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Invasive plant spreads in Utah’s wetlands

In the summer of 2012, before Christine Rohal applied herbicide to her study plots in the wetlands hugging the edges of Utah’s Great Salt Lake, she trudged through each one of them on foot. She was...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Cortez council OKs $200,000 restrooms at Centennial Park

The Cortez City Council approved a bid on Tuesday for the construction of new restrooms at Centennial Park, to replace the current 30-year-old building. Parks and Recreation Director Dean Palmquist...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Montezuma Valley Irrigation restricts county access to water

The Montezuma Valley Irrigation Co. has again tightened control of its water resources, telling the county road department that it will face theft charges if it draws its share of the water from an...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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SCCC expands nursing programs, partners with CU

Southwest Colorado Community College announced Wednesday that it will expand its nursing programs and offer bachelor’s degrees in nursing through the University of Colorado.“We’re excited for this...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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New storm on track to reach Southwest Colorado on Thursday

A winter storm remains on track to hit eastern Utah and western Colorado Thursday night through Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service.Snow levels are expected to drop to...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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U.S. 160 rollover crash injures two east of Mancos

A rollover crash a few miles east of the La Plata-Montezuma county line on U.S. Highway 160 sent two people to Mercy Medical Center in Durango on Tuesday afternoon, Colorado State Patrol Trooper...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Bridge shelter could get new, two-story building

About two months after learning that their current location was up for sale, the leaders of the Bridge Emergency Shelter now have a plan for a new building. According to a press release sent out on...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

Dolores kindergarten registration is set for April 4

Registration for kindergarten at Dolores Schools for the 2017-18 school year will be on April 4 from noon to 6 p.m. at the school, located on the corner of 12th Street and Hillside Drive. Bring a...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Dolores to open infant-toddler center

The Dolores School District will add infants and toddlers to its student body beginning next school year. The preschool was awarded $25,000 in grants from the Buell Foundation and the Colorado...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Expert on bullying to speak at Dolores High School

Dolores Schools presents “Parenting with Wit and Wisdom” by best-selling author and speaker Barbara Coloroso on April 11 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the main high school gym. Coloroso is an expert...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Eight are sentenced in Montezuma County Court

Eight people were sentenced in Montezuma County Court before Judge JenniLynn Lawrence this week in connection with domestic violence and alcohol-related driving offenses. On Monday, Chad Pearce was...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

Daniels Foundation awards $40,000 to PCC Foundation

The Journal The Pueblo Community College Foundation will receive $40,000 over the next two years from the Daniels Foundation Boundless Opportunity Scholarship to provide financial assistance to PCC...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news