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 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hunt is on for industrial, office space in La Plata County

In an effort to help existing businesses expand and to attract new firms, an inventory of light industrial and office space available for lease or purchase is being compiled in La Plata County....

DATE: Nov. 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

Can we learn to live with wolves again?

In Colorado, we have 12 streams named Wolf Creek, yet officially, we have no wolves in our state. A reprint of a rare book helps to explain the loss of Colorado’s wolves, and the Durango Wolf...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 22 hours ago | COLUMN: Gulliford's travels

Math festival brings 200 students to Fort Lewis College

Cori Davis, 10, a fifth-grader at Park Elementary School, discovered she could connect a bunch of squares to make a wheel “that really spins.” Her partner, Canyon Tucker, 10, a fellow fifth-grader...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Studio & artist introduces ‘The Sheet’

There’s a new project coming out of Studio &, and not only will you get to learn about Durango’s interesting people, you’ll get a free poster, too. Called “The Sheet: Conversations with Durango’s...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Durango plans to leave council of governments, saving $36,000

The city of Durango has plans to leave a council of governments it once helped form, reducing a burden on an already strapped general fund. “I couldn’t justify it,” said Ron LeBlanc, city manager....

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

416 Fire did not burn at as high intensity as thought

A new study of the 416 Fire burn scar found the fire, which ripped through the San Juan National Forest this summer, did not burn at such a high severity as previously thought. In July, the U.S....

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

County administrator resigns for job at RE-1 schools

For five years, Montezuma County Administrator Melissa Brunner has been the captain of the ship, guiding the county through smooth and rough waters. But now she will get on board with...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Inmate charged with assault for throwing toilet paper at deputy

A female inmate at Montezuma County Detention Center has been charged with second-degree assault after allegedly throwing a soaked toilet paper roll at a detention deputy. Dolores resident Lori Ann...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

The precarious plan for the Lake Powell Pipeline

Nearly a decade ago, Gabriel Lozada, a man with a wiry frame and waves of steel-gray hair who looks exactly like the mathematician he is, set out to answer what he thought was a relatively simple...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

62-year-old Mancos bodybuilder to compete after open-heart surgery

Brian Killigrew set a lofty goal as he sunk deeper into his hospital bed during 15 days in November and December of 2017. Killigrew, a 62-year-old Mancos resident, said he felt depressed and...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Asbestos temporarily closes Kiva Montessori school in Cortez

The board of directors for the Children’s Kiva Montessori School told parents in an email Wednesday that it was temporarily closing the school because of “elevated levels” of asbestos. The board...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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