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Dems will do all of these self-destructive things

WASHINGTON – In the spirit of the political season, I want to claim credit for the most STUPENDOUS, INSIGHTFUL and POWERFUL political strategy since Pericles bound the DELIAN LEAGUE into an empire...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2018 | COLUMN: Michael Gerson

Journal is unfair to Montessori school

The recent exposé of the Children’s Kiva Montessori School was poorly executed and does a disservice to our community. Not only were the articles excessive and overwhelmingly negative, they were...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Cortez observes Veterans Day with services, parade

One day after the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Americans observed Veterans Day on Monday with parades and celebrations in honor of those who served in the U.S. military. In Cortez,...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez could be more pedestrian-friendly

The new crosswalks in Cortez are a good start but Cortez still needs to protect visitors. As a former resident and recent tourist, I would recommend two crosswalks, between Giant and the...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why is Sen. Gardner silent on acting AG?

President Trump has named to oversee the special counsel’s Russia investigation a political loyalist who has disparaged its legitimacy. The kind of bias already displayed by Matthew Whitaker would...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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: 2 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

The allure and danger of old mines across the West

EUREKA, Utah – Underneath the mountains and deserts of the U.S. West lie hundreds of thousands of abandoned mines, an underground world that can hold serious danger and unexpected wonder. They are...

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

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 | UPDATED: 5 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Jared Polis vows to defend Colorado lands, outdoor industry

DENVER – Colorado Gov.-elect Jared Polis has pledged to protect the state’s public lands and to promote its booming outdoor recreation industry. “I will very much take seriously my responsibility...

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

Gov. Hickenlooper issues 23 more pardons

DENVER – Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has issued pardons for 23 people determined to have moved past their criminal histories and to be contributing to their communities. Hickenlooper’s clemency...

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

Colorado’s election brought a wave of women

Women turned out in force in Colorado on Election Day, casting 110,000 more ballots than men, based on unofficial results Friday. But it was primarily Democratic women who won the day: They...

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

Partners propose lakefront home lots for Totten

Four partners have a plan to subdivide and sell eight lots of lakefront property on Lake Totten to prospective homebuilders. The proposed lots would be the first homes directly on the lakefront....

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

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