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Rico hires Kari Distefano as new town manager

Longtime Telluride resident Kari Distefano will take over as Rico town manager in May. “Rico is such an interesting community, and I’m really looking forward to working with the town council and...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Tipton condemns Democrats’ U.S. House sit-in

WASHINGTON – Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, released a statement Thursday on Facebook condemning the sit-in by Democrats on the floor of the House. Nearly 100 Democrats took control of the chamber...

DATE: June 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Meet the Dolores Seven of the town board

DATE: April 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

Mancos considers adding position for PR officer

A public information officer could be the newest position added to the Town of Mancos’ payroll. At their Nov. 10 meeting, trustees agreed that there was a need for the town to get out consistent...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Horseback education

Journalism students from Mancos High School got out of their chairs and onto horseback to learn about conservation easements and local history recently. Rim Rock Outfitters teamed up with the...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

Mancos marijuana regulations clarified

New marijuana regulations are on the books for the town of Mancos. The moratorium on new marijuana business licenses that the town has had in place since February will officially be lifted Nov. 19....

DATE: Oct. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

Mancos getting sister city in France

Southwestern Colorado and northwestern France may seem like worlds apart, but the Mancos Town Board hopes to close the distance through a sister city program. Town Administrator Andrea Phillips...

DATE: June 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Mt - news

Company OK'd for corridor redesign

The town board took a step toward a redesigned U.S. 160 corridor on Aug. 27 by approving an engineering company to start working on a plan. The board unanimously approved contracting with Russell...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Mt - news

VA bill expected to pass

Bipartisan legislation meant to improve medical care for veterans is expected to be approved by Congress this week and it may help meet the needs of locals by allowing them to seek care in the...

DATE: July 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local news

Tipton bill adds transparency to species data

Legislation that would require the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to review tribal, state and county data before listing an endangered species was approved by U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday....

DATE: July 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local news

Dolores board bans marijuana stores

The Dolores Town Board of Trustees met Monday and took care of business in 50 minutes flat during a heavy summer rainstorm. The ordinance to ban medical and retail marijuana stores passed 5-1 after...

DATE: July 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Ds - news

County getting $172,637 in PILT

The federal government will send Montezuma County $172,637 this year to help fill county coffers and make up for tax-exempt public lands in the area, according to an announcement last week....

DATE: June 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Ds - news