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CDOT to begin work on U.S. 160 and Colorado 145

The Colorado Department of Transportation and A-1 Chipseal-Rocky Mountain Pavement will start two roadwork improvement projects on Monday. The projects are expected to last through November, CDOT...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman cited in Cortez T-ball brawl is granted deferred sentence

Keesha MacAulay, who was issued a summons for disturbing the peace after a June fight at a children’s T-ball game, has received a deferred sentence from Cortez Municipal Court. MacAulay was one of...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prescribed burn planned for Lone Mesa

In an effort to improve deer and elk habitat, and to reduce the buildup of fuels on the ground, Colorado Parks and Wildlife plans to conduct a controlled burn on Lone Mesa State Park in the...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photographer Kit Frost is Mesa Verde artist-in-residence

Durango photographer Kit Frost, October’s artist-in-residence at Mesa Verde National Park, plans to offer a free public program on Oct. 13. Frost will share a presentation on the history of art in...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Rico man missing; car found on Wolf Creek Pass

Authorities are searching for Matthew Johnston, of Rico, who has been missing since Sept. 4. According to the Mineral County Sheriff’s Office, Johnston made a 911 call explaining that he was lost....

DATE: Oct. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crow Canyon names Liz Perry as new president and CEO

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center has announced that Elizabeth (Liz) Perry will be the organization’s new president and CEO, effective Jan. 1. Perry, currently a member of Crow Canyon’s Board...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Three-car crash shuts down Broadway near Cortez

A three-vehicle collision Friday afternoon resulted in multiple injuries and shut down U.S. Highway 491 near County Road N. Cortez and Lewis-Arriola firefighters, Colorado State Patrol troopers and...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wildfire north of McPhee Reservoir contained, Forest Service says

Nearly an inch of rain on Saturday helped contain the Hoppe Fire north of McPhee Reservoir in the Dry Creek Recreation Area, fire officials report. Forest Service Fire Engine Capt. Mike Bryson said...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores River Anglers host cleanup at fishing ponds

On Oct. 7, the Dolores River Anglers Chapter of Trout Unlimited will host a fall cleanup day at the Twin Spruce Fishing Ponds north of Dolores. The Dolores River Anglers will be joined by members...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Red flag warning issued for Southwest Colorado

A red flag warning is in effect in parts of Southwest Colorado from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday because of expected gusty winds, low humidity and dry fuels, the National Weather Service said...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT hiring snowplow drivers, maintenance workers

Colorado Department of Transportation is hiring permanent and seasonal full-time and part-time snowplow drivers and road maintenance workers across the state. Most positions starting in November....

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sky Ute Casino team members send donations to Houston

When the team members of Sky Ute Casino Resort saw the news of the flooding and devastation in Houston, they knew something needed to be done. Employees of Sky Ute Casino Resort went into action...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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