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Tipton backs Cut, Cap, Balance

As Congress scrambles for a last-minute resolution to raise the debt ceiling before Tuesday’s loan default deadline, Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., continues to throw his weight behind a Cut, Cap and...

DATE: July 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Region 9’s top 5 list

Faster Internet, more affordable housing, improved health care and education and economic diversity are the top five priorities listed from community members of Region 9 for Gov. John...

DATE: July 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Government studies uranium

DENVER — The federal government is beginning a detailed study of uranium mining in Western Colorado, meeting one of the key demands of environmentalists who had sued over claims of lax oversight by...

DATE: July 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Letters support clean water

DENVER — Fishing and environmental groups are hailing the Environmental Protection Agency’s move to enforce clean water laws in small mountain streams.Environment Colorado delivered more than...

DATE: July 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County Fair Schedule

Saturday, July 30 9 a.m. – Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo Queen Horsemanship Contest, Rodeo Arena; 4-H Archery Shoot, Outdoor RangeNoon – Paint Ball Sign-up1 p.m. – Paint Ball Competition7 p.m. –...

DATE: July 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Post offices might close

Four area post offices will be studied for closure as part of a list of 3,700 post offices released Tuesday.Local post offices up for closure study are in Rico, Mesa Verde, Egnar and Yellow...

DATE: July 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Council spits out tobacco proposal

After a clash of ideologies, the Cortez City Council shut down a draft ordinance establishing a business licensing system for the sale of smokeless tobacco Tuesday. Before the draft ordinance died...

DATE: July 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pigs, rodeos and flying chickens

The Montezuma County Fair kicks off this weekend with a packed schedule promising country fun for everyone in attendance.This year’s fair, with its theme “Living the Country Life,” is designed to...

DATE: July 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Phones ring during debt crisis

On the heels of President Barack Obama’s speech to the nation Monday night regarding the worsening debt-ceiling crisis, Rep. Scott Tipton reached out to his constituents in Colorado’s 3rd...

DATE: July 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County Fair Schedule

Friday, July 297 p.m. – Bares, Broncs and BullsSaturday, July 30 9 a.m. – Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo Queen Horsemanship Contest, Rodeo Arena; 4-H Archery Shoot, Outdoor RangeNoon – Paint Ball...

DATE: July 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

More area post offices face closure

The U.S. Postal Service is studying four area post offices for closure, a USPS spokesperson confirmed Wednesday.Post offices in Rico, Egnar, Yellow Jacket and Mesa Verde are slated for an...

DATE: July 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Council hears candidates for marijuana cmte.

The Cortez City Council interviewed the final three candidates for an ad-hock medical marijuana committee Tuesday.Paul Newcomer told the council he is applying for a position on the board because...

DATE: July 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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