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Heritage Center is treasure trove of history

An underground bunker filled with well-organized artifacts from a bygone era hides beneath the main galleries of the Anasazi Heritage Center. Special curator tours are now available to take a peek...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Campfires fizzle at Sage Hen County urges Forest Service to reopen once popular campsite

For decades, families and tourists camped at Sage Hen, a San Juan National Forest campground that is one of a few areas suitable for camping on the shores of McPhee Reservoir. But beginning in the...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Commercial music studio opens in Dolores

A modern music studio with a retro touch has opened its doors in Dolores. Back Stage Recording, located at 313 Railroad Ave., is the inspiration of three music professionals: Dean Acheson, Leo...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

Impressive local talent for great cause

A rising star, just 12 years old, won the hearts and ears of the audience and judges during a stellar solo performance at The Voice competition finals held at the Ute Mountain Casino. Jumping up...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Precedents rut battle over county road jurisdiction

Claiming county jurisdiction over U.S. Forest Service and BLM roads may not be as simple as writing up a resolution saying it is so, according to a legal report presented to the Montezuma County...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

It's time to head back to school for teachers, students

Teachers and students of Dolores schools will be back together in class Aug. 21, and the year is expected to be unique because of a $6 million construction project that will be ongoing on campus....

DATE: Aug. 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Obama OKs hydropower bill

A bill sponsored by Congressmen Scott Tipton (R-Cortez) that streamlines the process for authorizing small hydropower plants passed both houses of Congress and was signed into law by President...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Fiber delivers faster Internet

Dolores town government, schools, library and the bank will soon have a fiber-optic feed for broadband Internet service. However, local businesses and residents will have to wait for access to the...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Precedents rut battle over county road jurisdiction

Claiming county jurisdiction over U.S. Forest Service and BLM roads may not be as simple as writing up a resolution saying it is so, according to a legal report presented to the Montezuma County...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Obama signs Tipton's hydro bill

A bill sponsored by Congressmen Scott Tipton (R-Cortez) that streamlines the process for authorizing small hydropower plants passed both houses of Congress and was signed into law by President...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

President signs Tipton’s hydropower

A bill sponsored by Congressmen Scott Tipton (R-Cortez) that streamlines the process for authorizing small hydropower plants passed both houses of Congress and was signed into law by President...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Precedents rut county road-jurisdiction fight

Claiming county jurisdiction over U.S. Forest Service and BLM roads may not be as simple as writing up a resolution saying it is so, according to a legal report presented to the Montezuma County...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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