Category Archives: August 2019

No place like home: A conversation with Chuck Greaves, whose new book has a Southwest Colorado setting and characters

It’s a pleasure to report that after earning national acclaim for his five earlier novels, local author and my fellow Prose & Cons columnist C. Joseph Greaves has turned his attention to his Southwest Colorado backyard with his latest work … Continue reading

Published in August 2019

A mistrial is declared in the Howe case: The head of a nonprofit is accused of taking advantage of an elderly client’s trust

A mistrial was declared July 25 in the prosecution of a Cortez woman accused of bilking an elderly widow out of her home last year shortly after the death of her husband. Barbara Howe, head of Ability Consultants, a nonprofit … Continue reading

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A way to bring harmony: A Gourd Dance will be done at a Cortez church for the first time

Legendary contemporary dancer Martha Graham once reminded us that practice is how we learn: “Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. One becomes in … Continue reading

Published in August 2019

A sudden power shift: Empire Electric’s provider invites the feds to take over rate regulation, despite pleas to delay

Despite requests to delay the move, the Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association has decided to seek regulation by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) instead of state regulators. On July 9, the board of directors of Tri-State, which is the … Continue reading

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