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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 | 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 | 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 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez man convicted on two of four drug charges; seven dismissed

A Cortez man who was arrested in 2016 on suspicion of importing drugs from Mexico was found guilty Nov. 29 of two out of the 11 charges originally brought against him. Ryan Buffington pleaded not...

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

Old and new restaurants appear at Taste of the Seasons

The 19th annual Taste of the Seasons fundraiser at Four Seasons Greenhouse on Thursday offered guests a wide variety of tastes for a good cause. About 20 local restaurants, breweries and chefs...

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

Colorado aims to clean up trashy record on recycling

New goals could help clean up the state’s trashy record on waste. Colorado diverts only 12 percent of its waste from the landfill, far below the national average of 34 percent, according to a...

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

Police Blotter

Friday, Nov. 17 3:30 p.m. : A man was arrested at National 9 Motel, 301 W. Main St., on suspicion of disturbing the peace after his girlfriend reported he was yelling at her and behaving in a...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: For the record

Hopi last of Arizona tribes to sign gambling agreement

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Hopi Tribe has signed an agreement with Arizona that allows it to lease or operate up to 900 slot machines — the last of the state’s tribes to do so. Hopi Chairman Herman...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

High speed car chase ends Saturday south of Hesperus

A high-speed car chase that reached speeds of 95 miles per hour ended Saturday night after the driver ran off the road about 8 miles south of Hesperus. According to Colorado State Patrol Cpt....

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores holds annual Christmas Bazaar

This was Ruby Gonzales’ 26th year organizing the annual Dolores Christmas Bazaar, an annual arts and crafts show that draws participants from as far away as Monticello and Telluride. The proceeds...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News