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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

Lawsuit filed by residents, businesses against train for 416 Fire

More than a half dozen residents and businesses have filed a lawsuit against the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad accusing it of starting the 416 Fire that scorched 54,129 acres of mostly...

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

Oil painter Seda is next Mesa Verde artist-in-residence

Studio and impressionist painter Jany Rae Seda of Boise, Idaho, will be Mesa Verde’s next artist-in-residence from Sept. 17-29, and will offer two programs. “Explore Mesa Verde with a Sketchbook”...

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

Montezuma County courthouse wins statewide design award

The American Institute of Architects Colorado honored the architects behind the Montezuma County Combined Courts with a statewide award on Sept. 7. Peer-reviewed and judged by architects in...

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

Jail inmates fill sandbags to help prevent flooding below 416 Fire burn area

Inmates at the La Plata County Jail are assisting in a new service to help bring sandbags to residents whose homes are at risk of flooding from heavy rains on the 416 Fire burn scar. La Plata...

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

Baby delivered after New Mexico bus-truck crash dies

ALBUQUERQUE – One of two babies delivered prematurely after a deadly collision between a semitruck and commercial bus in New Mexico last month has died. University of New Mexico Hospital spokesman...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News