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Two of Colorado’s largest trees burn in 416 Fire

Two of the largest trees in the state of Colorado fell victim to the flames of the 416 Fire, a flyover of the burn scar revealed last week. Since the outbreak of the 416 Fire in June, forest...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Contractors plan to finish median project in October

Cortez’s $1 million Access Control Plan, which includes building medians on Main Street, is expected to be completed by the end of October, contractors and the city say. The project is funded by...

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

Mancos to install charging station, repair risky water system

The agenda item “Unfinished Business” took center stage at Wednesday’s Mancos Town Board meeting. First in that category was an update on the town’s new water tank project. SGM Engineering, the...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Tribute honors first responders who died in 9/11 attack

Forty local firefighters paid tribute Tuesday to first responders who lost their lives in the 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center Towers in New York 17 years ago. The second annual 9/11...

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

Dolores Town Board considers marijuana sales

The Dolores Town Board is considering the pros and cons of allowing retail marijuana sales. A moratorium on pot sales has been in place since 2014, but it’s set to expire Dec. 31. Two public...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Top Colorado Democrats object to Trump plans for oil and gas drilling

DENVER – Top Colorado Democrats on Tuesday accused the Trump administration of rushing to open public lands to oil and gas drilling without giving the public nearly enough time to comment. In...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Jared Polis fires back at GOP attack over income taxes

U.S. Rep. Jared Polis said Tuesday he will be glad to discuss releasing more of his tax returns once Walker Stapleton, his Republican opponent in the Colorado gubernatorial race, matches the seven...

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

Spaceport Colorado sells on the future of space travel

AURORA — There was a time we would have marveled at flying to 380,000 feet to experience the curvature of the Earth, weightlessness, and the darkness of space. In the next few decades, space travel...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Southwest Memorial’s cutbacks hit home in Dolores

Cutbacks at Southwest Memorial Hospital in Cortez are having an impact in Dolores. Southwest Health System CEO Tony Sudduth gave a presentation to the Dolores Town Board about the hospital’s...

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

Colorado’s drought set to be fourth worst on record

This year’s drought is one for the record books – especially for Southwest Colorado. The Colorado water year, which ends Oct. 31, looks to be the fourth-driest on record since the state began...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Candidates for governor clash on plans for rural Colorado

Gubernatorial candidate Walker Stapleton was meeting voters in Greeley, Fort Morgan and Sterling on Monday as his campaign rolled out his Rural Colorado Priorities Plan. The Republican from Denver...

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