Briefs

Wild food, plant event to be held Friday

A wild food plant walk and gourmet wild foods dinner will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday at River Bend Ranch, 27846 U.S. Highway 550. The walk will be led by Turtle Lake Refuge founder Katrina Blair,...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: LIFESTYLE01

San Juan Basin Archaeological Society to meet Wednesday

San Juan Basin Archaeological Society will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Susan Ryan, director of archaeology at Crow Canyon...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: LIFESTYLE01

Flash-flood warning issued for 416 Fire burn areas

A flash-flood warning has been issued for Friday for areas around the burn scar of the 416 Fire. According to the National Weather Service in Grand Junction, the potential for flash floods in...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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 | UPDATED: 4 days 11 hours ago | 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