Coffee served with a nitro kick

Trial and error was the name of the game for Pie Maker Bakery’s latest concoction, nitro brew coffee. Nitro brew coffee is gaining steam in larger cities with established food scenes like Portland...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

A door to Denver TV opens

DENVER – Recent action by the Federal Communications Commission could pave the way for Denver television in Cortez. The commission last week adopted new rules that address the so-called “orphan...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Dust is my enemy’

The disease dates to the ancient Greeks and Romans, and it continues to kill workers today. Oil and gas is the latest industry to face its threat. Silicosis is an incurable but preventable disease...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Lawmakers back Planned Parenthood probe

DENVER – Thirty state lawmakers – all Republicans – sent a letter to state health officials Wednesday calling for an investigation into Planned Parenthood in Colorado. The letter stems from...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Glut in supply, low dairy demand lead to hay slump

Hay producers are taking a hit as high hay supply, low oil and milk prices, and low demand from dairy farmers have combined to lower hay prices. According to data from the Colorado Department of...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Briefs

League gets update on behavioral health The League of Women Voters will hear an overview of what is new in Colorado and with federal legislation for behavioral health care on Saturday, Sept. 12, at...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Briefs

South African horticulturist speaks Georg Fritz, horticulturist at Heidelberg, Gauteng, South Africa, talks about his experiences with rare plants and succulents for the South African National...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Airport numbers strong despite ‘leakage’

After a year-and-a-half process, a 20-year master plan for the Durango-La Plata County Airport will be ready for county and city officials to review on Oct. 13. On Tuesday, Airport director Kip...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

El Nino threatens to pack a punch this winter

Forecasters say a mighty El Niño warming eastern Pacific Ocean waters has the potential to bring nasty snowstorms to Southwest Colorado this winter. “It’s possible right now,” Bernie Meier, a...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police: Kids left in car as adults fought

The Cortez Police Department responded to a couple of calls on Saturday, Aug. 29, that involved children left in cars while adults fought indoors. Officers responded to the 600 block of North Ash...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rule-making for marijuana a complicated task

DENVER – If a good compromise is when both parties are dissatisfied, then state marijuana regulators have nailed their latest proposal. A public hearing Monday on rule-making by the Marijuana...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mining reclamation may be a pipe dream

DENVER – Despite cries for a focus on reclamation following the Gold King Mine spill, restoring thousands of inactive mines across Colorado and the nation may prove difficult, if not logistically...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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