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Fort Lewis College presents ‘Real History of the Americas’

The Journal Fort Lewis College will present “Real History of the Americas” on Monday, Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. The Indigenous People’s Day event is free, but...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Economic summit planned at Sky Ute resort

The Journal The La Plata County Economic Development Alliance holds its 11th Economic Summit conference on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at Sky Ute Casino Resort from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Keynote speaker...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Roundtable presents talk on economic benefits of cultural resources

The Journal Green Business Roundtable presents “The Economic Boon of Cultural Resources,” a discussion featuring Brice Jones, of the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, on Wednesday, Oct. 11 from...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

State archaeologist will give presentation at Fort Lewis College

Assistant State Archaeologist Chris Johnston will teach a class on “Archaeological Practice in Colorado” on Oct. 14 at the Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College in Durango. This...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Public Library appoints new director

The Dolores Public Library has promoted longtime employee Diana Donohue to the position of director, according to a recent news release. Donohue started volunteering at the library in 2003, when it...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

VFW to hold meet-and-greet

A meet-and-greet with state commander Ed Aitken and state claims consultant Virginia “Ginny” Rosa will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 29 and Sept. 30, at the Durango Veterans of Foreign Wars,...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lowry celebrates 50 years as a historic landmark

The Journal A presentation and tours are planned for Saturday, Oct. 7, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Lowry Pueblo’s status as a National Historic Landmark. The free anniversary...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crow Canyon reports that cultural sites are economic power

Cultural sites in Southwest Colorado are an economic asset for local communities, according to a new report released by Crow Canyon Archaeological Center.The study, The Economic Contributions of...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

October Storytimes at the Cortez Public Library

The Journal The Raising Readers Storytime program, held every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the Cortez Public Library and every Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at the Cortez Farmers Market, has announced its...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Udall, Heinrich, Luján announce $6.7 million for Gallup veterans cemetery

The Journal WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and Rep. Ben Ray Luján announced Friday that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded a $6.69 million to fund the...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

League of Women Voters hosts presentation on campaign finance

The Journal The League of Women Voters will meet on Thursday, Oct. 14, at 9 a.m. at the Ponderosa Restaurant in Dolores. Fort Lewis College professors Dr. Paul DeBell and Dr. Michael Dichio will...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM offers outcome-based grazing authorizations

The Journal The Bureau of Land Management announced an initiative on Friday to provide grazing permit holders new flexibility in livestock management and protect public lands. The effort emphasizes...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

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