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Telluride schools, fire department put mill levy on ballot

Telluride schools seek mill levy increase Telluride School District R-1 will ask voters in November to approve a mill levy increase amounting to $11.61 per $100,000 of a property’s assessed value. ...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tribute honors first responders who died in 9/11 attack

Forty local firefighters paid tribute Tuesday to first responders who lost their lives in the 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center Towers in New York 17 years ago. The second annual 9/11...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Town Board considers marijuana sales

The Dolores Town Board is considering the pros and cons of allowing retail marijuana sales. A moratorium on pot sales has been in place since 2014, but it’s set to expire Dec. 31. Two public...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jared Polis fires back at GOP attack over income taxes

U.S. Rep. Jared Polis said Tuesday he will be glad to discuss releasing more of his tax returns once Walker Stapleton, his Republican opponent in the Colorado gubernatorial race, matches the seven...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sign for Mancos Spur spotted at Sharkstooth trailhead

The Mancos Trails Group’s plan to add the spur to the Colorado Trail, including updated trail signs, appears to be making progress. According to the Mancos Trails Group, the U.S. Forest Service has...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stubborn Farm & Burk Beef endures drought

Stubborn Farm & Burk Beef, located west of Mancos, has a straightforward mission. “All we do is raise grass-fed beef. Pretty simple,” said ranch manager Dustin Stein. The ranch has had a stand at...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores social is on Saturday at Flanders Park

Join your friends and meet new town and school officials at the Dolores Meet and Greet With Sweets on Sept. 15 from noon to 5 p.m. at Flanders Park. Drinks and locally made desserts will be for...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Memorial’s cutbacks hit home in Dolores

Cutbacks at Southwest Memorial Hospital in Cortez are having an impact in Dolores. Southwest Health System CEO Tony Sudduth gave a presentation to the Dolores Town Board about the hospital’s...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado’s drought set to be fourth worst on record

This year’s drought is one for the record books – especially for Southwest Colorado. The Colorado water year, which ends Oct. 31, looks to be the fourth-driest on record since the state began...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango train plans to resume full service Sept. 21

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad plans to resume full service from Durango to Silverton on Sept. 21, a spokesman for the train said Tuesday. The D&SNG has been limited to running train...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Candidates for governor clash on plans for rural Colorado

Gubernatorial candidate Walker Stapleton was meeting voters in Greeley, Fort Morgan and Sterling on Monday as his campaign rolled out his Rural Colorado Priorities Plan. The Republican from Denver...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News