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State confirms House Jr. appointment

Colorado Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia today announced the ratification of the appointment of Ernest House Jr. as Executive Secretary for the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs.House brings extensive...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rocky Mountain high stress

Anyone who has spent a winter in western Colorado has been there: wheels spinning on the ice, no visibility past the hood, and miles of 7 percent grades to the bottom of the hill.Jaws clinched....

DATE: Jan. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Paramedic program set to launch

Emergency medical personnel strive to be there for their patients during the worst moments of their lives. Cortez paramedics are now taking on an expanded role in an effort to prevent those moments...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

What happened to winter?

It’s a little backwards this season.Folks are coming from Telluride to Cortez for winter recreation. But 2012 has seen more sun than snow in many parts of Colorado. “The snow is so bad in...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Saddle up for Cowboy Church

In early December 2011, a variety of people, including ranchers, farmers, motorcycle riders and city folk gathered at the Lewis Arriola Community Center to celebrate the area’s second Cowboy Church...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

GOP caucus registration deadline is Monday

Monday is the last day to update your registration as a Republican to vote in the Feb. 7 Republican Caucus. Voters may do so from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Montezuma County Clerk’s Office, 109...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Free legal services clinic on Thursdays

A local attorney will be available on an ongoing basis to answer general questions about the law and court procedures. Questions may be about a variety of subjects such as small claims, divorce and...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde waives winter entrance fees

Mesa Verde National Park will waive entrance fees during the months of January and February, according to a written release from the Park. “With the new recreational opportunities being offered...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local veteran’s assistance group meets monthly

An unofficial veteran’s assistance group will begin meeting in order to assist local veterans in accessing resources available to them. The group will help with disability claims, applications...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Will less quantity lead to more quality?

DENVER — Speaker of the House Frank McNulty has encouraged his House Republicans to limit themselves to three bills in 2012, instead of the typical five.But Southwest Colorado’s representatives are...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez addressing licensing options for dispensaries

The Cortez Medical Marijuana Ad Hoc Committee is weighing the possibility of a local licensing system for medical marijuana dispensaries similar to the current alcohol licensing system — using an...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Caregiver quandary

There’s only one person who knows for sure how many medical marijuana caregivers there are in Montezuma County.There’s only one person who knows who they are, and where they operate. But that...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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