Cortez Police Chief Roy Lane, who until his recent retirement was the longest-serving police chief in the state of Colorado, has died after a lengthy illness. A memorial service and reception will take place beginning …
Southwest Colorado has been chosen as the focus of a new effort to improve forest health and increase the resilience of forests and communities. The Rocky Mountain Restoration Initiative, which includes 30 organizations, is planning …
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Category Archives: July 2018
Print this articleIn their first election under new federally mandated voting districts, residents of San Juan County, Utah, on June 26 ousted incumbent commissioner Rebecca Benally. Final election results are expected to be posted by July 10, but preliminary results … Continue reading
Print this articleA peculiar situation in which Montezuma County’s longtime extension agent, Tom Hooten, was locked out of his new office has apparently been resolved. Both Hooten and his supervisor, C.J. Mucklow, the western regional supervisor for the Colorado State … Continue reading
Staking their claim: The Montezuma County commissioners pass a bold resolution, but what does it really mean?
Print this articleIn a move that supporters called significant but skeptics said was meaningless, the Montezuma County commissioners have adopted a resolution asserting claims over a number of roads and trails crossing public lands. The resolution, passed unanimously on June … Continue reading