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Region 9 Economic Development District is moving to Durango Tech Center

The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado is moving to the Durango Tech Center. “Region 9 has been renting office space since our inception almost 30 years ago”, Laura Lewis...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Leftover licenses go on sale Tuesday; retail sales are Thursday

Colorado Parks and Wildlife offices statewide are gearing up for two of the biggest days of the year – “leftover day” on Aug. 7 and “over the counter day” on Aug. 9. On leftover day, CPW sells...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Dolores Mountain Quilters Guild’s show is Aug. 24-25

The Dolores Mountain Quilters Guild plans to hold its 2018 biennial quilt show from Aug. 24-25 at the Dolores Community Center. It “promises be an exciting showcase for local quilting artistry,”...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bull Draw Fire containment grows to 35 percent

The Bull Draw Fire, burning in a remote area 12 miles northwest of Nucla, grew to 4,253 acres by Saturday. “Crews secured a solid containment line along the east flank of the fire,” said Emily...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Plateau Fire north of Dolores grows to 4,450 acres

The Plateau Fire, burning about 13 miles northeast of Dolores, grew to 4,450 acres by Saturday, and the San Juan National Forest on Thursday announced that it was expanding its road closures east...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County commissioners host two meetings Thursday

The Montezuma County commissioners are hosting two public meetings today, Aug. 2. From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., they will hold a Town Hall meeting at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds on the west side of...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge finds Damron competent to stand trial for mother’s murder

Montezuma County District Court Judge Todd Plewe on Wednesday ruled that Jeremiah Paul Damron was competent to stand trial for the murder of his mother, whose body was found beaten and burned in...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Plateau Fire north of Dolores grows to 3,400 acres

The Plateau Fire burning north of Dolores has tripled in size since Monday, in part because of back-burning efforts by firefighters. The fire, in Plateau Canyon north of McPhee Reservoir, has grown...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bull Draw Fire grows to 3,600 acres in Southwest Colorado

The Bull Draw Fire, burning in a remote area 12 miles northwest of Nucla, grew 800 acres on Wednesday, to a total of 3,600 acres. On Tuesday, the fire grew mostly to the west and south of the...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Trails Group breathes new life into Colorado Trail spur

In 1973, it was part of the Colorado Trail dream: the Mancos Spur. Since then, the dream has fallen by the trailside with little recollection. But now, the Mancos Trails Group aspires to rebrand...

DATE: July 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Delta Suckla places in Top 20 at state swim meet

For many young swimmers, the grandiose nature of the U.S. Air Force Academy’s swimming facility would cause jitters. By no means intimidated by one of Colorado’s finest pools, however, Delta Suckla...

DATE: July 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Weekend races at Fairgrounds Speedway thrill local fans

As dust flew through the air and the roar of the wind drowned out the roar of the engines, drivers circled the track at Fairgrounds Speedway on July 27 and July 28 with tight grips on their...

DATE: July 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: More Sports