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Forest Service seeks rural schools proposals

Proposals are now being accepted for consideration by the San Juan National Forest Secure Rural Schools Title II Resource Advisory Committee (RAC). Proposals must benefit lands and resources of the...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County toughens floodplain rules

New floodplain regulations were implemented in Montezuma County Jan. 13 to comply with higher standards established by the Colorado Water Conservation Board. Colorado adopted rules to provide...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bill giving raises to Dolores officials advances

DENVER – Dolores County officials would get a pay raise through a bill that advanced at the Legislature on Wednesday. Under House Bill 1223, the county clerk, assessor and commissioners would see...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Guest column Trails and roads planning in the Rico-West Dolores area

The Dolores Ranger District will be unveiling a new approach this spring in our planning efforts to determine the best mix of recreational uses of roads and trails in the Rico-West Dolores Area. ...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Guest column Protecting McPhee is goal of water managers

There is a lot going on these days that could affect the Dolores Project and many recent events have received newspaper coverage. This column is intended to put these events into a broader context...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bike shop earns national acclaim for service

Lizardhead Cyclery in Dolores has been named one of the best bicycle shops in the nation by Adventure Cycling magazine. Owner Nicholas Tyson Jones was awarded the 2013 Braxton Bicycle Shop Award by...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge rejects Cronk’s plea agreement

District Court Judge Todd Plewe rejected a proposed plea deal Thursday for former Montezuma County Undersheriff Robin Cronk. Plewe turned down the agreement late Thursday, Feb. 20, because a lack...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

HerStory making appearance

HerStory, by Midge Kirk, which highlights the vital role played by women in history, will be at the Cortez Cultural Center, 25 N. Market St., on March 4. Cost is $5 for members and $7 for...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Parents turn down $100M settlement

Since Erika Langhart died at age 24 after two heart attacks in 2011, her parents Karen and Rick Langhart have fought to have the product that they say killed her – NuvaRing – taken off the market....

DATE: Feb. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gold medal event Award-winning pianist Charlie Albright coming to Cortez for a can’t-miss opportunity to behold a true musical virtuosity

By Wendy Watkins For The Cortez Journal Halfpipe tricks, bobsled chutes, luge tracks, slalom and slopestyle, double axel quads, speed skating, mogul runs, aerial twists, biathlons. These have all...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores River Festival hires promoter

Elaine Chick, Miss Sophia Peace Center and promoter extraordinaire, is the new director for the 2014 Dolores River Festival, scheduled to take place June. 7. This will be the 11th year for the...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vet rides through obstacle of injury

A war veteran with a hard-core attitude rode into Dolores Tuesday, and his story captured the hearts of a group of fellow veterans and locals who met him at the Rio Grande Southern Bed and...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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