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CDOT providing fresh start for parolees

The Journal Individuals on probation or recently released on parole are receiving a second chance to rebuild their lives thanks to a new pilot program. The Colorado Department of Transportation,...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Forest Service announces 900 temporary jobs

The Journal The Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S. Forest Service announced today the availability of over 900 temporary jobs for the 2018 field season throughout national forests and grasslands in...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

New Mexico man facing 11th DWI – after released from jail

SANTA FE – A New Mexico man is facing his 11th drunken-driving charge after police say he led them in a high-speed chase – 10 hours following his release from jail on another DWI conviction. The...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man arrested in marijuana grow in western Colorado

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A man accused of leading a major illegal marijuana grow in western Colorado has been arrested in connection with another grow nearby. The Glenwood Springs Post Independent...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pay $70 for a QuickBooks class at SWCC

Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center and First National Bank of Durango plan to hold a full-day workshop, Introduction to QuickBooks, on Tuesday, Nov. 28,at Southwest Colorado...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mercy earns ‘A’ grade for patient safety

The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, recently announced that Mercy Regional Medical Center was one of 832 hospitals nationwide and one of 18 in Colorado to...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: LIFESTYLE04

Durango, Cortez to host Medicare, Medicaid workshop

Southwest Colorado Health Care Coalition and Onward Innovation will hold two workshops about the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ emergency preparedness rule that affects health care...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: LIFESTYLE04

SCAPE sets program deadline

Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs encourages early-stage companies in Southwest Colorado to apply for its 2018 program. SCAPE is a nonprofit, partnered with Investment Fund,...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Farm Stewardship Award applications open

The Colorado Corn Administrative Committee and Colorado Corn Growers Association are seeking applications for the Colorado Farm Stewardship Award. The winner will be selected by CCAC and CCGA board...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: LIFESTYLE01

Harlis Sweetwater Band featuring Hurricane Jake coming to Cortez

Hurricane Jake Heath, who has become a national award-winning bluesman with his latest project, “Hurricane Jake’s One Man Band,” will perform at the Sunflower Theatre in Cortez on Thursday, Nov....

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Coming to Cortez: Comedian Rusty Rutherford and Comedy Showcase Durango

Rusty Rutherford, named 2016 Best Comedian in Albuquerque, performs his high-energy and odd but relevant comedy on Friday, Nov. 17 in Cortez. Rutherford’s comedic journey has taken him to venues in...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sunflower hosts Reader’s Theatre

The Sunflower Theatre presents two classic American short stories – “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allen Poe, performed by James Campuzano, and “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman,...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment