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Tribal College Journal partners with national film festival

The Mancos-based Tribal College Journal is shining a spotlight on Native American filmmakers by again partnering with the Pocahontas Reframed Storytellers Film Festival. Tribal College Journal is...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board tables calendar approval

The Dolores school board debated the school calendar at length Feb. 13, then tabled a decision until community input could be gathered. The board approved a three-year calendar last year , but it...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mercy pulls away from alliance; Southwest Health looks to Grand Junction

Durango-area residents demonstrated outside the front doors of Mercy Regional Medical Center on Tuesday as the CEO of Centura Health, Mercy’s parent company, met with hospital executives,...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Goodell creates artwork for upcoming Mancos opera

In honor of the “The Blacksmith” opera’s run at the Mancos Opera House this spring, artist Brad Goodell has created a fine art print of – you guessed it – a blacksmith. This is the first opera to...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango postal worker caught on video throwing mail from vehicle

Sometimes U.S. Postal Service mail makes it into the mailbox. Other times, the ground nearby seems close enough. The Postal Service is investigating an employee after a Durango-area resident...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2020 | UPDATED: 21 hours 11 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Review Author finds ‘hope in the high country’

Pam Houston’s newest book, “Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country,” is a magical blend of essays that are somehow both memoir and autobiography. She manages to beautifully marry her life...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Living

Consultations about produce safety available March

The Journal The Produce Safety Collaborative will offer individual consultations from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 23 at the Mancos Community Center. Appointments will be available for produce safety...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2020 | UPDATED: 22 hours 41 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango ‘Lego Bomber’ will exhibit work at Carbondale sculpture show

Is Sam Bridgham, the beloved, anarchy-inclined, “Lego Bomber” of Durango, getting more respectable by the day? “Respectable? I would say it’s the other way around. I’ve always been respectable....

DATE: Feb. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Yale study puts Americans’ perspectives on food, environment to the test

Research from Yale University says more than half of Americans are willing to eat more plant-based foods, but 4 in 10 still don’t see how plant-based diets reduce environmental impacts. Locally,...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Award-winning Lizardhead Cyclery closes in Dolores

The iconic lizard sculpture made of bike parts in Dolores has pedaled into the sunset. After eight years in business, Lizardhead Cyclery in Dolores has closed its doors, said owner Nicholas Tyson...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores to host forum on marijuana, OHV questions

On March 2, the town of Dolores will host a public forum on the ballot questions of retail marijuana shops in town and off-highway vehicle on city streets. It’s 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Dolores...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico State Police Officer kills suspect in chase

DEMING, N.M. – A New Mexico State Police officer fatally shot a man who fired at police at the end of a chase, authorities said. The incident started at 4:15 p.m. Saturday when Deming police, with...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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