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Joshua Arnold carries on family’s winemaking legacy

“It takes a lot of beer to make wine,” Joshua Arnold said through a broad smile, “and a good scotch helps.” Joshua is the youngest of five siblings and the second generation to take the reins as...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stolen fire equipment worth about $13,000 found near Silverton

Emergency equipment stolen in November from the Silverton-San Juan Fire and Rescue Authority was located this week near the bottom of a steep mountain. “It’s definitely a mystery,” said Mike...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Twelve sophomores inducted into Mancos National Honor Society chapter

Twelve Mancos sophomores were inducted into the Cyril Conway chapter of the National Honor Society on May 14. According to an email Tuesday from faculty adviser Adyan Farrar, students with a...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board talks construction and budget

The Mancos School District Re-6 board on Monday discussed upcoming school construction. The district planned a groundbreaking ceremony for May 24 at 1:30 p.m. Owners representative Monty Guiles...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nature Center at Butler Corner in Dolores prepares for grand opening

Kathie Butler, owner of the Nature Center at Butler Corner, plans to open a visitors center and weaving shop to make her property more guest-friendly. Butler has operated the Nature Center on her...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Five people arrested in Cortez drug ring investigation

Five people were arrested last week on suspicion of drug trafficking in Cortez after a monthslong investigation by multiple law enforcement agencies. Cortez residents Lyndel and Sherri Clark, 64...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 33 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire restrictions will take effect at Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park on Tuesday announced that open fires will be banned throughout the park beginning May 27 because of persistent dry weather. The ban includes all residences in the park,...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 hours 47 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Celebrity engagement has Dolores connection

A Dolores boy who grew up to be a pastor is now engaged to pop singer Michelle Williams from the band Destiny’s Child, according to People Magazine. Chad Johnson, 40, grew up and went to school in...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos caps a successful season at state trournament

After a successful regular season that saw them consistently place well, the Mancos High School boys’ and girls’ track teams performed well at the Colorado High School State Track and Field...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Truck driver dies on Wolf Creek Pass

A 30-year-old truck driver from Florida died last weekend after plunging more than 125 feet off Wolf Creek Pass on U.S. Highway 160. Colorado State Patrol Capt. Adrian Driscoll said the truck, a...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trial postponed for two Durango environmentalists

The trial for two Durango environmentalists that was set to begin Wednesday has been postponed while a Utah state appeals court decides whether to review two petitions that challenge key rulings in...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 12 hours 27 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News