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County hears offer to continue funding CSU Extension

Montezuma County commissioners are reconsidering their preliminary decision to defund the Colorado State University Extension office, which includes the popular 4-H program. The commissioners said...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 minute ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheriff Blotter

Tuesday, Oct. 10 5:34 p.m. : A woman at a residence in the 35400 block of County Road P.4 was cited for possessing an uncontrolled dog after a man complained that three dogs had clawed at his car...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two investigated after pot is found in traffic stop

Two men face a federal investigation after they were pulled over near Towaoc on Oct. 10 with a large amount of commercial marijuana in their vehicle. Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office deputies...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 hours 19 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez named one of the ‘most beautiful places’

In an article on Flights.com, Cortez was named one of “The 10 Most Beautiful Places You Have to See in Person.” Resorts, churches and trails from Connecticut to California were named on the list....

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fashion show to benefit cancer patients

Love on a Hanger will host its seventh annual “Pretty in Pink” fashion show on Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Four Seasons Greenhouse and Nursery. Tickets start at $20 for general admission and $30 for...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | UPDATED: 11 hours 44 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez homicide suspect ruled incompetent to stand trial

A Cortez man suspected of murder was ruled incompetent to participate in his own defense during a competency hearing on Tuesday. Jeremiah Damron was arrested on June 20 on suspicion of homicide...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

National Park Service survey finds widespread harassment

Nearly 40 percent of National Park Service employees experienced some form of harassment over a 12-month period, according to long-awaited survey results released by the agency. The survey assessed...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | UPDATED: 11 hours 38 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Food hub sets its sights on Southwest Colorado

More locally harvested produce could make it onto plates across La Plata County next fall through a new food hub. The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently granted the Durango Regional Food...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fundraiser to help Chicken Creek Nordic grooming

The Mancos Brewing Co., 484 E. Frontage Road, is hosting an all-ages fundraiser for the Chicken Creek Nordic Ski Area on Oct. 21 starting at 4 p.m. “Dance to the Snow Gods” will feature live music...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores students gain skills in restaurant business

Dolores third-graders served up Mexican, Italian and Indian food during a restaurant project held at the Dolores River Campground on Oct. 11-12. At the campground’s lodge, students bustled about...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores candidates talk about decision-making

Seven candidates are running for two open seats on the Dolores School Board. They are Sandra Corbitt, Rebecca Frasier, Lisa Holz, Casey McClellan, Kay Phelps, Eugene Reininger III, and Jerry...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

EPA updates on its work since Silverton Superfund declared

SILVERTON – It’s been more than a year since the Superfund site near Silverton was formally declared, and while the cleanup is expected to take years, Environmental Protection Agency officials...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News