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Bike swap planned for Cortez

An upstart mountain biking development club for youth is planning a bike swap/sale in Cortez this spring. Organizers with High Desert Devo are hosting the event to raise funds for local youth...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Ride the Rockies cyclists headed to Southwest Colorado

Two thousand bicyclists will pedal 447 miles through Southwest Colorado in June, spending two nights in Durango as part of Ride the Rockies.The seven-day ride starts June 11 in Alamosa and ends...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Paths to Mesa Verde depends on easements

Several proposed routes for the Paths to Mesa Verde trail were laid out for public viewing during a packed meeting at the Cortez Recreation Center on Wednesday. Trail alternatives extend between...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Cycling club holds snow-bike event

Support snow-biking, eat some chili, and shoot a BB gun during the second annual Groomer Party scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 12 at the Boggy Draw parking lot. The Southwest Colorado Cycling...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Bike repair station installed at Horse Gulch

Cyclists on the Horse Gulch Trail now have a nearby repair station in case they need air in a tire or to tighten up something. The station was installed in December at the trailhead, near East...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: More sports

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Feds approve MLP for Montezuma, La Plata counties

A master leasing plan for oil and gas development in eastern Montezuma and western La Plata counties has been approved by the Washington, D.C., office of the Bureau of Land Management, officials...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

Paths to Mesa Verde meeting scheduled for Mancos

The Paths to Mesa Verde Design Team and the town of Mancos invite Montezuma County residents to the first community meeting Thursday, Dec. 15 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Mancos Town Hall.The meeting...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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County explores trail to Montrose

Montezuma County commissioners have requested that the Bureau of Land Management work with them on an idea to create a backcountry recreation route from Cortez to Montrose. Commissioner Larry Don...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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BLM to use interactive online map for travel-plan comments

The BLM’s Tres Rios office plans to roll out an interactive online map that allows people to submit comments on what roads and trails they use. The program will launch in January on the Tres Rios...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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County seeks compromise for oil and gas at Phil’s World

Montezuma County wants to protect Phil’s World from excessive oil and gas development, and it wants to protect the county from excessive federal regulation.The county believes it has a simple...

DATE: April 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

Walker, Lacourciere win inaugural races at Geer Park

Mike Walker and Lauren Lacourciere on Saturday, March 19 won the men’s and women’s inaugural 5K races of the Geer Park Trail Series, which was designed to promote the trail’s use, healthy...

DATE: March 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: More sports

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Fort Lewis’ Sofia Gomez-Villafañe sees top 20 result at UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships

A race marred with controversy provided the stage for one special Fort Lewis College cyclist to excel in front of a global audience. After winning the USA Cycling Collegiate Cyclo-Cross Nationals...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: More sports