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Pavilion ice rink to host Winterfest Skate-A-Thon

By Tari Woods Special to The SUN Well, it hasn’t been easy. Weather has not been our friend. Unseasonably warm temperatures have made making and keeping an ice surface a…

4Corners Cyclocross Series concludes season

4Corners Cyclocross Series concludes season

By Kirsten Le Roux Special to The SUN Saturday’s final 4Corners Cyclocross Series race turned out to be a bluebird day with sparkling snow fields and bright sunshine. Conditions on…

CDOT removing wildlife zones signs, lowered nighttime speed limits

By Nancy Shanks Special to The SUN House Bill 10-1238 directed the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) to establish highway Wildlife Zones (where there is an increased presence of wildlife…

Pagosa Nordic Club announces BB Gun Biathlon winners

Pagosa Nordic Club announces BB Gun Biathlon winners

By James Dickhoff Special to The SUN The Pagosa Nordic Club hosted the season opener BB Gun Biathlon last weekend at Alberta Park at the Wolf Creek Ski Area. Racers…

Avalanche awareness key to safe backcountry travel

Avalanche awareness key to safe backcountry travel

An avalanche can be one of the most violent natural events and the San Juan Mountains are home to notorious terrain. Mark Mueller, avalanche forecaster for the Colorado Avalanche Information…

CPW asks: remove items from yards that could entangle big game animals

By Colorado Parks and Wildlife Special to The SUN Throughout Colorado, deer are entering mating season and residents are reminded to put away equipment in which big game animals can…

Local birders to participate in Christmas bird census

Local birders to participate in Christmas bird census

By Becky Herman Special to The SUN “It is not many years ago that sportsmen were accustomed to meet on Christmas Day, ‘choose sides’ and then as representatives of the…

Habitat Partnership Program grants available

By Mike Porras Special to The SUN Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Habitat Partnership Program (HPP) is now accepting applications for $500,000 in Habitat Improvement Grants to fund large-scale habitat projects…

Volunteers: The heart of Chimney Rock

Volunteers: The heart of Chimney Rock

By Nadia Werby Special to The PREVIEW There are over 80 friendly volunteers who are the heart of the Chimney Rock Interpretive Association (CRIA), a nonprofit 501(c)3, which operates the…

Snow Survey and Water Forecasting Program to continue snowpack measurement for 2015

By Petra Barnes Walker Special to The SUN Elise Boeke, acting state conservationist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Colorado, recently announced the sustained maintenance and viability of…