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Region 9 report reveals slight job growth in Montezuma County

Data recently released by the Region 9 Economic Development District show a slight increase in the number of jobs in Montezuma County in 2016, especially in the service sector. Region 9 economic...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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Photographer shares tips for shooting night sky

The latest artist-in-residence at Mesa Verde National Park gave photography-minded visitors a free guide to the night sky. Chris Eaton, a fine art photographer from Grand Junction, took nighttime...

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

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Pedestrian struck by car on north Main

Northbound traffic was temporarily reduced to one lane Tuesday evening after a pedestrian was hit by a car on north Main Avenue. John Dever with the Durango Police Department said two men were...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Here’s why you pay $249 to fly to Denver from Cortez

When Boutique Air raised its ticket prices in Cortez this summer, some customers accused the airline of unfair pricing. The reality is more complex. Boutique started serving the Cortez Municipal...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Rosa Sabido marks 100 days at Mancos sanctuary

Mancos residents gathered at the town’s United Methodist Church on Sunday to honor Cortez resident Rosa Sabido’s 100th day in sanctuary there. Sabido, a Mexican national, was told in May that her...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mancos welcomes visitors from its French sister city

Dozens of Mancos residents gathered at Mount Lookout Grange on Labor Day to welcome a group of tourists from their sister city in France. Several Mancos residents have spent months preparing for...

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

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New broadband company seeks to connect Montezuma County

While officials from local governments to business leaders in the private sector search for solutions to Montezuma County’s limited broadband, two Dolores residents are aiming to improve the...

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

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UPDATE: Boggy Draw fire outside Dolores grows

A low-intensity wildfire discovered Tuesday in the Boggy Draw area has grown to 40 acres, and a containment plan has been implemented, according to San Juan National Forest officials. The Draw Fire...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mesa Verde National Park to host Native American art show

Native American artists from the Four Corners region will visit Mesa Verde National Park on Labor Day weekend for the second annual Mesa Verde Art and Culture Fair. About a dozen painters,...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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Mesa Verde National Park launches podcast series

A podcast series about the prehistory of ancestral Puebloans in the Four Corners will launch Friday with three introductory episodes, according to a news release from the park. “Mesa Verde Voices”...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Southwest Health to open health clinic in Dolores

Southwest Health System is opening a health clinic in Dolores. The group purchased the office building at 601 Central Ave., formerly Mountain Stone, said Ken Boucher, chief ambulatory services...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Cortez speak-easy to open in former Pepperhead location

Just a few months after Pepperhead Restaurant closed, two of its former employees are opening their own restaurant in the same spot. Micky and Sandra Colorado are in the final stages of preparing...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business