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

Empire Electric wins spotlight award

Empire Electric Association, Inc. recently received recognition in the 2012 “Spotlight on Excellence” national awards program, sponsored by the Council of Rural Electric Communicators and the...

DATE: May 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

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

Cortez Gun Show grows into larger sportsmen's expo

People interested in all-terrain vehicles, campers, paintball, Western art, elkhorn chandeliers, military veterans issues and trucks can draw a target on their calendar for the upcoming Cortez Gun...

DATE: May 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Millworks duo crafts business life in Mancos

During these unsure economic times, La Plata Millworks seems to be doing fine.Kendall Baker and Ed Mooney have been owners of the business on Main Street in Mancos since November 2010, but, they...

DATE: May 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Pamper Your Professional

DATE: May 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Region 9 kicks off Energy Efficiency Loan Fund

The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado has established a regional loan program that provides a pool of funds for businesses wanting to reduce operation costs and resource...

DATE: May 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

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