Green light on solar array

Flowers, herbs and trees aren’t the only beneficiaries of sunny Southwest Colorado days at Cliffrose Garden Center. The installation of a new solar array at the business has changed the appearance...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

A bushel a day

YELLOW JACKET — By the time Tom Hooten opened the gate of the Southwestern Colorado Research Center orchard on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 24, about 300 apple pickers were already armed and...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Leadership Montezuma Class of 2011-2012

DATE: Sept. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

A rose is a rose Desert Rose flower shop calls Karla’s Kitchen new home

Yvonne Lopez lights up when she talks about flowers.They have been her life for eight years. She owns Desert Rose Flowers. Her flowers now have a new location, Karla’s Kitchen.“I just love to make...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Local 4-H members win big at State Fair

Local 4-H members from throughout the county earned the opportunity to send their projects to the Colorado State Fair by being first in their division and age group at the Montezuma County Fair. At...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Colorado Proud

Local agriculture is finding its way onto the plates of students in Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 and the effort is not only benefiting the students, but local growers as well.For the...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Highland art donation

DATE: Sept. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Staying afloat

Have you ever been hiking and come upon a beautiful river and thought to yourself, “I wish I had a raft so I could follow this river for a few miles!”? That’s exactly what Alpacka Rafts makes — a...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

4-H participants win at county fair

Montezuma County Fair results for 4-H participants follow.4-H projects are divided in to junior (8-10 years old), intermediate (11-13), and senior (14-18). There are a few contests that are divided...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Community makes county fair succeed for youths in 4-H

This year’s County Fair was a huge success, thanks to all of the hard work that everyone did. The 4-H members worked hard on their projects all year, so that they could display them at the fair for...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Fruits of labor

Jude Schuenemeyer is a historian. Rather than with pen and paper, though, Schuenemeyer tells the stories of Montezuma County with branches and leaves, apples and peaches. The history Schuenemeyer...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Alzheimer’s Walk sponsors

DATE: Aug. 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business