April issue updateTo our readers and advertisers: We've decided not to publish an April issue. This will be the first time in our 16-year history that we've missed an issue. But we know that many events we would have been spotlighting have been canceled, many of our advertisers are hurting, and some outlets that carry our newspaper (the Cortez Rec Center, for example) will be closed. It just makes sense not to print a paper for this coming month. We'll continue to offer updates online. And of course you have The Journal for continuing news coverage in the local area. Let's hope that by May things will be looking better. Stay healthy, everyone!
By Gail Binkly The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the comment period for a draft environmental impact statement regarding continuing treatment of salinity in the Lower Dolores River. The San Juan Citizens Alliance, an environmental …
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Print this articleIf you’ve lived in Colorado’s Third Congressional District for a while, the name of GOP gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis should ring a bell. But even if it doesn’t, I would like to sound one now — an alarm … Continue reading
Print this articleWhen people crowd into the Durango Arts Center for the start of “Always Patsy Cline,” they’re chatting and happy, full of anticipation. But by the time the show ends, the theater is mostly quiet, the silence punctuated with … Continue reading
Print this articleRecapture Canyon in Southeast Utah is a placid place in late July. Today, under a soft cloud cover that prevents the heat from becoming brutal, the only things moving are four hikers, birds flitting through the brush, and … Continue reading
Print this articleThis is the first in a two-part series about medical marijuana in Southwest Colorado. Related stories Reefer madness: Confusion over Colorado’s medical marijuana laws Pot Luck: Conflicting rules play havoc with the medical-marijuana industry County bans commercial MMJ … Continue reading