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Fairgrounds lassos Ute Mountain Roundup donation

The Ute Mountain Roundup donated $35,000 toward the construction of the outdoor grandstands roof at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. To highlight local businesses who support the Ute Mountain...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Kokanee return to spawn in Dolores

Thanks to increased flows on the Dolores River from summer monsoon rains, the kokanee salmon had enough water to make their spawning run this year. Last year, there was no run because the lake was...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Manuel Heart takes Ute oath

TOWAOC - The booming beats of the Catching Eagle Drum Circle introduced Manuel Heart, the newly elected Ute Mountain Ute Tribal chairman, in an impressive swearing-in ceremony Friday morning. Heart...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Dolores library hires new director

When Debra Ely applied for the director position at the Dolores Library, the first thing she did was look it up online, and was hooked. "I was amazed at the beautiful building, showing everyone...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Donation brings back theater in Dolores schools

An anonymous theater fan has donated $10,000 toward the Dolores School District to bring back the drama club for students. "It is a very heartwarming donation that will launch the program and...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - Education

Vass, McHenry win board seats

Dolores school officials and their spouses waited out election results at the Montezuma County clerk's office Tuesday evening, but left with mixed feelings. Amendment 66, which would have raised $1...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Bus line will go to Grand Junction

Long-distance bus service from Durango to Grand Junction is set to arrive in the region in the near future. Roadrunner Stage Lines, based in Ignacio, will make one round-trip per day from Durango...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Mancos elects two school board members

Exactly five people showed up at the Montezuma County Clerk's office to hear firsthand the results of the election. And it was a bit of a nail-biter. As unofficial numbers came in at 8:45 p.m., the...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Cortez Fire District tax referendum passes

Exactly five people showed up at the Montezuma County Clerk's office to hear firsthand the results of the election. And it was a bit of a nail-biter. As unofficial numbers came in at 8:45 p.m., the...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kokanee return to spawn in Dolores

Thanks to increased flows on the Dolores River from summer monsoon rains, the kokanee salmon had enough water to make their spawning run this year. Last year, there was no run because the lake was...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Manuel Heart takes Ute oath, says tribes need to coordinate their efforts

TOWAOC - The booming beats of the Catching Eagle Drum Circle introduced Manuel Heart, the newly elected Ute Mountain Ute Tribal chairman, in an impressive swearing-in ceremony Friday morning. Heart...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Kokanee return to spawn in Dolores River

Thanks to increased flows on the Dolores River from summer monsoon rains, the kokanee salmon had enough water to make their spawning run this year. Last year, there was no run because the lake was...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News