Briefs

Tri-County to hold multi-agency enrollment day

Tri-County Head Start and San Juan Basin Public Health’s Women, Infants and Children program will hold an open enrollment day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 20 at the Tri- County Head Start Central...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Magician and musician Michael Casey will perform at Cortez Library

Magician and musician Michael Casey will perform twice at the Cortez Public Library, on July 18 at 2 p.m. and July 20 at 10 a.m., as part of the series Literary Fridays. Michael, who was born with...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ridgway State Park swim beach closed; boat ramp open

Due to an unusually dry winter and a paltry spring run-off, the water level is very low at the reservoir at Ridgway State Park officials have closed the reservoir swim beach because of the low...

DATE: June 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ventriloquist and puppets to return to Cortez library

Award-winning ventriloquist Meghan Casey and her Rocky Mountain Puppets will return to perform for the Cortez Public Library’s Summer Reading Family Entertainment Series on Wednesday, July 11....

DATE: June 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grant opens for Cortez, Ignacio youth programs

The Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado announced that the application session is now open for The Sky is Green – a new grant opportunity that supports innovative, unconventional youth...

DATE: June 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mac Ranch reopens at new Main Avenue location

Owners of The Mac Ranch, Dave Sessions and Bill Searfus, recently announced the grand re-opening of the store at its new downtown location, 1077 Main Ave. The Mac Ranch is all things Apple. The...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Loss of income can change health insurance status

People who have lost income because of the 416 Fire may be eligible for a change in their health insurance status. People may qualify for Medicaid in 2018 if their income for the year falls under...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Gem, mineral show to return for 65th year

Four Corners Gem and Mineral Club will hold its 65th annual Gem and Mineral Show from July 6 to July 8 at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. The show will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m....

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM to remove 100 wild horses from private lands in southeast Utah

The Bureau of Land Management will begin an effort to gather and remove up to 100 wild horses from private lands adjacent to and within the Range Creek Herd Management Area, according to a press...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man convicted of double slaying tied to pot smuggling ring

GREELEY – A jury has convicted a 36-year-old Oklahoma man of taking part in a double slaying tied to a marijuana smuggling ring in northern Colorado. Samuel Pinney was found guilty Wednesday of...

DATE: June 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Health hires practice administrator Craig Oswald

Craig Oswald will join Southwest Health System at the chief medical services officer on Aug. 1, according to spokeswoman Haley Saunders. Oswald, who has worked as a practice administrator in...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Ska Brewing Co. installs solar panels

Ska Brewing Co. has installed 223 solar panels at its world headquarters at 225 Girard St. in Durango. These new solar panels will generate enough energy to brew approximately 545,000 pints each...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business