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DWCD buys into hydropower study

The Dolores Water Conservancy District took a small step this month toward determining whether a large hydroelectric plant could be built at Plateau Creek, a tributary of McPhee Reservoir.The...

DATE: May 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Senator: Buy air tankers quickly

DENVER - A state senator continues to look for $17 million for his idea to buy an airborne firefighting fleet, but his allies doubt they can secure the money by next Wednesday, when the Legislature...

DATE: May 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire on the Mountain

Menefee Mountain, Colo. - Piles of coal left over from historical mines are burning here, ignited by last summer's Weber Fire that torched 10,000 acres of forest southeast of Mancos.Investigators...

DATE: May 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stepping up

DATE: May 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

A brighter Education Center

DATE: May 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kidfest

DATE: May 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kinder Morgan to expand plant near Yellow Jacket

Kinder Morgan, the energy giant that supplies about 40 percent of Montezuma County's tax revenue, is moving ahead with plans to expand its compressor plant west of Lewis. Without the expansion, the...

DATE: May 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Beautifying a brown town

Motorists and pedestrians traveling up and down South Broadway are greeted by a concrete jungle - asphalt, sidewalks, paved medians, with little vegetation in sight. By late summer, however,...

DATE: May 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

House sends pot tax to state Senate

DENVER - Now that marijuana possession is legal in Colorado, the decision over how to tax it is falling into familiar patterns.The House on Tuesday voted along party lines, 37 Democrats to 27...

DATE: May 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

State's farmers hope feds will legalize hemp crops

DENVER - Voter approval of legalized marijuana last November caused a national celebration among pot aficionados, but it is also drawing an enthusiastic reaction from Colorado farm country.That's...

DATE: May 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gas break shuts down Main

Main Street traffic was rerouted for about 90 minutes Tuesday afternoon after a gas line snapped at the Holiday Inn Express.No injuries were reported, and the hotel was not evacuated. The break...

DATE: May 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pet of the week

DATE: May 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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