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Kinder Morgan, county argue in Colorado Supreme Court

The Colorado Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday in Kinder Morgan’s tax case against Montezuma County. The 9-year battle stems from a 2008 dispute over the company’s reported assessed...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Minimum wage increase, other new laws take effect Jan. 1

DENVER – The minimum wage will begin to rise, it will be tougher to amend the state constitution, and primary elections will change with the new year. Along with state amendments and propositions...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Three marshal candidates face public scrutiny

The Mancos town administrator announced Wednesday that three candidates for the marshal post will move forward. The three candidates face a psychological evaluation, drug test, background...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Gold King Mine spill legislation drowns in Colorado Legislature

DENVER – Southwest Colorado feels forgotten in the aftermath of the Gold King Mine spill, state lawmakers heard Wednesday. Rep. Don Coram, R-Montrose, expressed the sentiment to a House committee...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Court: Employees can be fired for pot use

DENVER - The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday set a precedent with national implications after ruling that employers can fire employees for using medical marijuana off the job. The unanimous...

DATE: June 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

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Court says employees can be fired for pot use

DENVER - The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday set a precedent with national implications after ruling that employers can fire employees for using medical marijuana off the job. The unanimous...

DATE: June 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

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City ponders panhandling puzzle

Drafting new laws to limit panhandling is proving to be a challenge for Durango. The city stopped enforcing a law that prohibited loitering for purposes of begging last fall after it received a...

DATE: May 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

A widget for your widgets

What are the pros and cons of starting a business in Dolores versus Cortez or in the county versus the city limits? An online tool, released in May specifically for Colorado, gives business owners...

DATE: June 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Living

A new widget for your widgets

What are the pros and cons of starting a business in Dolores versus Cortez or in the county versus the city limits? An online tool, released in May specifically for Colorado, gives business owners...

DATE: June 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Board refines pot rules Mancos may permit retail sales in mid-July

The town board inched closer to permitting recreational marijuana sales at a meeting on May 28, voicing approval of more fine-tuned regulations. The town’s moratorium on recreational marijuana...

DATE: June 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez weighs retail pot ban

A final reading and public hearing is held tonight at City Hall to extend a commercial marijuana moratorium until 2015. The Cortez City Council voted unanimously last month to approve Ordinance No....

DATE: June 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Town board refines pot regulations

The town board inched closer to permitting recreational marijuana sales at a meeting on May 28, voicing approval of more fine-tuned regulations. The town's moratorium on recreational marijuana...

DATE: June 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News