Fourth of July, a bald eagle, America’s national bird, is recovering at an animal rehabilitation center after apparently flying into power lines in south Durango. He is doing well and should...

DATE: July 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Three-legged Mexican gray wolf killed

FARMINGTON – A three-legged Mexican gray wolf – considered an endangered species since 1976 – was killed in Arizona last week, according to a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service memo. The male wolf,...

DATE: June 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Colorado’s fight over wolves has a new battleground: parasitic poop

As the wolf reintroduction fight howls in Colorado, wildlife officials are fielding more reports from people who suspect they’ve spotted a wolf in the wild. A release from Colorado Parks and...

DATE: June 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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