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Locked Up for a good cause

Debilitating diseases, like the 41 afflictions associated with muscular dystrophy, are overwhelming for the victim and their family. The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) works hard to ease the...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

Phil’s World at heart of planning battle

On the Alien Trail in Aztec, N.M., mountain bikers ride through an oil field and pass a blaring pump jack that emits a haze of exhaust. Could that scene play out at Phil’s World biking park? The...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

County seeks master lease plan committee

Montezuma County commissioners plan to form a committee to advise the Bureau of Land Management on an oil-and-gas master lease plan.If its conditions are met, the county said the seven-member...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Paradise Village behind schedule

The roughly $2.3 million water, sewer and road overhaul of the Paradise Village neighborhood is trucking along, but the project continues to depend on the weather. “Our contract went through Nov....

DATE: Oct. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Skate competition casts light on mentoring program

The Piñon Project has teamed up with Colorado Skate Collective to put on the inaugural Youth Mentor Skate Jam, a kid-friendly skate competition at Parque de Vida scheduled for Saturday. The free...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

Community Calendar

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DATE: Oct. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

Skate competition casts light on mentoring program

The Piñon Project has teamed up with Colorado Skate Collective to put on the inaugural Youth Mentor Skate Jam, a kid-friendly skate competition at Parque de Vida scheduled for Saturday. The free...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

Box, Plentyholes elected to UMU tribal council

TOWAOC - After her fifth campaign attempt, Marissa Box has finally landed a seat on the Ute Mountain Ute tribal council. Incumbent Juantita Plentyholes was also re-elected. “I had a dream, and now...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

A few productive thoughts about produce

Last month, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the year’s first produce infection outbreak. Imported cucumbers (American slicer) were contaminated with salmonella in...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

‘True colors’

Almost 400 people packed into the brand-new Ralph E. Vavak auditorium at Montezuma-Cortez High School to see the San Juan Symphony Orchestra and its special guests, guest conductor Blake Richardson...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

Pet of the Week

DATE: Oct. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Pet of the Week