Emery Cowan

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Tribal park offers more exclusive encounter with history

Deep in Mancos Canyon, where juniper-topped mesas crumble into valleys of sandstone boulders, Rick Hayes pulled off to the side of the dirt road and clambered up a steep dirt path. There, on the...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Journal’s parent firm hires new CEO

Ballantine Communications Inc.’s new chief executive officer will focus his efforts on creating new revenue streams, garnering new audiences and expanding the company’s reach beyond its current...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Precipitation slows West Fork fires

Afternoon and evening precipitation during the weekend helped firefighters battling the West Fork Complex in the San Juan and Rio Grande national forests near Wolf Creek Pass. The weather has...

DATE: July 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rushing to produce, company cutting some corners

CAHONE – Coy Bryant had to raise his voice over the din of construction humming away behind him. Welders threw sparks in the air as they worked near the new compressor that will soon rev up to...

DATE: June 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Governor at Mesa Verde

Sweeping views of the La Plata Mountains and Mesa Verde National Park served as a dramatic backdrop Thursday as Gov. John Hickenlooper signed two bills related to wildfire prevention and response....

DATE: May 28, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Eagle-Net seeks support

Federal auditors tasked with reviewing a much-criticized statewide broadband Internet project funded with $100.6 million in federal stimulus money have a host of additional issues to examine during...

DATE: May 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

Growing corn profits

TOWAOC — The bright green alfalfa fields appear like a surreal oasis tucked into the rolling hills of desert shrubbery that extend south as far as the eye can see. Here, 12 miles southwest of...

DATE: May 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute Mtn. members attempt recall

A group of Ute Mountain Ute tribal members dissatisfied with current leadership are gathering signatures to trigger a recall election of Chairman Gary Hayes.So far, the group has gathered about 400...

DATE: June 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Science fair lets kids ‘study what they’re actually interested in’

When a new seed-crushing plant designed to turn sunflower seeds into biofuel began operating in Dove Creek in 2005, Jordan Lestina got to thinking about how local farmers could increase the oil...

DATE: March 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

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