Experts explain the monkeypox virus and global health emergency

Experts explain the monkeypox virus and global health emergency

August 4, 2022 (Photo by Cory Turner)Experts explain the monkeypox virus and global health emergencyAnother virus is making headlines across the globe. The World Health organization has declared monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern. KSUT’s...
Ecological land management and preventing fires with goats

Ecological land management and preventing fires with goats

August 3, 2022Adrian Lacasse with Durangoats runs with the goats to the La Plata County Detention Center. (Photo by Sarah Flower | KSUT)Ecological land management and preventing fires with goats La Plata county is working with local goat farmers to help mitigate...
Monsoon season in southwest Colorado starts Wednesday

Monsoon season in southwest Colorado starts Wednesday

June 27, 2022The Valley of the Gods, pictured here, will once again be part of Bears Ears National Monument. (Jonathan P. Thompson | The Land Desk)Monsoon season in southwest Colorado starts WednesdayMonsoon season is right on par with typical weather patterns. As...
Fire at Hoover Dam quickly extinguished Tuesday morning

Fire at Hoover Dam quickly extinguished Tuesday morning

July 19, 2022Fire at Hoover Dam quickly extinguished Tuesday morningAlex Hager | KUNCNews BriefA fire at the Hoover Dam’s Arizona powerhouse was quickly extinguished on Tuesday morning. A transformer at the dam’s hydropower plant caught fire around 10 a.m. Pacific...
Plague detected in a prairie dog in La Plata County area

Plague detected in a prairie dog in La Plata County area

July 19, 2022Prairie dog on the ground. Adobe Stock | Thorpe Griner Your browser does not support the audio element. Plague detected in prairie dog in La Plata County area The plague was found in a prairie dog in the Hesperus/Breen area of La Plata County. The first...