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Dolores fifth-graders learn about fungi’s value

A group of Dolores fifth-graders was one of several classes in the area so far to learn the importance of fungi in the natural world by planting their own Friday. “Without fungi we wouldn’t have...

DATE: March 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: Education

Get ready for a bigger natural gas bill from Atmos Energy

Atmos Energy customers will likely see a spike in their natural gas bills after April 1. Average monthly bills in southwest Colorado are likely to jump from about $47 to about $54 for residents...

DATE: March 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Carrying the torch

When local community college students lay down their first line of molten metal, it may not be with a live torch next semester. For the first time at Southwest Colorado Community College, students...

DATE: March 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - Education

Colorado House approves vaccine bill

A bill that would require parents to have additional education before opting their children out of vaccinations passed in the state House Monday, after a local community leader defended it. The...

DATE: March 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Health plans lag in county

As the deadline for enrollment approaches, the numbers show Medicaid enrollment from Montezuma County outstripped enrollment in private insurance through the new state health exchange. The...

DATE: March 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Get ready for a bigger natural gas bill from Atmos

Atmos Energy customers will likely see a spike in their natural gas bills after April 1. Average monthly bills in southwest Colorado are likely to jump from about $47 to about $54 for residents...

DATE: March 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Brandi Bundy awarded coveted Daniels Scholarship

As a high school student, volunteer firefighter, and part-time employee at P&D Grocery store and the Mancos Valley Inn, Brandi Bundy is a girl who fills many roles. She will fill a new role in the...

DATE: March 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Get ready for a bigger natural gas bill from Atmos

Atmos Energy customers will likely see a spike in their natural gas bills after April 1. Average monthly bills in southwest Colorado are likely to jump from about $47 to about $54 for residents...

DATE: March 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Rethinking Grand Avenue

Envision three lots on Grand Avenue with inviting benches under shade trees, paths down to the river, and a community garden. These are some of the ideas that community planners from the Colorado...

DATE: March 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

School band program rebuilds

The Mancos school band will head to Salt Lake City this May for a competitive music festival after a year of rebuilding. Andrew Saletta took the helm of the music program for the district in...

DATE: March 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - Education

Town Board candidates discuss issues

The nine candidates running for a seat on the Town Board addressed tough questions concerning town growth, infrastructure needs and opportunities for young people at a Meet the Candidates event...

DATE: March 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Carrying the torch

When local community college students lay down their first line of molten metal, it may not be with a live torch next semester. For the first time at Southwest Colorado Community College, students...

DATE: March 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News