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Debate smolders over restrictive smoke permits

DENVER — U.S. foresters warned the Colorado health department in March 2011 that its restrictive permits on prescribed burns were increasing the risk of catastrophic wildfires.The warning came a...

DATE: July 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

McPhee has ‘enough water’

Farmers and ranchers will receive full allocations this water season, according to local reservoir and irrigation managers.Careful management of water reserves have left plenty of resources to fill...

DATE: July 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

On the write track for DA?

Though the Republican primary race for the 22nd Judicial District attorney position is still up in the air, awaiting the results of a recount scheduled for Monday, a write-in-candidate has thrown...

DATE: July 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Presidential race getting personal

Editor’s note: This is the Journal’s weekly roundup of campaign news.The race between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney turned personal and got nastier this week. That all came to a screeching...

DATE: July 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cowboy Church Camp

DATE: July 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

DA election recount is on

It’s official: 22nd Judicial District Attorney Russell Wasley has formally requested a recount in the 2012 Republican primary for the DA’s office.Wasley was defeated by challenger Will Furse, a...

DATE: July 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wildlife should be left to live in the wild

Residents asked not to ‘rescue’ baby animals

DATE: July 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hampson murder case postponed two months

A 26-year-old Dolores resident charged with murder had his arraignment postponed for 61 days on Tuesday afternoon to give his defense more time to see the DNA evidence that has yet to be tested....

DATE: July 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

MWCD has salvaged 78-inch pipe for sale

The Mancos Water Conservancy District has salvaged 78-inch pipe for sale.The cost of the pipe, which is Contech Engineered Solutions, LLC, Ultra-Flo galvanized steel pipe, is $31.50 per linear...

DATE: July 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM reduces fire restrictions in five southwestern Colorado counties

The Bureau of Land Management has shifted from Stage II to Stage I fire restrictions on public lands within Montezuma, Dolores, La Plata, Mineral and Archuleta counties. Additionally, fire...

DATE: July 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Asphalt plant OK’d for Mancos

The Montezuma County Commission Monday afternoon unanimously approved two permits needed to construct a temporary asphalt plant near Mancos. The plant that will be used to provide materials for a...

DATE: July 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Keeping Pace in the race for Congress

Campaign funds flow in for challenger, Tipton in high-profile race

DATE: July 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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