Category Archives: April 2014

A ‘wrenching’ new film explores the legacy of Edward Abbey

Print this articleImagine a darkened performance hall with over 200 people, silently waiting for a film to begin. The screen lights up to show a grizzled man in a plaid shirt, who begins to speak: “I found myself a displaced … Continue reading

Published in April 2014

Thinking outside the box

Print this articleSheriff, jail administrators implement programs to increase safety, cut costs When Montezuma County’s Detention Center was built in 2001, following the passage of a sales-tax measure in 1999 that provided the funding, the facility was designed to hold … Continue reading

Published in April 2014

Juggling act on the Dolores River

Print this articleCounty planners struggle to balance property rights and public safety as they mull the valley’s management plan After countless hours of discussion and debate about the Dolores River Valley Plan, members of the Montezuma County Planning and Zoning … Continue reading

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Freight rail in the Four Corners: Is it feasible, or a pipe dream?

Print this articleEconomic development in the Four Corners has long been hampered by a lack of major transportation infrastructure to carry goods in and out of the area. But it’s possible that may change. A plan is under way to … Continue reading

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For hemp advocates, green could mean gold

Print this articleHemp won’t get you high – but some people think it could make you rich. Colorado gained national attention in November 2012 when voters passed Amendment 64 that legalized marijuana for recreational purposes. But while the national spotlight … Continue reading

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