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Court: Montezuma County will pay to replace culvert

Montezuma County is responsible for paying to replace a $10,000 culvert under a county road that is relied on by the Montezuma Valley Irrigation Co., according to a June 17 ruling by 22nd Judicial...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hillcrest Golf Club sued over tee box placement

A La Plata County woman hit in the face with a golf ball at Hillcrest Golf Club says the corporation that operates the course acted “heedlessly and recklessly, without regard to consequences or of...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Town Board continues discussing encroachment issues

The Mancos Town Board continued its discussion on the use of encroachment permits and issued a revocable permit for a local resident at its meeting last week. The permit for Brent Schoradt allows...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado man gets life for killing 3 at illegal pot grow

BOULDER – A 26-year-old Colorado man will serve life in prison after being convicted of felony first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of three people at an illegal marijuana grow operation. The...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rico’s Enterprise Bar hosts music festival

Every summer sees thousands of people from the world over converging in Western Colorado for the Telluride Bluegrass Festival. Just down the road, Rico also hosts live shows at the Enterprise Bar &...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

What happens to food grocery stores can’t sell?

Most of the food that ends up in Durango grocery stores is shipped from all over the world. But not all the food makes it to Southwest Colorado unscathed, and stores are often reluctant, or...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

River trip on Animas looks to unite veterans

For many veterans, the camaraderie built in the military is the No. 1 thing missed after transitioning into civilian life. That’s why events like this Saturday’s second annual Veterans Float &...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘This is genocide’: Canada’s inquiry into missing and murdered women

Canada’s just-released national inquiry into thousands of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls calls the crisis “genocide.” The 1,200-page report, titled Reclaiming Power and Place, is...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man sentenced for role in death of 2 girls

A man charged with crimes connected to the death of two children in Norwood in 2017 was sentenced June 4, according to the San Miguel Sheriff’s Office. Ashford Nathaniel Archer was sentenced to...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boys spur search and rescue effort after falling from raft

Search and rescue teams swarmed to the Dolores River south of Rico on Monday evening to search for two boys who had fallen out of a raft in swift water. The teenagers, both 17, were found safe...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 hour 39 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Wood manufacturer announces plan for mill near Dolores

A new wood manufacturing plant is being planned on property southwest of Dolores. Jeff Bunnell, of Iron Wood Group LLC, said the company is refurbishing a warehouse on Road T in Montezuma County...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 hour 54 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain lion strikes a pose in Hermosa resident’s backyard

A young mountain lion found itself at the center of attention earlier this month when it took a break in a Hermosa resident’s backyard. Deedee Courter said a mountain lion had been seen wandering...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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