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Tomac’s one-two punch at Redbud gives him the motocross win

Eli Tomac of Cortez dominated the 450 Class meet at the Redbud National on Saturday, winning the first moto and challenging Marvin Musquin for the sweep in the second. As the motocross series...

DATE: July 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Energy storage is key to reaching renewable energy goals

WASHINGTON – As Colorado pushes toward its goal of 100% reliance on renewable energy by 2040, deploying grid-scale energy storage should play a crucial role, experts say. Energy storage experts and...

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory exploring sale of company

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory has hired a financial adviser to explore a sale of the company as it examines options to boost long-term shareholder value. The announcement comes after a multiyear...

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Alpacka Raft finds Mancos fine for manufacturing

Not many manufacturers call small-town America home anymore, but the stars and the development of the packrafting industry seem to have aligned to make Mancos the perfect place for Alpacka Raft....

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Confederate float in Bayfield’s Fourth of July parade stirs controversy

A float at the Bayfield Fourth of July parade promoting the Confederate flag caused a bit of a stir Thursday. “I was just appalled,” said Robin Goldman, who has lived in Bayfield for 15 years....

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Thousands celebrate Independence Day in Cortez

This year’s fireworks show in Cortez saw the traditional bursts of color and family barbecues – and even a guest appearance from an apparently distressed deer. The fireworks display – shot off from...

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hey, hard-to-reach communities – Colorado wants you counted in 2020 census

The census holds the key to federal funding, but some communities are harder to accurately count than others. One Colorado grant program could help fix that. Gov. Jared Polis signed the bipartisan...

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

22-week abortion ban moves closer to Colorado ballot

DENVER – A proposal to ban abortions at 22 weeks in Colorado moved closer to being on next year’s ballot Wednesday. The state’s title board, made up of representatives of the Secretary of State’s...

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango celebrates America’s birthday with full day of events

Durango showed up to America’s birthday Thursday. Thousands of people lined Main Avenue on Independence Day for the Stars & Stripes Parade, which kicked off at 6 p.m. and was led by members of the...

DATE: July 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forecasters call for drier-than-average monsoon

Southwest Colorado appears to be headed into a dry spell, and even the monsoon may be drier than average, according to the National Weather Service. There is a slight chance of thunderstorms with...

DATE: July 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rico celebrates Fourth of July with parade, fireworks

A cool mountain breeze and sunny sky welcomed the traditional Fourth of July Parade in Rico. Hundreds turned out to enjoy the patriotic floats on Colorado Highway 145, which was temporarily closed...

DATE: July 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Is the Animas River still a Gold Medal fishery?

With the recent die-off of fish in the Animas River, is the waterway’s Gold Medal designation still a fair way to market it to anglers looking for a premier fishing experience? Colorado has more...

DATE: July 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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