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What the Navajo Generating Station will leave behind

The smokestacks of the Navajo Generation Station rise 775 feet from the sere landscape of the Navajo Nation in northern Arizona, just three miles away from the serpentine, stagnant blue wound in...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: State nation world

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Cortez council OKs $200,000 restrooms at Centennial park

The Cortez City Council approved a bid on Tuesday for the construction of new restrooms at Centennial Park, to replace the current 30-year-old building. Parks and Recreation Director Dean Palmquist...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Montezuma Valley Irrigation restricts county access to water

The Montezuma Valley Irrigation Co. has again tightened control of its water resources, telling the county road department that it will face theft charges if it draws its share of the water from an...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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SCCC expands nursing programs, partners with CU

Southwest Colorado Community College announced Wednesday that it will expand its nursing programs and offer bachelor’s degrees in nursing through the University of Colorado.“We’re excited for this...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Homegrown Food Retreat features indigenous chef, workshops

For its ninth consecutive year, Growing Partners of Southwest Colorado’s Homegrown Food Retreat is gearing up to discuss the needs and concerns of Southwest Colorado’s local food world. This year’s...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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New storm on track to reach Southwest Colorado on Thursday

A winter storm remains on track to hit eastern Utah and western Colorado Thursday night through Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service.Snow levels are expected to drop to...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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U.S. 160 rollover crash injures two east of Mancos

A rollover crash a few miles east of the La Plata-Montezuma county line on U.S. Highway 160 sent two people to Mercy Medical Center in Durango on Tuesday afternoon, Colorado State Patrol Trooper...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Bridge shelter could get new, two-story building

About two months after learning that their current location was up for sale, the leaders of the Bridge Emergency Shelter now have a plan for a new building. According to a press release sent out on...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Eight are sentenced in Montezuma County Court

Eight people were sentenced in Montezuma County Court before Judge JenniLynn Lawrence this week in connection with domestic violence and alcohol-related driving offenses. On Monday, Chad Pearce was...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Excelsior’s plan for dust mitigation hits a snag

A dust-mitigating upgrade to the buildings at the Western Excelsior plant will have to wait at least until April 5, Mancos trustees decided at their meeting March 22. Western Excelsior plans to...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mancos Elementary gets $110,000 playground grant

Mancos Elementary School has been awarded a $110,000 grant that will fund upgrades at its playground. Great Outdoors Colorado awarded the funds as part of the agency’s School Yard Initiative...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Construction planned this spring on Colorado Highway 41

Road construction on Colorado Highway 41, in southwest Montezuma County near the Four Corners Monument, will begin April 3 and last until May 24, according to a Colorado Department of...

DATE: March 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news