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Traffic navigates around the construction on Edith Street. Rain has delayed aspects of the Paradise Village project.

Paradise Village behind schedule

The roughly $2.3 million water, sewer and road overhaul of the Paradise Village neighborhood is trucking along, but the project continues to depend on the weather.

“Our contract went through Nov. 13 to...

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Sleeping Ute flower rebounds

A reassessment of threats to a wildflower found only on Ute Mountain Ute land has convinced the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that the species no longer needs Endangered Species...

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One airlifted after crash on highway

One person was airlifted for medical treatment after a traffic accident Sunday morning on Colorado Highway 145.

According to a Colorado State Patrol spokesperson, the...

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Ancient N. America connected to Mexico

Modern borders have skewed how ancient civilizations are interpreted, says Steve Leckson, a University of Colorado archaeologist.

Great North American civilizations from...


Southwest Open School: SWOSology at 30 years

Southwest Open School hits a milestone this year, as it celebrates 30 years of offering an educational alternative for high school students in Montezuma County.

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Local 4-H members win big at Colorado State Fair

Local 4-H members from throughout Montezuma County earned the opportunity to send their projects to the Colorado State Fair by being first in their division and age group at the...

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Ray Duncan, ski area founder, dies

Purgatory Resort will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year, but the community institution and winter economic driver might never have come to be without founder Raymond Twomey...

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