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Learning to mow

DATE: Aug. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gas prices heading up

Gas prices in Colorado could rise as much as 10 cents a gallon through Labor Day, according to a AAA Colorado spokesperson. Wave Dreher gave the estimate Thursday, but added that Colorado’s prices...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rico hosts town hall with Sen. Mark Udall

Colorado Senator Mark Udall will host a town hall in Rico on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 12:30 p.m. The town hall is open to the public. Join Sen. Udall at Rico Town Hall, 2 Commercial St.

DATE: Aug. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Purple poll shows it’s a close race

Editor’s note: This is the Journal’s weekly roundup of campaign news.Republican Mitt Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan as his running mate gave the ticket a bump, but “not a game change,” according to a...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pro cycling coming Monday

Mancos, Dolores will see action Journal Staff ReportOver 100 of the world’s best cyclists will ride from Durango through Montezuma County and finish in Telluride on Monday in the first leg of the...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forecast looks good for bike race

The ethereal smoke and haze lingering over Durango will not affect race conditions for the upcoming USA Pro Cycling Challenge, event organizers and public health experts say.Festivities started...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bureau releases July-end status of local reservoirs

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation recently released the July-end status of local reservoirs Jackson Gulch and McPhee. Jackson Gulch reservoir live content stood at 3,914 acrefeet with a 9,948...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bennet visits Durango to thank disabled residents for help

Social Security is celebrating its 77th anniversary this week since President Franklin Roosevelt signed the landmark welfare act into law Aug. 14, 1935.On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet,...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Amber waves of grain

DATE: Aug. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fitness dance

DATE: Aug. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Commission looks into wildfire issues

CONIFER — The view from the ridge top where Ellen Roberts stood Monday showed a landscape of life mixed with death.Lush green grasses and yellow wildflowers jutted out of the ground, which was...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Council gets update from retail association

In a work session on Tuesday night, the Cortez City Council received a presentation from the Cortez Retail Enhancement Association, whose mission is to promote Cortez and its businesses within a...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News