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Community Calendar

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DATE: Aug. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Living

Gold King Mine spill captures attention of world's media

Within 48 hours of the Gold King Mine spill, media from across the nation and around the world began converging on Durango to report about a river that turned orange. Michael Davis, an...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Young eagles are spreading their wings

DATE: Aug. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Clinton loses track of email controversy

Hillary Clinton gave an odd - and inaccurate - account of how the controversy over her emails as secretary of state mushroomed into a public spectacle. "If I had not asked for my emails all to be...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Columnists

Are you ready for the Balloon Festival?

By Marie Chiarizia The 11th Annual Mancos Valley Balloon Festival and Street Fair, scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26 through 4 p.m. Sunday, has announced its call for vendors. The annual...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Columnists

Protecting bucks from town dogs

I keep forgetting to mention how nice the iron fencing looks at the Catholic Church. Dee Dee Coppinger gave me a letter and attachment from Kelly Summer. The letter says in part, "Clarence Thompson...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Columnists

Unlocking the ancients

Local artist Jan Wright held an intimate workshop at the Mancos Public Library last week, helping attendees use her handcrafted Hands of the Ancients medicine cards to receive guidance and energy...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Living

Governor visits

TOWAOC - During an economic development tour at the Ute Mountain Ute reservation on Sunday, Gov. John Hickenlooper said he was impressed by the tribe's new state-of-the-art mill and packaging...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Excelsior proposals on tap for board

The town may be moving forward on options to help reach a consensus on how to move forward in the debate over Western Excelsior particulates. Many of the options up for consideration were first...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

County expands MoCo bus service

Public transportation in Montezuma County and beyond just got a little better. MoCo - a taxpayer-supported bus system serving county residents - recently upgraded its fleet. A new 10-passenger bus...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pipeline company plans noise mitigation measures

Neighbors of a natural-gas pipeline north of Mancos are upset about noise levels coming from a pumping station. The Mid American Pipeline transports natural gas through Montezuma County along an...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

A secret stash

Looking for a sweet place to crash? Check out these sweet pads, from refined alpine cottages to desert trailers with a view. Don’t miss this bus. Located near Mesa Verde National Park, between...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living