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Cortez tables golf ordinance after neighbors protest

The Cortez City Council on Tuesday tabled an ordinance to restrict access to Conquistador Golf Course. One of the last items on the council agenda was the first reading of an ordinance that would...

DATE: July 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Maggie Goodell hired as Mancos Valley Chamber of Commerce administrator

Maggie Goodell has been hired as the new administrator for the Mancos Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center after Marie Chiarizia announced her retirement from the position. Goodell started...

DATE: July 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Police blotter

Sunday, July 16 2:48 a.m. : A man was arrested in the 100 block of North Adams Street on suspicion of false imprisonment, obstructing government operations and domestic violence after a child...

DATE: July 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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New Boggy Draw trails explore landscape

Dolores is famous for its easy-access trails in the adjacent San Juan National Forest, and now there is a plan to add trails and connectors. The proposed Horse Camp, McNeil, String Bean and Nth...

DATE: July 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Montezuma County Fair adds Celtic games and kids’ events

The 2017 Montezuma County Fair starts on Friday, and organizers have added a few new attractions to the schedule. As in past years, more than 200 4-H and Future Farmers of America students will...

DATE: July 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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‘Ancient Voices’ podcast tour available from Mesa Verde Country

About eight months after Mesa Verde Country received a grant to create audio tours of Montezuma County’s historical sites, the first of three is available online . Kelly Kirkpatrick, director of...

DATE: July 26, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 hours 22 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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Return of the native Colorado River cutthroat trout

When all is said and done, the upper reaches of Hermosa Creek, north of Durango, will have the largest continuous stretch of native Colorado River cutthroat trout in the state. “In Colorado, we’ve...

DATE: July 26, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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Redwine ‘difficult’ to prosecute, says former criminal lawyer

Prosecutors have a tough case against Mark Redwine, who is accused of killing his son, a retired Durango defense lawyer told The Durango Herald. The case is loaded with circumstantial evidence that...

DATE: July 26, 2017 | UPDATED: 8 hours 20 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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Arroyo and stream flood advisory in effect near Dove Creek

An arroyo and small stream flood advisory remains in effect until 10 p.m. Tuesday for northwestern Dolores, northwestern San Miguel and northwestern Montezuma counties. Heavy rain due to...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Legislators review changes planned for conservation easement program

DENVER – An audit of the Conservation Easement Tax Credit Program found the Division of Real Estate was failing to meet statutory obligations and was spending money it didn’t have without clearly...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | UPDATED: 23 hours 20 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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Connect for Health make strides to be self-sustaining according to audit

DENVER – An audit of Connect for Health Colorado found the state health care exchange has made strides to become financially self-sufficient since 2014, when it was last audited, but needs to...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | UPDATED: 23 hours 20 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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Sheriff: ‘No stone left unturned’ in Redwine investigation

La Plata County Sheriff Sean Smith said Tuesday afternoon at a news conference about the grand jury indictment of Mark Redwine that “no stone was left unturned” in the investigation of the death of...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News