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Making hay when the sun shines

Haylee Sanchez, 6, looks over carrots at the Old Fort Farm Stand on Thursday at the clock tower at Fort Lewis College. Agriculture instructor Beth LaShell said the farm stand, which takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. every Thursday, sells produce grown by students at the Old Fort Lewis Campus in Hesperus. LaShell said the farm stand will continue weekly through the fall. Haylee is the daughter of Danielle and Brian Sanchez of Victorville, Calif.

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Members vote to keep Cortez chamber

Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce members voted unanimously to keep the business organization open Wednesday during a special meeting held to determine its future in the face of a revenue shortfall....

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Cortez examines pedestrian, cyclist safety, conducts sting operation

Pedestrians and cars are a potentially dangerous combination. Factor in a major highway serving as Main Street in Cortez, increased tourist traffic and more people walking during the summer, and...

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

7 arrested in protests outside hearing

PHOENIX – Seven opponents of Arizona’s tough new immigration law were arrested Thursday after they sat in the middle of a busy intersection and unfurled a massive banner that said “We will not...

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Judge hears immigration law arguments

PHOENIX – The Arizona immigration law came under new legal scrutiny in a packed courtroom Thursday as a federal judge considered whether the crackdown should take effect next week amid a flurry of...

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Norton fires back at Buck for ‘high heels’ dig

DENVER – Colorado Republican Jane Norton is kicking back after her Senate primary opponent made a dig about her footwear.Norton said she wasn’t offended when Ken Buck told a voter in a videotaped...

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Source: Computer workersuspected in Utah ‘list’

SALT LAKE CITY – A computer specialist for a state agency has come under suspicion in the distribution of a list of 1,300 purported illegal immigrants.A person familiar with the case identified the...

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Tancredo negotiating for spot on ballot

DENVER – Former GOP congressman Tom Tancredo is negotiating with the American Constitution Party to run for Colorado governor and replace their candidate, Benjamin Goss, on the ballot.The move...

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Risky crossing

DATE: July 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Passing through

DATE: July 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lending rules halt energy districts

La Plata’s County’s interest in financing solar panels for homeowners has been stopped in its tracks by federal mortgage regulations. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac – which control nearly all of the...

DATE: July 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas Museum director retires

Robert McDaniel, the longtime director of the Animas Museum who oversaw a critical reconstruction effort there in 2007, is retiring effective Nov. 1.“I’ve been here 33 years,” McDaniel said July...

DATE: July 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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