Agriculture

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County to enforce noxious weed controls

Montezuma County is stepping up enforcement to control noxious weeds on private property when they get out of control and impact neighbors. A problematic property on Road 21 is the first case the...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Farmers market offers chance to buy a share of a dairy herd

By Wendy Watkins The Cortez Farmers Market is in full swing, offering its usual fabulous array of local foods, produce, crafts, meats, canned goods, baked goods, flowers, music and eclectica. Throw...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | COLUMN: Parsnippet

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County steps up for McElmo Flume

To prevent losing a key restoration grant for the historic McElmo Flume, Montezuma County commissioners agreed to loan $8,000 toward a required match. In November, the Colorado Historical Society...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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MORP hosts tree sale and fundraiser

The Journal Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project hosts a heritage apple tree sale and fundraiser on June 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 17312 County Road G in McElmo Canyon, according to a news release...

DATE: June 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

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A Roundup to remember

Opening with a cannon blast and closing with a rousing rendition of ‘God Bless America,’ the 87th rendition of the Ute Mountain Roundup rodeo featured numerous moments that will not soon be...

DATE: June 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Friday night: Riders put on show at Ute Mountain rodeo

With Queen’s rendition of “We Will Rock You” blaring over the loud speakers and more than 1,000 fans vigorously exercising their voice boxes, 14 bull riders stood Friday night near the Montezuma...

DATE: June 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Water managers release drought plan for McPhee Reservoir

Frequent dry spells have motivated McPhee Reservoir managers to create a draft drought contingency plan, and they have extended the public comment period. Since 2000, drought conditions left the...

DATE: June 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Montezuma County creates volunteer program to combat weeds

The Montezuma County Noxious Weed Program is enlisting volunteers in the fight against leafy spurge, hoary cress and other unpleasant plants. This summer, the county government started a volunteer...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Tanner Lockhart rides home for Roundup Rodeo

When the saddle bronc event rolled around at the Ute Mountain Rodeo on Thursday, local fans will more than likely recognize the familiar face of Tanner Lockhart amongst the crowd. A Dolores High...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Cortez Farmers Market opens on sunny Saturday

The Cortez Farmers Market had perfect weather for its opening day on Saturday, as several dozen local vendors set up shop on Main Street amid sunny skies and temperatures in the 80s. Visitors and...

DATE: June 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo royalty prepare to be role models

Two Cortez rodeo enthusiasts have spent the weeks leading up to the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo promoting their favorite sport among younger children. Tegan Duncan and Cassie Finley are this year’s...

DATE: June 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Farmers market returns to Cortez on Saturday

The Cortez Farmers Market will begin on Saturday with more registered vendors than last year and plenty of food, crafts and live music produced in Montezuma County. This year, 42 vendors have...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News