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Committee flushes toilet bill

DENVER — Bipartisanship stops at the bathroom door for legislators on a special water committee.The panel shot down two bills Tuesday that sought water savings from toilets. Republicans expressed...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton sets Pace with funds

Incumbent Rep. Scott Tipton topped Democratic challenger Sal Pace in fundraising during the late summer.Tipton, R-Cortez, raised $304,000 in the July-September quarter, leaving him with $511,000 in...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge postpones Choi case

The case of a California man accused of causing an Aug. 5 accident that killed a motorcyclist was postponed Tuesday in the hopes that the prosecution and defense could reach an agreement....

DATE: Oct. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fulbright enters guilty plea

Edwin Scott Fulbright, 41, pleaded guilty to several felonies Wednesday morning related to the theft of a new truck and a subsequent high-speed pursuit with authorities across Montezuma...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

City budget survives economy

A 2012 preliminary budget released this week indicates economic doldrums have slowed, but not stopped, improvements to the city of Cortez.“The first thing we want to be able to do in this economy...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Region in ‘good shape’ when it comes to water

Despite erratic precipitation over the year, most area water users were not left high and dry.They will likely have water again next year, according to officials with the Dolores Water Conservancy...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bureau releases Sept.-end status of local reservoirs

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation released the September-end status of local reservoirs Jackson Gulch and McPhee.Jackson Gulch reservoir live content stood at 3,938 acre-feet with a 9,977 acre-feet...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

A ‘historic’ pact with Colorado

The Ute Mountain Ute Indian Tribe’s Historic Preservation Office recently signed its first contract with Colorado’s historic preservation office, officials announced this week.Ed Nichols, state...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

New alternative for Boggy-Glade Travel Management Plan

After receiving additional public input, the Dolores Public Lands Office has developed a new Preferred Alternative and added new information on social and economic impacts to communities, a review...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Elk roundup

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flying to the rescue

While the average American spent the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2011, terror attacks going about life as usual or thinking about how American life has changed since, Air Force Maj. Parkin...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton prefers new redistricting plan

DENVER — Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, testified in court Monday that he prefers a new Congressional district drawn by Club 20, the Western Slope lobbying group, to ones drawn by Democrats or...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News