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E-bikes tested on Phil’s World ATV trails

Electric bikes are becoming more popular, so to learn more about them, a group of Bureau of Land Management officials organized a test ride on the motorized trail system at Phil’s World in July....

DATE: Aug. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Solar projects planned on county buildings

The Montezuma County Board of Commissioners are proposing to install solar panels on county buildings in Cortez beginning this year. The project would first put a solar array on the Annex 3...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 5 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores’ McHenry joins Fort Lewis College basketball bench

When fans inside Whalen Gymnasium look down at the Fort Lewis College women’s basketball sideline this season, two familiar faces will lead the team huddle. Two weeks after 2003 Durango High School...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Risky rides: Where drivers and cyclists converge in SW Colorado

Cycling can help cut carbon emissions and reduce traffic congestion, but when narrow roads force cyclists and cars to pass within inches of each other, it can cause tensions to run high and keep...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

CBI probes embezzlement at city of Cortez

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation is looking into a city of Cortez embezzlement case, and the probe might further hold up three years of delayed financial audits. About three weeks ago, City...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Large solar project proposed near Pleasant View

Invenergy, a Chicago-based renewable energy company, has submitted a bid to build a $127 million solar project near Pleasant View to provide power for Tri-State Generation and Transmission...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez goes lower than Durango to open boys golf season

It was a battle on the golf course Wednesday between Durango and Montezuma-Cortez in the season-opening boys golf tournament held at Pagosa Springs Golf Club. Thayer Plewe led a strong contingent...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 36 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Sports

Tipton visits Southwest Memorial

Officials and staff members with Southwest Memorial hospital met with U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton about local health care services last week. Tipton toured the new $32 million expansion that includes a...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation eyes renaming U.S. 491 after late senator

FARMINGTON — Some Navajo Nation officials want New Mexico to rename a U.S. highway after one of the longest-serving Native American lawmakers in U.S. history. A Navajo legislative committee is...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Marine from Mancos, Colorado, dies after combat in Iraq

The Marine Forces Special Operations Command on Sunday announced the death of Marine Gunnery Sgt. Scott A. Koppenhafer, 35, of Mancos. He died after being injured during combat Saturday in Iraq,...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Aztec man rams deputy’s vehicle after high-speed chase

An Aztec man was arrested Saturday evening after he rammed a La Plata Sheriff’s deputy’s patrol car with his Dodge Dakota after a high-speed chase that began on Main Avenue. No one was injured...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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