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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

Tribute honors first responders who died in 9/11 attack

Forty local firefighters paid tribute Tuesday to first responders who lost their lives in the 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center Towers in New York 17 years ago. The second annual 9/11...

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

Southwest Basin Roundtable seeks voting members

The Journal The Southwest Basin Roundtable seeks two voting members and a nonvoting liaison. The terms of the at-large positions have expired. One of the new at-large members will represent...

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

125 expected for Southwest Colorado Walk to End Alzheimer’s

More than 125 people are expected at the Southwest Colorado Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday as part of 12 Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado Walks across the state to raise funds for the...

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

The Origins of the Chapin Mesa Archaeological Museum

Dr. Tara Travis, Supervisory Museum Curator at Mesa Verde National Park, will present “The Origins of the Chapin Mesa Archaeological Museum” on Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Chapin Mesa Museum, Mesa...

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

Southwest Memorial’s cutbacks hit home in Dolores

Cutbacks at Southwest Memorial Hospital in Cortez are having an impact in Dolores. Southwest Health System CEO Tony Sudduth gave a presentation to the Dolores Town Board about the hospital’s...

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

Dolores social is on Saturday at Flanders Park

Join your friends and meet new town and school officials at the Dolores Meet and Greet With Sweets on Sept. 15 from noon to 5 p.m. at Flanders Park. Drinks and locally made desserts will be for...

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

Oil painter Seda is next Mesa Verde artist-in-residence

Studio and impressionist painter Jany Rae Seda of Boise, Idaho, will be Mesa Verde’s next artist-in-residence from Sept. 17-29, and will offer two programs. “Explore Mesa Verde with a Sketchbook”...

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

Jail inmates fill sandbags to help prevent flooding below 416 Fire burn area

Inmates at the La Plata County Jail are assisting in a new service to help bring sandbags to residents whose homes are at risk of flooding from heavy rains on the 416 Fire burn scar. La Plata...

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

Lifelong Learning kicks off series with ‘Voting: Suppression and Successes’

The Journal The Lifelong Learning Lecture Series at Fort Lewis College presents “Voting: Suppression and Successes” on Thursday at 7 p.m. This free lecture will be held in Noble Hall, Room 130. As...

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