Ag educators attend mid-winter conference

The Agriculture Educator’s Creed states: “I will strive to set before my students by my deeds and actions the highest standards of citizenship for the community, state and nation. I will endeavor...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Consignment 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. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Career skills focus of Stock Show trip

Each year, the Cortez FFA Chapter sells citrus fruits, nuts and trail mixes as a fundraiser to be able to attend the National Western Stock Show (NWSS) in Denver, among other conferences and...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Dolores River Brewery celebrates 10 years

It’s Wednesday at the Dolores River Brewery and that can only mean one thing for owner/brewmaster Mark Youngquist — it’s time to make beer.Brew days are filled with the smell of malted barley, long...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Ribbon cutting

DATE: Feb. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

All hail! Cab service comes to Cortez New business tries to cater to everyone

Rising from the ashes of the out-of-business Save-A-Buck Taxi, Cortez Cab taxi service could be rolling up with a shiny new vehicle to a curb near you.Cortez Cab Owners Ed Gilbert and Yvonne Valdez...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Cortez Chamber expands Ambassador program

The Chamber Ambassador Program is part of the Cortez Area Chamber’s business outreach efforts. Ambassadors help contribute to the overall economic health and growth of the local business community....

DATE: Feb. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Zuma has a new home

Zuma Natural Foods has moved to its new location in Mancos at 171 Railroad Ave. Zuma is open for business while details of the move are still being ironed out.Zuma’s hours will remain the same, and...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Group demands resignation from regulator

DENVER — Environmentalists, led by a Durango group, are calling for the immediate resignation of the state’s top oil and gas regulator.David Neslin, director of the Colorado Oil and Gas...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

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

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

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

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