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ere’s a story you gotta hear:“My first wife was Granddad Johnson’s daughter Nettie. Granddad didn’t like for his children to marry. Nettie and I were planning to have a double wedding with Ollie...

DATE: March 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Program helps build families

The Cortez-based DARE to be You program has been a player on the national stage since 1979, developing programs and curriculum designed to empower youths, families and communities.Now, staff at the...

DATE: March 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Construction could improve safety at U.S. Highway 491, County Road M

Construction is underway on a $2.3 million intersection improvement project at U.S. Highway 491 and County Road M.The intersection has been identified as the Colorado Department of Transportation’s...

DATE: March 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Economic downturn takes toll on youths

Social services see effects as program funding declines

DATE: March 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Beverlin fills new public lands post

Dolores Public Lands Manager Steve Beverlin will serve as the first-ever Colorado Service First coordinator for the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Bureau of Land Management.The forest service’s Rocky...

DATE: March 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire destroys mobile home

Fire destroyed a mobile home Thursday morning near Mancos.The Mancos Fire Protection District responded just before 10 a.m. Thursday to find the mobile home fully engulfed in flame, Captain Scott...

DATE: March 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crash kills local man

DURANGO — Authorities have identified the victims involved in a fiery crash that killed three people Tuesday evening between Hesperus and Mancos Hill.A Colorado Springs family was passing through...

DATE: March 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dancers take steps toward universal peace

Event has sacred phrases, chants, movements

DATE: March 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

SJMA seeks volunteers for Canyons of the Ancients

San Juan Mountains Association and Canyons of the Ancients are recruiting volunteers to serve as trail information specialists for Sand Canyon.Volunteers will be trained to provide monument...

DATE: March 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

City will close 7th Street temporarily for construction

The city of Cortez will close Seventh Street at the Broadway intersection headed east, toward Mesa Elementary School, at 8 a.m. Monday, March 28. The street will reopen Friday, April 1, at 4...

DATE: March 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

County commissioners will consider zoning request

Montezuma County commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. Monday, March 28, at 109 W. Main St., Room 306, in Cortez.At 9:05 a.m., commissioners will hear the weekly road department report.At 10 a.m., the...

DATE: March 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Marijuana rules may change

Durango medical marijuana rules are likely to change numerous times in the months and years ahead to address local issues and state-level decisions.That was the message La Plata County...

DATE: March 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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