1,035 acres going into conservation

The Cortez-based Montezuma Land Conservancy signed agreements with three private landowners in May and June to establish 1,035 acres of conservation easements. The volunteer easements attach...

DATE: June 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Mancos high-altitude running, training center is up for sale

Owners of the high-altitude running club and athletic training center, the Mancos Project, have put the 2-year-old business on the market. Since Ben Hahn announced he and his wife were moving to...

DATE: June 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

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

Politics burn through wildfire discussion

DENVER - Federal agriculture and interior chiefs took a jab at Congress during an event Tuesday near Denver, asking for lawmakers to spend more money on wildfire-prevention measures. Agriculture...

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

Newlywed sentenced after threat

Within a month of being married, a New Mexico man admitted to threatening to kill his new wife with scissors. Out of custody, Louie Gonzales, 56, was sentenced to 24 months of supervised probation,...

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

Attempted escape adds 3 years to killer's life sentence

Serving life behind bars, a convicted murderer had three years added to his sentence last week after he pleaded guilty to charges in a failed jailbreak. A public defense attorney had planned to...

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

Expect delays on U.S. 160

The Colorado Department of Transportation began resurfacing U.S. Highway 160 west of Hesperus on May 10, but beginning this week, the project is expected to begin causing traffic delays. The area...

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

FSA nominations begin this week

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced that the nomination period for local Farm Service Agency county committees began Monday, June 15. FSA has seen arise in the number of nominations,...

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

Emergency alerts available in county

Area public safety agencies have partnered with Nixle to implement its Community Notification System to alert residents in real-time for localized emergency situations and relevant community...

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

Help for dryland farms

The Southwestern Colorado Research Center has received a $249,269 grant to study how using cover crops can improve soil health for dryland farmers. Five farmers in southwest Colorado and southeast...

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

Second U.S. 160 corridor meeting on June 23

Work with CDOT on improving the Highway 160 Corridor will continue with a second public input session on Tuesday, June 23rd from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Mancos Community Center. This is a follow...

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

What do you need to get by?

How much money do you need in Colorado to survive without help? A new calculation shows it's getting harder for families to meet their needs. On average, Coloradans needed to earn 53 percent more...

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

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