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Hang holiday decorations with wildlife in mind

Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds residents to hang outdoor holiday decorations with wildlife in mind. Every year, bucks become snarled in decorations, CPW said in a news release, and in Salida...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan County-based recovery project receives award

The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado has received a 2018 Aliceann Wohlbruck Innovation Award from the National Association of Development Organizations for the San Juan...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Montezuma County Extension plans 4-H open house

The CSU Montezuma County Extension office will host a 4-H open house and enrollment night from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Dec. 4 at the County Annex, 107 N. Chestnut St., in Cortez Club and project leaders...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Cortez library, Sunflower Theatre host free showings of ‘Prince Caspian’

Cortez Public Library will present “Prince Caspian, Return to Narnia” at 1 and 3 p.m. Dec. 1. at the Sunflower Theatre. Seating is limited for both shows, and viewers may reserve a free ticket at...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Mesa Verde to offer free admission on five days in 2019

The National Park Service has announced the fee-free days for 2019, when visitors may experience all national parks, including Mesa Verde National Park, without entrance fees. They are: Jan. 21:...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Mountain lion cub seized after it got sick on bratwurst

After removing a mountain lion cub from a private home, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding the public it is illegal to possess wild animals and dangerous to the animals’ health. Although sick...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Dolores Ranger District plans slash burns

The San Juan Forest Dolores Ranger District plans to burn slash piles generated from forest thinning and timber sales in the Chicken Creek, Burnt Ridge, Spring Creek, Tayler Mesa and Lake Canyon...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

PCC to close cosmetology program at Southwest campus

The cosmetology program at Pueblo Community College Southwest in Mancos will close in May 2019. The school cut the program because of low enrollment and unsustainable jobs in the Mancos/Cortez...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez High School notifies parents of Safe2Tell report

Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1 received a report that a student might have been armed near the high school on Friday, but police and school administrators determined that students were not...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

FireWise changing name to Wildfire Adapted Partnership

As of Monday, FireWise of Southwest Colorado will change its name to Wildfire Adapted Partnership. The grass-roots organization, which started in 2003 after the Missionary Ridge Fire, received its...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pinon Project plans fun run, games and carnival for Oct. 27

The Piñon Project will kick off its annual Halloween festival Oct. 27 with a Pumpkin Fest featuring the 5K Zombie Run in Montezuma Park. The event will start with a 5K fun run starting off in...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM artist-in-residence plans Canyons of the Ancients presentation

Artist-in-residence Lanny Wagner will give a presentation about night photography at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum, 27501 Colorado Highway 184 in Dolores....

DATE: Sept. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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