Area supports wide variety of 4-H Clubs

There are 12 different 4-H Clubs in Montezuma County. The newest Club is the Alpaca Club in Dolores. It started with a demonstration at the 2009 Montezuma County Fair. Some kids joined Kathie...

DATE: May 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Planting Co-op seeds

A group of Montezuma County producers are working together to turn a community built on agriculture into an agricultural community.Roughly 30 area producers have been meeting together as the Ag...

DATE: May 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Cortez FFA celebrates accomplishments

The National FFA is an organization filled with young men and women striving to be their best and succeed in the agriculture industry. On Tuesday, April 19 the Cortez FFA Chapter had their annual...

DATE: May 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Keesee wins Ford President’s award, will host barbecue

Keesee Motor Co. of Cortez is among an elite group of Ford and Lincoln dealerships to be recognized with the 2010 President’s Award by Ford Motor Co., according to a written statement from Ford....

DATE: May 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Notes from Southwestern Cowbelles April meeting

Southwestern Cowbelles met at the Elks Lodge on Tuesday, April 19. The meeting was called to order by Vice President Mary Ellen McComb at 2 p.m. with 13 members present.The first order of business...

DATE: May 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Rebate program offers reimbursement for gelding of stallions

Fresh Start Horse Rescue is offering a rebate program for the gelding (neutering) of stallions in Southwest Colorado. Residents of Montezuma, La Plata, Archuleta, San Juan, and Dolores Counties are...

DATE: May 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Four States Ag Expo announces changes to Board of Directors

The Four States Ag Expo has announced officers for the 2011-2012 year: President – Dusty Beals, Durango; Vice President – Keith Echols, Cortez; Secretary – LeeAnn Milligan, Cortez; Treasurer –...

DATE: May 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Montezuma Hearing

DATE: April 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Economic leaders gather for conference

DURANGO — The three-day economic development conference hosted in Durango last week was dubbed a success by organizers and attendees alike.“Everyone we’ve worked with, the entire community, worked...

DATE: April 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Taste of China

Ocean Pearl Chinese Restaurant is the newest restaurant in Cortez to help fill hungry bellies. The restaurant opened April 8 at 300 E. Main St., formerly the 7-Eleven convenience store. Owners...

DATE: April 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business in the bag

It shouldn’t be hard to find exactly what you are looking for at the Dolores Food Market, from fresh, local produce to hand trimmed beef, the small, hometown grocery store has it.The store stocks...

DATE: April 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Helping seniors with meals

DATE: April 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business