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12 Hours of Mesa Verde attracts 849 riders

With a light breeze tussling nearby flags and the sun peaking through some light cloud cover, 849 riders arrived at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds on May 13 to participate in the 12 Hours of Mesa...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Volunteers clear new Geer Park trail access in Cortez

A third entrance to the Geer Natural Area in Cortez was opened on Saturday by a team of volunteers, several months after it was first proposed by property owner Keith Evans. This is the second year...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Blevins again leads Durango charge at US Cup of mountain biking

Durango’s dominance in mountain biking gets bigger every year. That was evident last weekend at the second leg of the US Cup series in San Dimas, California. Olympian Howard Grotts returned to a...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

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Durango’s Main Avenue mobility plan complete

Making north Main Avenue more inviting for pedestrians and cyclists will require new lanes, intersection improvements and streetscaping. A recently completed mobility study of north Main Avenue...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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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: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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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

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. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News