Sentencing phase of statewide pot busts begins

The sentencing phase of a wide-reaching illegal marijuana farm and distribution network that included operations in Montezuma County has begun. From Rifle to Grand Junction and Cortez to Denver,...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Celebrate the fall harvest in Dolores

The Dolores Harvest Festival and Car Show will take place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at Flanders Park. The festival has new events this year. Check out the car show, strongman competition, chili...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

No-interest loans aim to develop agricultural economy

A new regional nonprofit, Four Corners Slow Money, wants to help develop the regional agricultural economy by providing small-scale farmers and food-focused entrepreneurs with no-interest loans. ...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores library plans presentations on local authors, rancher

The Dolores Public Library has kicked off a community-wide reading program featuring local authors. Also, a re-enactment of a pioneer cattlewoman will be presented this month. On Oct. 4 at 6:30...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Public reviews San Juan National Forest’s trail plan

Residents, and national and state officials met last week at the Dolores Public Lands Office to discuss proposals for new trails near the Dolores River and McPhee Reservoir. Trail concepts were...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rico election includes town board, transportation, sewer system taxes

On Nov. 5, Rico residents will decide whether to raise property taxes to build the town’s first central sewer system. To pay for the $4.2 million project, the town proposes taking a $3 million,...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Medicaid expanding to cover inpatient, residential addiction treatment

An expected Medicaid expansion next year will allow more low-income Southwest Colorado residents struggling with drug and alcohol addiction to seek more intensive treatment. Local addiction...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crow Canyon seeks answers to humanity’s biggest questions

Among the kivas, pit houses and other remnants of prehistoric humans in the Four Corners, archaeologists at Crow Canyon Archaeological Center are looking for clues to learn how ancient people...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

County, Ute Mountain tribe hold elections

Local elections are on the horizon for the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Montezuma County and Colorado. On Oct. 11, the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe will elect a tribal chairman and three council members. On...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos routs Del Norte in homecoming game

On an evening that will be remembered as the first in which the Mancos High School football team played on its newly renovated home field, local fans had plenty to cheer about as the Bluejays...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Team to study historic inscriptions at New Mexico ruins

AZTEC – A Colorado historian is leading a team to survey inscriptions left by settlers and others on the ceilings of 900-year-old ruins in northwestern New Mexico. Fred Blackburn and his team will...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

2 men cited in U.S. Highway 160 crash

A three-vehicle crash Thursday evening just east of Mancos slowed traffic for about an hour on U.S. Highway 160. Colorado State Patrol Trooper Jeff Chmielewski said he did not have details about...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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