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Motion to remove Hunter from board fails

A letter to the editor written by Tim Hunter criticizing Montezuma County Commissioner’s decision to grant a land-use code variance for an illegal deck on the Dolores River was sharply denounced by...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service bans exploding targets

DENVER – The U.S. Forest Service announced a ban on exploding targets Monday, citing them as a major cause of wildfires. Target shooters who use exploding targets have ignited 16 wildfires since...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheriff Blotter

Monday, July 22 A man came to the front lobby of the sheriff’s office to report missing items from his home. He said he was renting to a man who had passed away several months ago. The renter had...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Petition for school tax hike turned in

DENVER – Supporters of higher funding for schools turned in petition signatures Monday to ask Colorado voters to raise their own income taxes this November. The more than 160,000 signatures they...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jewels of the sky

DATE: Aug. 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheriff Blotter

Monday, July 15 Dispatch received a call about vandalism. A post with three mailboxes on it and a fence post were damaged. On the ground there were black chips of paint where the post had been hit....

DATE: Aug. 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

GOP donors push for immigration reform

DENVER (AP) — Seven big Republican donors from Colorado are among the hundreds of leading business groups and GOP donors that have called for action on immigration legislation. The Colorado names...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

The country life

The annual fair represents the core of this traditional Western Slope community. We’re not Durango-Telluride trend setters, we’re not Denver-Boulder city slickers, we’re Montezuma County,...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pet of the Week

DATE: Aug. 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Variety at the Fair

The events for this year’s fair theme — An American Tradition — are just that, but the schedule also includes some unusual activities. FRIDAY HIGHLIGHTS 11:30 a.m. — Chicken Flying Contest, Main...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police Blotter

Thursday, July 25 A woman reported that she was being harassed. The woman said that a man had been following her around town and texting her phone. She said that she has already changed her number...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Journal’s parent firm hires new CEO

Ballantine Communications Inc.’s new chief executive officer will focus his efforts on creating new revenue streams, garnering new audiences and expanding the company’s reach beyond its current...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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