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Mancos Valley Lions Club is named Citizen of the Year

For the second year in a row, the Citizen of the Year Award couldn’t be bestowed on just one person. At a ceremony on Thursday, the fire chief presented The Mancos Valley Lions Club with the...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Science building falls

DATE: Feb. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flipping out

DATE: Feb. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

State yanks Red Arrow’s permit

DENVER – State regulators revoked Red Arrow Gold Corp.’s mining permit Wednesday after the company failed to follow orders to clean up an illegal, mercury-tainted mill just outside Mancos. Red...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Re-1 faces worst-case shortfall of $750,000

The Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 school district may face a budget deficit of up to $750,000 this year, potentially eating into the district’s savings for a fifth consecutive year. “The budget is not in...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter bodes well for McPhee Reservoir

The news for McPhee reservoir is better than last year for farmers, but again looks grim for a whitewater release for boaters below the dam. An improving winter has put snowpack for the Dolores...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man gets probation in purse snatching

On Tuesday, a Cortez man was placed on 12 months of supervised probation in connection to a purse snatching. District Attorney Will Furse said Terry Emmons, 28, was walking inside Wal-mart for a...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service seeks rural schools proposals

Proposals are now being accepted for consideration by the San Juan National Forest Secure Rural Schools Title II Resource Advisory Committee (RAC). Proposals must benefit lands and resources of the...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County toughens floodplain rules

New floodplain regulations were implemented in Montezuma County Jan. 13 to comply with higher standards established by the Colorado Water Conservation Board. Colorado adopted rules to provide...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bill giving raises to Dolores officials advances

DENVER – Dolores County officials would get a pay raise through a bill that advanced at the Legislature on Wednesday. Under House Bill 1223, the county clerk, assessor and commissioners would see...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Guest column Trails and roads planning in the Rico-West Dolores area

The Dolores Ranger District will be unveiling a new approach this spring in our planning efforts to determine the best mix of recreational uses of roads and trails in the Rico-West Dolores Area. ...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Guest column Protecting McPhee is goal of water managers

There is a lot going on these days that could affect the Dolores Project and many recent events have received newspaper coverage. This column is intended to put these events into a broader context...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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