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County commissioners will consider zoning request

Montezuma County commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. Monday, March 28, at 109 W. Main St., Room 306, in Cortez.At 9:05 a.m., commissioners will hear the weekly road department report.At 10 a.m., the...

DATE: March 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Marijuana rules may change

Durango medical marijuana rules are likely to change numerous times in the months and years ahead to address local issues and state-level decisions.That was the message La Plata County...

DATE: March 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge hears Fulbright case

The case of a local man accused of leading authorities on a cross-county pursuit was bound over on all counts to the 22nd Judicial District Court following oral arguments in a preliminary hearing...

DATE: March 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wounded suspect goes to jail

A man shot by local law enforcement March 19 is returning to Montezuma County after being treated for injuries in a Denver Hospital. Zachary Sullivan, 31, is being released to the custody of the...

DATE: March 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Growers hear about hops

With an ever-expanding interest in home and local brews, the consumption of beer has become more of an art than a pastime. And as the number of breweries in Colorado expands, so does the need for...

DATE: March 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Youths ask city to snuff tobacco

Under a naked florescent light in the shadowy basement of a government building, a young woman in a brown trench coat slammed a folder down on the table.“A crime has taken place,” she said. “Do you...

DATE: March 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gov builds economy

Gov. John Hickenlooper and staff are building an economic development plan from the bottom up to help plan for economic revival county by county in Colorado. Montezuma County residents and...

DATE: March 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

DARE, groups tackle huffing

These days, there is a lot more for kids to “Just Say No” to than marijuana and cigarettes.Joining the ever-growing list of mind-altering chemicals worthy of an anti-drug campaign are some...

DATE: March 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Panel explores issues at Four States Ag Expo

Topics include water laws, use of public lands

DATE: March 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crowd sees expo

The 29th Annual Four States Agriculture Exposition wrapped up Sunday afternoon, leaving organizers and vendors to reflect on the success of this season and prepare for the 30th anniversary event...

DATE: March 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Court sentences teenager for gun

A 15-year-old male from Cortez was sentenced to two years of intensive supervised probation after pleading guilty to possession of a handgun pertaining to an incident in January where he and...

DATE: March 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officers shoot suspect in Cortez

A man shot during an incident with law enforcement officers Saturday in Cortez was scheduled for surgery Monday at a Denver hospital.Two Montezuma County law enforcement officials were involved in...

DATE: March 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News