Testing process streamlined for Commercial Pesticide Applicators

The Colorado Department of Agriculture has announced a new testing feature in Cortez to assist those taking CDA’s Commercial Pesticide Applicator examinations.“This new feature allows Coloradans to...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

NAP closing dates for fall seeded crops approaches

Montezuma County Farm Service Agency is currently accepting applications for 2013 Non-insured Assistance Program (NAP) coverage for fall seeded crops.In order to be eligible for disaster assistance...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Nathaniel’s Hats ready to move

Nate Funmaker, owner of Nathaniel’s Hats on Grand Avenue, will be moving his store location to the two-story location on Mesa Street, across from the Mancos Inn. He hopes to be in his new location...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Time for barbecue

Something was missing from Cortez. Along Main Street, a slew of restaurants could be found highlighting various cultural foods. Hungry townsfolk and tourists have been satisfied. Yet, something was...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Voters asked to modify hiring practices

Gov. John Hickenlooper led the charge to get Amendment S on the ballot as part of his plan to change the way the state hires and fires people.To many voters, the amendment will seem like small and...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Program pays for lost weight

Thousands of Coloradans are being paid to lose weight in a free program open to anyone in the state.The payments of $15 to $150 have persuaded about 23,000 residents to sign up for the program...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Mancos residents can ‘mob’ these stores

A “cash mob” experience is being tried by the Mancos Chamber of Commerce as an idea to get folks to “buy local”. Once a month, the chamber will pick a member to benefit from a cash mob. (The places...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Marijuana: To legalize or not?

Several years into Colorado’s experiment with legalized medical marijuana, advocates of the drug want to decriminalize its use for everyone, regardless of health conditions.Amendment 64 seeks to...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Southwest Health System announces new board member

Thomas O’Hara recently joined the board of directors at Southwest Health System, Inc., a non-profit organization. The all-volunteer board directs the management of Southwest Memorial and its...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Grand opening

DATE: Sept. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Carhof Grant for Habitat

DATE: Sept. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Big future for Chimney Rock?

Visitors to the Chimney Rock Archaeological Area find a landscape of stark, silent beauty. They find a place to contemplate the ancient past and to ask questions that may never be answered. Chimney...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business