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Coal mine looks to grow

The King Coal II mine's looming metal conveyor belts, silos and stacker towers are visible only briefly from the dirt road that winds through the desert hills and fertile pastures of Hay Gulch....

DATE: Nov. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Horse training

DATE: Nov. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

City drafts economic development incentives

The Cortez City Council moved forward with a resolution to provide economic development incentives by authorizing the partial rebates of sales tax revenues, use of tax and building permit fees and...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Character Council targets local youth

Organization looks to shape the future

DATE: Nov. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Topsy turvey

DATE: Nov. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sunset hunt

DATE: Nov. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Council promotes good character through writing

This past June, the Four Corners Character Council recognized two high school students for their participation in the annual Teammates essay contest. The contest was promoted by the FCCC and the...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Charter school idea dies

The Mesa Verde Steam Academy Charter School proposal died Tuesday night at the Montezuma-Cortez School Board Re-1 meeting.Some of the ideas brought forward by charter school founder Kay Phelps were...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Annual Thanksgiving dinner coming together

What does 27 turkeys, 18 gallons of green beans and 500 servings of dressing have in common? They can all be found on the menu for this year’s Community Thanksgiving Dinner provided by Grace’s Soup...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Burglar busts through wall to rob business

A 28-year-old Bluff, Utah man was arrested Tuesday night, Nov. 7 for breaking into a shooting store and stealing three rifles worth almost $1,200.On Sunday, Nov. 4 at shortly before midnight, the...

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

Ute settlement money a boom to Cortez economy

Millions of dollars flood local economyBy Emery CowanDurango HeraldLino Padilla switched from phone call to phone call, negotiating new car deals by the minute. Outside strands of red white and...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

City looks at median beautification

The Cortez City Council Tuesday night gave direction to the public works department to write a letter to the Colorado Department of Transportation to seek approval to beautify medians for the...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News