Category Archives: March 2019

The problem with plastic: Local business owners say ever-growing credit-card fees are draining their lifeblood

Print this articleA number of Montezuma County merchants and restaurant owners are organizing an effort to address the increasing use of credit cards. The problem with plastic is the processing fees that business owners pay to support the convenience at … Continue reading

Published in March 2019

HB 19-1177: What it would and wouldn’t do

Print this articleColorado’s HB 19-1177, a form of what’s called “red-flag legislation,” is designed to allow family or household members and law officers to petition a court for a temporary extreme risk protection order (ERPO) when someone is at risk … Continue reading

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The word ‘sanctuary’ poses problems, sheriff says

Print this articleMontezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin says a resolution passed by the Montezuma County commissioners stating that the county is “a sanctuary county for the constitutional right to keep and bear arms” won’t alter how he does his job. … Continue reading

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‘A sanctuary county for the constitutional right to keep and bear arms’: The Montezuma County Commission makes headlines with a new resolution, and there is talk of passing an ordinance

Print this articleCheered on by an overflow audience deeply concerned about gun rights, the Montezuma County commissioners on Feb. 28 unanimously passed a resolution aimed at opposing Colorado’s “red-flag” legislation. “Montezuma County, Colorado, is a Sanctuary County for the Constitutional … Continue reading

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