Dolores passes on medical pot sale

Medical marijuana retail stores will be banned in Dolores for two years, following a 5-2 vote by the town council.Town officials cited overwhelming bureaucratic red tape and the possibility that...

DATE: June 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

A ‘Little Bit’ of everything

Sarah Syverson is the project director of the Montezuma County School to Farm Project, a program started by the Mancos Conservation District and LiveWell Montezuma.Syverson and her partner have...

DATE: June 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Empire Electric returns capital credits

Empire Electric Association, Inc. members received a patronage capital credit refund during May 2012. The size of the refund corresponded to a combination of the amount of money each member paid...

DATE: June 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Espinoza earns coveted award

DATE: June 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

New ambulance now in use

DATE: June 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Mancos restaurant to feature local cuisine

The new Olio restaurant, on Grand Avenue in Mancos, will have a variety of entrees prepared with locally grown ingredients, and wines to satisfy any palate.Owner Jason Blankenship is also the chef...

DATE: June 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Ag department encourages sunflower producers to vote

Colorado sunflower producers are invited to vote on an amendment to the Sunflower Marketing Order. Currently, the sunflower assessment is set at 3 cents per hundredweight; the proposed new rate...

DATE: June 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Colorado Ag Leadership Program seeks applicants

Applications are now being accepted for Class 11 of the Colorado Agricultural Leadership Program. Farmers, ranchers, growers and individuals working in allied businesses and organizations are...

DATE: June 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Colo. livestock owners warned about virus

New Mexico has reported a second case of vesicular stomatitis (VS) that was confirmed on May 31 near the town of Peralta, just south of Albuquerque. This second case represents a northern movement...

DATE: June 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Farmer shares love of nature

The Mancos Valley in Webber Canyon is home to several farms with extensive gardens. It seems to be a good place to plant food crops and have a beautiful garden! Kellie Pettyjohn, of The Wily...

DATE: June 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Cortez community finds place to raise food

After losing the First United Methodist Church as a place to house its garden, the Cortez Community Garden officially opened Sunday, May 27 at a new location.The Cortez Community Garden’s new...

DATE: June 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Mesa Verde Pottery open

MesaVerde Pottery, located just east of Cortez at 27601 Highway 160, is open for the tourist season.The long-time business was opened more than 25 years ago by Cortez natives U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton...

DATE: May 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business