30 years and counting for the Ponderosa

Now that February 14 has arrived, Deanna Truelsen knows there are a few things that need to be done.First off, Truelsen usually rolls out a batch of homemade cookies to celebrate the holiday, but...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Montezuma County Fair Carcass Contest winners

The Montezuma County Colorado State University Extension Office would like to congratulate Jaycee Gallaher for having the Grand Champion Carcass Beef at the 2011 Montezuma County Fair....

DATE: Feb. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Beef Cattle Symposium coming Feb. 15

The 29th annual San Juan Basin Extension Beef Cattle Symposium will be held Feb. 15 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds, east of Cortez. The San Juan Basin Extension Beef...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Consignment tack sale at La Plata County Fairgrounds

The Four Corners Back Country Horsemen (4CBCH) will host the 16th annual Consignment Tack and Equipment Sale on April 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the La Plata County Fairgrounds in Durango. The...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Dolores State Bank donates land for community center

The Dolores State Bank recently donated land to the Lewis Arriola Community Center.Bank officials gathered Wednesday with members of the Community Center to sign the paperwork that would give the...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Baker Sanitation rolls out commercial recycling program

Baker Sanitation Incorporated (BSI) has begun offering corrugated cardboard recycling services to its commercial customers and is providing recycling containers to customers to collect and divert...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Chamber of Commerce holds Business After Hours

The next Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours, hosted by the Cortez Cultural Center, 25 N. Market Street, will be on Thursday, Feb. 9 from 5 to 7 p.m.Business After Hours events...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Farm work too dangerous for youths?

WASHINGTON — Farmers and congressmen Thursday advocated to protect the right of young people to work in agriculture after the Department of Labor released proposed rules that would restrict such...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Spotted a spotted horse

DATE: Feb. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

USDA invites Ag producers to apply for program

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA is seeking applications to provide assistance to agricultural producers and rural small businesses to complete a variety of energy...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Award-winning farm

The Ute Mountain Farm and Ranch in Towaoc gained national recognition during the recent National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) National Corn Yield Contest. The farm claimed a third place in the...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Agricultural energy workshop set for Feb. 6

An agricultural energy workshop will be held on Feb. 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lewis-Arriola Community Center, presented by the Colorado State University, Montezuma and Dolores County...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture