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Memorial Day services pay tribute

The crack of a rifle salute and the solemn playing of “Taps” on the trumpet announced the beginning of Memorial Day in Cortez and the remembrance of U.S. Armed Service members.More than 100...

DATE: May 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. Bennet hikes Hermosa

DURANGO — Fresh off the campaign trail, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet spent Sunday morning hiking the sunny trails of Hermosa Creek.Members of several local groups including the San Juan Citizens...

DATE: May 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

K9 Search and Rescue keeps busy

Spring 2011 has been a busy time for K9 Search and Rescue Team, based in Dolores. A local search mission, conferences, the usual training, and the Annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser means members...

DATE: May 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Organizers seek volunteers for Dolores River Festival

Volunteers are needed for the 8th Annual Dolores River Festival on Saturday, June 4, at Joe Rowell Park in Dolores. The festival needs volunteers for three-hour shifts beginning at 6 a.m. and...

DATE: May 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest expands campground reservations

The San Juan National Forest has added more of its campgrounds to the list of those where certain campsites can be reserved in advance through the National Recreation Reservation System.McPhee,...

DATE: May 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Enjoy living in a place tourists love

Colorado is a great place to visit. Many people who live out of state spend all year looking forward to a vacation in the Rocky Mountains’ seasons.Summer offers hikes through mountain meadows,...

DATE: May 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Senior Center Menu for June

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1 – Chicken fajitas, seasoned pinto beans, cilantro rice, tossed salad, fresh grapes.FRIDAY, JUNE 3 – BBQ beef brisket, baked beans, potato salad, cantaloupe chunks, oatmeal raisin...

DATE: May 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Shooting sparks unrest

Near the shell of an abandoned mobile home in Towaoc lies a vacant lot overgrown with sagebrush and the gnarled skeletons of dead trees bleached white by the desert sun. Imprinted in the dust are...

DATE: May 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Time to celebrate

DATE: May 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

DAR honors veterans’ graves

Armed with a list of veterans and small American flags, Peggy Scates and June Head braved some very unpredictable weather Tuesday in Dolores to visit rural cemeteries.They stopped at the Old...

DATE: May 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weather service: Watch for high water

The National Weather Service is urging everyone to use caution around rivers, streams, and creeks. Avoid flooded areas and especially stay away from banks along swollen and flooded waterways.Spring...

DATE: May 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Classof2011

Cheers filled Panther Stadium on Thursday night as the Montezuma-Cortez High School Class of 2011 began the slow walk around the track and into their future.Steady winds whipped at tassels and...

DATE: May 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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