Best Energy Fair yet happening August 27 & 28
The annual Crestone Energy Fair will be held in the Crestone Town Hall Park on Saturday and Sunday August 27 and 28. There will be workshops, booths, music and ... Read more.
Megafires—bigger & more frequent; what can you do?
What is a megafire? A megafire burns 100,000 acres or more. In 2008, there were an average of two 100,000-acre fires per year in the USA. In just 14... Read more.
Environmental highlights of the Baca Crestone community
Our local environment is changing. The extreme drought has banished former wetlands and streams have atrophied. Much more space is now occupied by people, their... Read more.
The Crestone Eagle prepares to enter a new era
Thirty-three years and counting. What began as a simple newsletter for property owners in the Baca grew into one of the most widely read newspapers in the San L... Read more.
Many longtime Moffat residents consider proposal to change town’s name half-baked
Last month, Moffat made national headlines when a marijuana entrepreneur proposed changing the name of the town to “Kush,” a nickname for a strain of weed o... Read more.
Our water, climate & stream flow
Within the past 25 years climate in the northern San Luis Valley has changed significantly. As shown by data herein, rising temperatures and falling precipitati... Read more.
How the Great Sand Dunes were saved
The Great Sand Dunes National Park is a familiar site for residents of the San Luis Valley. The park includes almost 150,000 acres of protected land and hosts a... Read more.
Douglas County votes no to expend federal funds on RWR water export proposal
Douglas County Commissioners issued a decision in a work session held on May 24: “The Board of Douglas County Commissioners has made the decision, based on ob... Read more.
Villa Grove anticipates huge Seven Peaks music festival
Villa Grove anticipates huge Seven Peaks music festival The Crestone Eagle • May, 2022 by Sabrina Brewer & Sierra Romero, Crestone Eagle interns Dierks Be... Read more.
CC students intern at The Eagle
This fall semester, during a Colorado College class called “The Future and Sustainability of Local News,” several students visited Crestone and stayed at th... Read more.