Colorado transportation funding faces winding road ahead

Colorado’s dance over dollars for transportation didn’t end on Election Day, when voters crushed two ballot questions that could have put billions into roads. Voters, by roughly 20-point margins,...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

19th annual Ski and Sport Swap offers cheap equipment for families

Avid skiers have found deals on new and used equipment at the Dolores Ski and Sport Swap for nearly two decades. That tradition continued on Saturday at the Dolores Community Center. Event founder...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado seat belt use increases to 86 percent

According to a new survey by the Colorado Department of Transportation, seat belt use in Colorado increased by 2.5 percent points in 2018 after three years of decline. CDOT’s 2018 State of Colorado...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter market at Four Seasons enters its sixth year

Three years ago, Vic Vanik was begging vendors to come to the winter market. Now in its sixth year, the winter market at Four Seasons Greenhouse and Nursery boasts 30 permanent merchants and a...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez observes Veterans Day with services, parade

One day after the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Americans observed Veterans Day on Monday with parades and celebrations in honor of those who served in the U.S. military. In Cortez,...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Early-morning snow creates slick conditions for commuters in Durango

A surprise snowstorm that came and went early Monday made for a slick morning commute for many Durango-area drivers, especially on North College Drive where multiple vehicles slid on a sheet of ice...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Veterans Day Parade scheduled for 1 p.m. on Montezuma Avenue

Cortez will celebrate Veterans Day with two annual events on Monday. The Montezuma County Veteran’s Day Parade, sponsored by Ute Mountain American Legion Post 75, kicks off Monday at 1 p.m. on West...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Partners propose lakefront home lots for Totten

Four partners have a plan to subdivide and sell eight lots of lakefront property on Lake Totten to prospective homebuilders. The proposed lots would be the first homes directly on the lakefront....

DATE: Nov. 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado’s election brought a wave of women

Women turned out in force in Colorado on Election Day, casting 110,000 more ballots than men, based on unofficial results Friday. But it was primarily Democratic women who won the day: They...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

The allure and danger of old mines across the West

EUREKA, Utah – Underneath the mountains and deserts of the U.S. West lie hundreds of thousands of abandoned mines, an underground world that can hold serious danger and unexpected wonder. They are...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jared Polis vows to defend Colorado lands, outdoor industry

DENVER – Colorado Gov.-elect Jared Polis has pledged to protect the state’s public lands and to promote its booming outdoor recreation industry. “I will very much take seriously my responsibility...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Candelaria industrial subdivision moving forward

Jim Candelaria received two items of good news on Tuesday night. In addition to winning the election for Montezuma County Board of Commissioners, the Cortez Planning and Zoning Commission...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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