Colorado students vow resistance to Trump’s DACA decision

DENVER – Hundreds of college and high school students demonstrated in downtown Denver, Boulder and elsewhere in Colorado on Tuesday to protest President Donald Trump’s decision to repeal a program...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Secret Canyon fire remains at 115 acres

A wildfire nine miles east of Dove Creek in the Dolores River Canyon remains at 115 acres, the Bureau of Land Management said Tuesday in a news release. The Secret Canyon Fire was started by...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Burst of wind causes power outage, fells trees in Cortez

Some Cortez residents experienced a power outage and falling trees on Labor Day afternoon, thanks to a brief but intense windstorm. Cortez meteorologist Jim Andrus said at least one microburst...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado releases list of businesses that violated wage laws

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment has publicly released for the first time the names of Colorado businesses that were found to violate wage laws since a new law went into effect April...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

The unbelievable bee and its impact on food

To make a prairie it takes clover and one bee. One clover, and a bee, and revery.Emily DickinsonHere’s a question for you: How much honey does one honeybee produce in its lifetime? Think about it...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2017 | COLUMN: Parsnippet

E7 Systems serving new niche: Self-pour beer systems

If you’ve ever squeezed between two people at a bar to order a drink and wished you could just step behind the counter and pour your own, a solution is emerging. E7 Systems , a Durango company,...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Ute Mountain Utes mark end of summer with Bear Dance, powwow

Native Americans gathered in desert plains of White Mesa, Utah, on Labor Day weekend as singers and dancers celebrated the end of summer with bear dances and other time-held traditions.Although the...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hungry for a taste of fall? Plant a fruit tree

A backyard orchard can be a most rewarding and fun gardening project and may be easier than you think, and fall is the perfect time to start. Because the ground is still warm, trees planted now...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Immigrants await Trump decision on protections

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper, state lawmakers and dozens of young immigrants and activists urged President Donald Trump on Friday to keep federal protections for those immigrants whose parents...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge: Colorado sex offender registry unconstitutional

DENVER – Colorado’s sex offender registry is unconstitutional, subjecting offenders to “cruel and unusual punishment” by the public and restrictions on their ability to find work or homes long...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Archaeological Conservancy offers tours of Yellow Jacket ruin

Public tours are being offered of a little-known ancient village at the head of Yellow Jacket Canyon. The Archaeological Conservancy, based in Albuquerque, owns the private Yellow Jacket Pueblo...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

BeLiz MedSpa offers medical spa treatments in Cortez

In a pleasant little house at 9 N. Park St. sits BeLiz MedSpa , a medical spa opened by Becky Oliver and Liz Sellers almost two years ago that offers medical skin care and more. The two are...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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