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Diesel locomotives replace electric units at N.M. mine

Associated Press A coal mine in northwestern New Mexico is going diesel as it replaces electric locomotives that pull trains of coal to supply a power plant near Farmington. The Daily Times reports...

DATE: July 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Medicine Horse tournament scheduled for Aug. 26

The Journal The eighth annual Medicine Horse ‘Masters’ Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 26 at the South Forty par 3 course, 25500 County Road H, south of Cortez. The tournament events...

DATE: July 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores State Bank donates to Western Excelsior fire victims

Dolores State Bank recently donated $1,500 to the Mancos community in response to the Western Excelsior mill fire. At the beginning of July, the bank gave checks for $500 each to the Mancos Fire...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

JoDee Powers joins MCEDA as economic development specialist

The Journal JoDee Powers, a longtime Colorado and Montezuma County resident, will be joining the Montezuma Community Economic Development Association to serve as the organization’s economic...

DATE: July 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

SWCC plans informational sessions for prospective students

The Journal Southwest Colorado Community College will host informational sessions for prospective students on Aug. 7-8 at the SWCC campuses in Durango and Mancos. Participants will be given a...

DATE: July 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Girls on the Run needs volunteer coaches

The Journal Girls on the Run, a program for girls in grades 3-5 that incorporates walking and running with healthy body image and life habits, is looking for coaches. To be a coach in the...

DATE: July 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Galloping Goose Historical Society celebrates 30 years

The Galloping Goose Historical Society of Dolores will celebrate its 30th anniversary at this year’s Escalante Days on Saturday, Aug. 12. Free rides on Goose No. 5 will be offered all day, with...

DATE: July 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Deadline approaches for Mancos emergency loan paperwork

Businesses interested in federal assistance after the Western Excelsior mill fire have until Friday to turn in worksheets from the U.S. Small Business Administration. On July 11, after both Mancos...

DATE: July 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde Gardeners open registration for annual garden show

The Journal Mesa Verde Gardeners announced Tuesday that registration is now open for the Montezuma County Fair Horticulture/Agriculture Show on Aug. 3-5 at the fairgrounds, 30100 U.S. Highway 160....

DATE: July 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Road closures lifted as 412 Fire smolders south of Rico

The 95-acre 412 Fire continues to smolder in mixed conifer forests and heavy dead and downed timber, and San Juan National Forest fire crews continue to manage the lightning-caused fire, located 7...

DATE: July 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Expect slower traffic Monday as crews work on U.S. 491 near Road M

The Journal The first layer of asphalt has been laid on U.S. Highway 491 between County Road M and Colorado Highway 184, part of a 9-mile highway improvement project, the Colorado Department of...

DATE: July 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Some trails, roads open from 412 Fire closures

The San Juan National Forest continues to manage the 412 Fire, burning seven miles south of Rico, and smoke continues to be visible as the fire smolders, the San Juan National Forest said Wednesday...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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