Street sign wording a key to safety

DENVER - Misunderstandings on the road between cyclists and motorists can be deadly. But a simple change in the wording of traffic signs could help clarify how drivers and bicyclists should safely...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Faces in the Crowd: The Archer

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DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

80 Years Ago

McDaniel Bros. to Be Tried, Telluride Soon The jury in the case of the McDaniel brothers trial in Durango this week found the defendants guilty of murder and recommended life imprisonment for them...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

40 Years Ago

Bears Play Cortez Saturday; Dropped by Nucla 26-2 The gridiron gang from Dolores will be facing a Cortez JV team on the home field this Saturday, Sep. 13 at 7:30 p.m. in what will probably be one...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Food Market, Elks team up for food backpacks for vets

The Cortez Elks Lodge and Dolores Food Market have stepped up to help disabled veterans who need food and basic supplies. A $2,000 Beacon grant from the National Elks Foundation enables the local...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Sponsors help make Celebrate Humanity event a success

Habitat For Humanity of Montezuma County held a wonderfully attended Celebrate Habitat event on Aug. 20 at the Cortez Conference Center. We want to publicly thank those who made the gathering a...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Community Calendar

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DATE: Sept. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

80 Years Ago

Local Men Win Labor Day Drilling Contest, Silverton Oscar Pritchett and Ross Thomas went up to Silverton Monday and showed the hard rock miners of that place how drilling is done over on the...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Faces in the Crowd: Mr. Banjo

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DATE: Sept. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

40 Years Ago

Jerry Dexel Named to Town Board Jerry Dexel was appointed as a new town trustee at the regular meeting of the town fathers Monday night to replace Don Noland whose resignation was accepted...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Mesa Verde Back Country Horsemen postpone ACTHA event

The Mesa Verde Back Country Horsemen would like to thank everyone who has supported our sponsorship of the ACTHA event, to be hosted in September at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. Unfortunately,...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Community Calendar

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DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living