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Lake Nighthorse rec advances

DURANGO — A plan for recreation at Lake Nighthorse — a long shot two years ago when State Parks said it was too broke to take on the job — is almost done.But boat launching, angling or swimming are...

DATE: April 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Farmers Market hopes to grow this season

As the weather begins to warm and signs of spring appear around Montezuma County, organizers of the Cortez Farmers Market are busy making plans for the 2011 market season.The market will open...

DATE: April 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire destroys posse building

A predawn blaze destroyed the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Posse meeting hall early Saturday.“It’s a great loss for the posse,” said Captain Wanda Martin, posse treasurer. “We lost a lot a lot of...

DATE: April 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Empire plants energy garden

As spring arrives and area residents start to prepare their vegetable gardens for the growing season, a local energy cooperative is planting a very different kind of garden. Construction is...

DATE: April 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Advocates want mustang plan to change

Contraceptive could help herdat Spring Creek

DATE: April 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man shot during police incident faces charges

A man shot by local law enforcement March 19 has been charged with multiple felonies, including attempted murder.Zachary Sullivan, 31, was formally advised of his charges Monday afternoon before...

DATE: April 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Family leaves memorial for victims

DURANGO — Heavy, spring snow was falling Saturday afternoon as the finishing touches were made on a memorial remembering the victims of a horrific car wreck west of Durango.Colorado Springs...

DATE: April 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton joins fight to cut federal budget

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton had a busy week.Besides being entrenched with other House Republicans in a standoff over the federal budget, the Cortez native introduced a small business banking bill,...

DATE: April 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Home

First National Bank President Byron Maynes can travel through time.OK — not exactly. But Maynes can stand beside historic Montezuma County photographs integrated into First National’s wall-mounted...

DATE: April 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Supporters reject recall efforts

While many organizations have formed to attack the government, one Cortez organization has formed to defend it.Support Our Council, or SOC, is a group comprised of embattled city council members,...

DATE: April 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

County invites public to comment on zoning

Officials from the Montezuma County Planning Department hope to gather plenty of public input on the county’s proposed zoning plan at a meeting in Mancos on Tuesday, April 12.The meeting is the...

DATE: April 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Attempted murder case bound over for trial

The case of a local man charged with attempted murder has been bound over to 22nd Judicial District Court, where a judge granted a request for the alleged victims to visit the man in jail.Termain...

DATE: April 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News