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Housing grant goes to Ute Mountain Ute tribe

The Ute Mountain Ute Housing Authority will receive $1.347 million in grant funds for housing development, maintenance and operations under the Indian Housing Block Grant, according to a press...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Livestock association plays role in government policy making

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton made a point to praise the Southwestern Colorado Livestock Association at the organization’s annual meeting Saturday night.Tipton said he relies on the SWCLA for input on the...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Time for the Great Bird Backyard Count

Winter is a great time for bird photographers; there are fewer leaves on the trees, and hungry birds flock to eat seed and suet from backyard feeders. During the Great Bird Backyard Count — Friday,...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Federal funds make timely landing

Cortez airport finds support from Colorado lawmakers

DATE: Feb. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Low grades for Cortez schools

Kemper and Manaugh receive low marks from state organization

DATE: Feb. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trouble in the courtroom

A preliminary hearing in the case of a Dolores man charged with child abuse causing death was postponed Wednesday after an apparent failure to disclose information on behalf of the District...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update on billing error

The Cortez City Council is scheduled to receive an update on a billing error regarding the Cortez Sanitation District when it meets for it’s workshop meeting 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, at City Hall, 210...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Santorum shakes up the GOP primary race

DENVER — On Wednesday morning, Feb. 1, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich were just leaving Florida, after Romney bludgeoned Gingrich in the Sunshine State’s primary the previous night.Unnoticed by most...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bill would ease estate tax burden

DENVER — Farmers who inherit land would get a break on their Colorado estate taxes under a bill that advanced Wednesday.But the U.S. Congress might make the bill a moot point before it has a chance...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango lawyer takes on Brown

The Republican caucuses Tuesday night dominated the political news last week.But the race for La Plata’s 59th District seat in the state House of Representatives got more interesting. Durango...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ft. Lewis will host Native AmericanConference

Fort Lewis College in Durango will host the first ever Native American & Indigenous Leadership Conference on Thursday, Feb. 16 in the Student Union Ballroom. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m....

DATE: Feb. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local legislators will discuss issues at public Lowdown

The League of Women Voters of Montezuma County will present a Legislative Lowdown featuring local legislators on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 2 p.m. in the Cortez City Council Chamber at City Hall on Main...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News