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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 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four more forums held for county commissioner candidates

There are four more forums to hear from candidates running for the District 1 seat of the Montezuma County Board of Commissioners. Candidates are Republican Jim Candelaria, unaffiliated Steve...

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

Appeals court overturns murder conviction, citing judicial bias

A murder conviction from 2014 has been overturned by the Colorado Court of Appeals, which found Chief District Judge Jeffrey Wilson expressed bias before the jury trial when he called the crime a...

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

Durango Burger King temporarily closes after arrest of manager

Durango’s Burger King closed abruptly Thursday after its general manager was arrested on suspicion of fraud and identity theft. In a whopper of a day, Burger King employees scrambled to shut doors...

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

MB McAfee is our strongest candidate

On Sept. 6, the candidates for Montezuma County commissioner participated in a forum at the Dolores Community Center sponsored by KRTZ/KFVC and the Free Press. All questions to the candidates came...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The Times called an audible and fumbled

When The New York Times published an anonymous opinion piece last week purporting to be written by a senior member of the Donald Trump administration and claiming that the author and others were...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Telluride schools, fire department put mill levy on ballot

Telluride schools seek mill levy increase Telluride School District R-1 will ask voters in November to approve a mill levy increase amounting to $11.61 per $100,000 of a property’s assessed value. ...

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

4Corners Community Band keeps spirit of July Fourth alive

Most of us will agree that a parade is not complete without the beat of the drums and the toot of the horns. John Phillip Sousa would agree! For 14 years, 4Corners Community Band directors Dani...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Thank You Letters

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 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

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