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Sunflower Theatre director Kim Welty checks the lighting for the stage at the new theater.

Sunflower Theatre to open in downtown Cortez

The Sunflower Theatre, nearly five years in the making, was a flurry of activity last week as crews put the finishing touches on the venue in downtown Cortez.

The theater opened unofficially last weekend at...

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Gallery Night showcases local students’ projects

Fourteen individual and group projects were highlighted as students from Montezuma-Cortez elementary schools participated in a Gallery Night at Mesa Elementary on Jan.

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CSU sets legal framework for hemp studies

Colorado State University’s experimental research station in Yellow Jacket has the green light to grow and study industrial hemp varieties this spring, according to CSU...

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Historical society wants Goose No. 5

The Galloping Goose Historical Society is requesting that the town of Dolores transfer the title of the Galloping Goose No. 5 over to them.

The GGHS is seeking official...

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Dolores State Bank receives A+ rating

Dolores State Bank has received an A+ financial health rating from consumer information website, DepositAccounts.com, based on third quarter 2014 data.

The rating puts...

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LaChapelle relocates shop to Durango

The past two years have been a whirlwind for 19-year-old Mancos resident Easton LaChapelle.

He's given a TED talk, landed a job with NASA, met the president, and last...

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