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Electra Lake to open Saturday with restrictions on watercraft

Electra Sporting Club and the Public Service Co. of Colorado recently announced that Electra Lake will open for public recreation Saturday, for Memorial Day weekend, with specific restrictions to...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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How it happened: The firefight at Western Excelsior

Fire officials and dispatches paint a picture of a fast and intense fire at the Western Excelsior plant that smoldered unnoticed in an attic, overwhelmed first responders and strained water...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Future of Western Excelsior’s Mancos mill is unclear

The future of Western Excelsior’s Mancos facility is still undecided, according to plant manager Keith Van Pelt. Company representatives are still considering the investigation and working with the...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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New Colorado law has unaffiliated voters concerned over privacy

DENVER – A pair of organizations which represent independent voters that sought a veto of a bill designed to codify Propositions 107 and 108, which were approved by voters in November, say they’re...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Letter calls for ethics investigation of Sen. Don Coram

DENVER – State Sen. Don Coram, R-Montrose, is getting some heat for a bill he carried during the 2017 legislative session because of a perceived conflict of interest. Senate Bill 117, which...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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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