Accessible outdoor recreation, the value of sport and competition, education and a love of the outdoors among local youth — these are the goals of Cloud City Mountain Sports, a local nonprofit organization created to support young athletes in and around Lake County.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has found after a thorough assessment that adding the monarch butterfly to the list of threatened and endangered species is warranted, but it won’t be protected as endangered at this point because its precluded by other, higher-priority listings.
Following multiple meetings in the past week, the Colorado High School Activities Association has secured variances from the Colorado Department of Public Health and state officials that will allow Season B sports and activities to begin practice Jan. 18.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is asking the public for help identifying the person who killed two cow elk at the John Martin Reservoir State Wildlife Area and left them to waste.
Before Santa Claus flies around the world giving gifts to kids, he’s going to take a quick break while his elves finish making toys to ski at Monarch on Christmas Eve.
With 17 inches of new snow in the last week, skiers and riders got some of their first powder days at Monarch this season while the mountain also opened more trails and more lifts.
Take care when parking vehicles before recreating outdoors, Colorado Department of Transportation asked in a press release aimed to remind motorists of the hazards.
Great Outdoors Colorado announced Friday the award of two grants, one to Salida and one to Poncha Springs, in the amount of $20,900 each, $41,800 total, for the Methodist Front Restoration Project.
The driving mission behind decades of work by Trout Unlimited is to conserve, protect and restore America’s cold-water fisheries and their watersheds.
The U.S. Forest Service, San Isabel National Forest - Salida Ranger District is selling Christmas tree cutting permits online this year. The permits are $10 each (limit of two per family) with a $2.50 transaction fee.
Derek Scott turned pro on his skateboard when he 15 years old. After graduating from Salida High School in 2015, he moved west to California. “That’s where skateboarding is,” Scott said.
The Pike and San Isabel National Forests recently released the final environmental impact statement and draft record of decision for its motorized travel management analysis.
Since the U.S. Department of Agriculture began offering the option of no-cost Radio Frequency Identification, or RFID, livestock ear tags in early 2020, the state veterinarian’s office has dispensed 59,120 tags across Colorado.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife biologists will assess deer and elk populations by conducting low-altitude helicopter flights in southeast Colorado, west of Interstate 25 starting Nov. 30.
Chaffee County Search and Rescue South had a busy summer season despite COVID-19 restrictions that kept many visitors out of the high country until late spring.
A proposal to mine unconsolidated clay, sand and gravel material approximately 10 miles north of Salida is being considered by the Bureau of Land Management Royal Gorge Field Office.
Salida City Council members and members of Friends of Salida Skate Park help break ground Wednesday for the new skate park being constructed at Centennial Park. About 20 people showed up for the event. Kevin Lane of Grindline, the company constructing the skate park said work should be compl…
The Colorado State Forest Service is accepting proposals from Colorado HOAs, community groups, local governments, fire protection districts, utilities and nonprofit organizations seeking funding to improve forest health, conduct forest restoration and reduce wildfire risk on non-federal land…
Salida High School senior Lily Lengerich took her first step Thursday on her way from being a Spartan to becoming a Dragon, as she signed her letter of intent to swim at Minnesota State University – Moorhead next year.
High school basketball players will need to wear masks while competing this winter, but the players will be given extra breaks to catch their breath under the latest rules released by the Colorado High School Activities Association.
As Colorado Parks and Wildlife opens Fishers Peak State Park for a limited “sneak peek” recreation opportunity, the agency continues to look ahead for future state park opportunities.
The new, motorized singletrack trail in the Four Mile Travel Management Area, DudBob’s, is open, but it took a team effort during the last several years to complete.
While the door for electric bike use on many new public lands was unlocked recently by the Department of Interior, it will be a while still before any doors actually open to allow e-bikes on trails.