Library and museum

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MakerLab offers high-tech education, tools

As the world becomes ever more automated, the MakerLab at the Powerhouse Science Center wants to make sure Four Corners residents have the opportunity to learn to use high-tech tools like 3-D...

DATE: July 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Finding treasures at Center of Southwest Studies

Center of Southwest Studies opened a new exhibit on June 7. The exhibition, Treasures II: Virtuosity and Variations, is a continuation of the Treasures of the Southwest display that opened in...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Local museums thrive on tourism

Communities love their museums; they just don’t love them enough to keep them in business. Just like local retailers and restaurants, museums depend on tourists for attendance and revenue. Surely...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | COLUMN: A Take on Tourism

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Animas Museum revamps Native American gallery

The Animas Museum’s revamped gallery on Native American history highlights archaeological sites in La Plata County and offers a concise narrative. The gallery has been closed for several months...

DATE: April 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Bayfield to build accesible park next to library

The Pine River Library and the town of Bayfield received two grants, one from Colorado Health Foundation and one from Great Outdoors Colorado, to pay for construction of an ADA-accessible community...

DATE: April 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Friends of Pine River Library to hold Thursday ‘Lunch and Learn’

The Friends of the Pine River Library will hold a “Lunch and Learn” during the group’s annual membership meeting at 11 a.m. Thursday, at Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive. The meeting...

DATE: March 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Anasazi Heritage Center features exhibit on Wetherill family

An exhibit at the Anasazi Heritage Center will focus on the family that helped pioneer archaeology in Montezuma County. “Trowels, Trading Posts and Travelers,” which opens Friday, March 10, will...

DATE: March 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Center of Southwest Studies receives $25,000 grant

With the help of a $25,000 grant, the Center of Southwest Studies will open its new permanent Treasures of the Southwest exhibit Wednesday. The grant was awarded by the Henry Luce Foundation, which...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Celebrate national reading day at Pine River Library

The Pine River Library , , 395 Bayfield Center Drive in Bayfield, will celebrate National Reading Day from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday. Coffee and treats will be available by the fireplace, with a...

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

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Montezuma County Historical Society’s collections need new home

The Montezuma County Historical Society is in a game of musical chairs as Cortez and county officials prepare to move into new offices and sell old ones. The historical society depended on City...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Pine River Library opening hours to change Jan. 14

Because of budget cuts for fiscal year 2017 the Pine River Public Library , 395 Bayfield Center Drive, will open at 10 a.m. on Saturdays starting Jan. 14. For more information, contact 884-2222,...

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

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Winter book and bake sale at Pine River Library

The Friends of the Pine River Library District will hold its annual Winter Book and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Community Room at the Pine River Library. The sale will include...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News