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Artisans of Mancos welcome three new members

The Artisans of Mancos will welcome three new members at an event on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 2 to 4 p.m. The organization holds a welcoming reception to introduce new members of the co-op to the...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | UPDATED: 5 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Four town trustee seats up for election in Mancos

The April 3, 2018, election will be an important one for the Mancos Town Board, with four trustee positions on the ballot. According to a news release from the town government, nomination petitions...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Co-founder of Zuma Natural Foods publishes first book

One of the original founders of Zuma Natural Foods has published her first book, “The Health Revolution: Give Yourself the Healthcare You Deserve.” Jade Wimberley is a naturopathic doctor,...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Olio show in Mancos displays evolution of an artist

Dale Latta has been painting for more than 20 years, but his art style has never stayed the same. The Aztec, New Mexico-based artist will open his first show at the Olio restaurant and gallery in...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Couple undertakes restoration of historic Mancos Opera House

A Mancos couple has begun the daunting task of restoring one of the town’s oldest buildings. The Mancos Opera House, at 136 W. Grand Ave., was built in 1910 and originally housed a grocery, a drug...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | UPDATED: 5 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Tree House school evacuated after fire alarm

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | UPDATED: 5 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Seizure of 115 animals costs tens of thousands of dollars

The La Plata County Humane Society has already incurred at least $43,000 in costs associated with caring for about 115 animals that were seized last month as part of a massive animal-cruelty case....

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | UPDATED: 5 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo-Gallup water project gains pipeline contract

Navajo and Jicarilla-Apache Nation communities in New Mexico are one step closer to receiving domestic and commercial water supplies as part of a $1.13 billion federal construction project. The...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suckla is named Commissioner of the Year by Colorado group

Larry Don Suckla, a well-known auctioneer turned politician, was honored as Commissioner of the Year by Colorado Counties Inc. during its winter conference Nov. 30 in Colorado Springs. “I’m used to...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trump cuts, divides Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante

SALT LAKE CITY — President Donald Trump announced Monday in Salt Lake City that he is scaling back two sprawling national monuments, a move that is welcomed by the state’s top Republican officials...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Nonprofit hopes to plant community garden in Cortez

The Cortez City Council voted Tuesday to express its support for a nonprofit that wants to build a community grow space in town. Needful Provision, Inc., a nonprofit based in Dolores, is applying...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Newcomers, yearly participants shine in Parade of Lights

The 28th annual Four Corners Board of Realtors Parade of Lights came on a warm Saturday night with a full moon overhead. Large crowds started to line Main Street an hour before the parade began at...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News