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Photo: Exotic petting zoo visits Cortez

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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McPhee managers restrict boating access points

McPhee Reservoir managers expect big crowds this Memorial Day weekend at the lake remind boaters that the Dolores Water Conservancy District and Bureau of Reclamation are restricting access to...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Memorial Day events honor veterans

Several local events will honor veterans this weekend for Memorial Day. In Mancos, people are invited to meet Sunday at noon at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5231, 136 W. Grand Ave. Veterans...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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City employees face higher deductible for insurance

During its meeting on Tuesday, the Cortez City Council approved a new employee health insurance plan with higher upfront costs, which they hope will save money in the long run.Human resources...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Ceramic artist Bachmeier speaking at Mesa Verde

Ceramics artist Brad Bachmeier will discuss his approach to ceramic arts and show examples of his work Friday at 7 p.m. at the Far View Lodge Library at Mesa Verde National Park. The event is free...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez students dedicate project to Dale Claxton

This month marks 19 years since Cortez Police Officer Dale Claxton was killed in the line of duty, and Cortez Middle School eighth-graders decided to dedicate the school’s first Legacy Project to...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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ATF, accelerant-sniffing dog assist in Durango fire investigation

The investigation into the cause of a fire that engulfed 1111 Camino del Rio just before midnight Sunday was ongoing Tuesday. “It’s a huge scene to process,” said Deputy Chief Randy Black with the...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Congressmen: Canyons of the Ancients needs no changes

DENVER – Republican Congressmen Scott Tipton and Cory Gardner cleared up confusion over where they stand in regards to the protection of Canyons of Ancients National Monument Tuesday with a letter...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Library hosts history of Dolores River

The Journal On June 6 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. historian Tom Hayden will give a presentation on the history of the Dolores River. Hayden is a retired educator and a volunteer at the Anasazi...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Town, water company work on right-of-way

The Journal The Montezuma Water Co. is working with the town of Dolores to create an encroachment permit for the company’s building at 209 Central Ave. The building is partly within the town’s...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Library, brewery host trivia night at pub

The Journal The Dolores Public Library and Dolores River Brewery are hosting “Trivia Night at the Pub,” every Tuesday in June at 6 p.m. Show up around 5:30 pm at the brewery, 100 N. 4th St., to...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News