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Mancos events raise funds for July Fourth fireworks

Funds from several weekend events in Mancos will go toward the town’s annual Fourth of July fireworks display. The roughly $8,000 show is funded entirely by donations, fundraising organizer Brandy...

DATE: June 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Library offers reading tips based on tattoos

The Durango Public Library has gone hip. Show them your tattoo, and librarians will offer recommendations for books, movies and music you might enjoy. “We wanted to show the library is for...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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Three lectures planned in Dolores Library’s Winter Tales series

As the weather warms up in Montezuma County, the Dolores Library’s “Winter Tales” lecture series will wrap up with stories from Peru, Mexico and Thailand. For the second year in a row, the library...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Seas’nings catering leaves a legacy in Montezuma County

Seas’nings, LLC, a Cortez-based catering business, closed on Jan. 1, but it has left its mark on Montezuma County’s food industry. Karen Sheek and Holly Tatnall started the company in 1998 out of a...

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

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Deaf student teaching lessons on accessibility

Going back to school as a single parent with two kids is challenging for many. For Amanda Schuster getting certified as a cosmetologist has had an additional layer of complexity because she is...

DATE: March 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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May the Texan influx ... begin

Ballantine Communications Inc. this week is releasing the debut issue of Dorado, a Southwest-lifestyle magazine that is focusing initially on Texas distribution. With a circulation of 50,000...

DATE: May 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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May the Texan influx ... begin

Ballantine Communications Inc. this week is releasing the debut issue of Dorado, a Southwest-lifestyle magazine that is focusing initially on Texas distribution. With a circulation of 50,000...

DATE: May 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Phillips addresses RV park questions

An RV park that may be developed east of Boyle Park and north of Grand Avenue has raised questions during recent public debates about its potential environmental impact. Some residents voiced their...

DATE: July 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

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Livery revival

A sheep wagon built in 1906, complete with original linoleum, is a spectacle most tourists would expect to find roped off in a museum. But in Mancos, two entrepreneurs are working to give new life...

DATE: July 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Living

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Livery revival

A sheep wagon built in 1906, complete with original linoleum, is a spectacle most tourists would expect to find roped off in a museum. But in Mancos, two entrepreneurs are working to give new life...

DATE: July 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

City, county to roll out pot rules

There’s a lot to weed through when talking about pot. Discussions may reach new highs Tuesday when the city of Durango and La Plata County holds public hearings on draft retail-marijuana...

DATE: May 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Finding a retail marijuana shop in Durango could be tough

The Durango City Council’s draft regulations on retail marijuana stores show it’s nearly impossible to locate them inside city limits. Councilors discussed retail and medical marijuana draft...

DATE: April 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News