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Youth Recovery Center marks 30 years in Glenwood Springs

GLENWOOD SPRINGS (AP) – Sara Bak recalls a particularly difficult day a couple of weeks into her six-week stay at Valley View Hospital’s in-patient Youth Recovery Center 12 years ago when, in her...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Four Corners cover crop study shows mixed results first year

Results are in from the first year of the Southwestern Colorado Research Center’s study on cover crops, and they are less than encouraging for dryland farmers. In 2015, the research center, which...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Four Corners Beekeepers to discuss how to keep bees healthy

The Four Corners Beekeepers Association’s monthly “Buzz Club” meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at Florida Baptist Church, 30296 U.S. Highway 160. Bill Collins will speak about...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Climate study shows trouble for upper Dolores River basin

Fish habitat in the upper Dolores River basin is at risk from overall warmer weather and longer, more intense droughts, according to a long-term climate study recently released by Trout Unlimited....

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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From mobile shop, man removes gang tattoos for young people

GREELEY (AP) – Jesus Bujanda and his wife, Gayedine, got the idea to open up a tattoo removal business thanks to their nephew. He’d been incarcerated and had a big neck tattoo. He’d had his...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Prescribed burn planned at Mesa Verde

Mesa Verde National Park is planning a prescribed fire between February 13 and March 13, weather permitting. The Chapin Mesa burn will be conducted to dispose of material created during fuel...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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FireWise offers orientation for new Neighborhood Ambassadors

FireWise of Southwest Colorado will offer an orientation session for residents who want to become Neighborhood Ambassadors for their communities. The session will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m....

DATE: Feb. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Southwest Colorado residents win wildfire mitigation awards

FireWise of Southwest Colorado announces that Rebecca Samulski, FireWise assistant director, and Jim Tencza, neighborhood ambassador for Timberdale Ranch in La Plata County, are recipients of...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Workshops in Mancos to help beginning farmers, ranchers

The Southwest Farm Fresh Cooperative will co-host two workshops in February for beginning and expanding farmers and ranchers. The workshops will take place at the Mount Lookout Grange in Mancos on...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Native plant society to discuss ‘Amazing Aster Family’

The Southwest Chapter of the Colorado Native Plant Society will offer a free presentation at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, in the Lyceum Room of the Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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This Boulder dog has a newspaper route

BOULDER (AP) – Many dogs are trained to fetch their owners’ newspapers. But one Boulder canine has separated himself from the pack by helping deliver papers to an entire neighborhood. For 11 years,...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Archaeological society to present talk about textiles

The San Juan Basin Archaeological Society will present a talk about Native American and Hispanic textiles at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, in the Lyceum at the Center of Southwest Studies at Fort...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life