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Park service employees Neil Perry and Jesse Farias discuss the horse issue with protester Denise Milleron Tuesday. Six wild horses died at Mesa Verde ...

Horse deaths trigger protest at Mesa Verde

The recent deaths of six feral horses at Mesa Verde National Park triggered an organized protest Tuesday in front the park’s Visitor and Research Center.

Protesters say the horses died of dehydration,...

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Education

Mancos schools near Aug. 4-5 registration

Parents and guardians can register students on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. or Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

One-stop pre-kindergarten...

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Agriculture

Rayanne McClure named top cake artist

To a round of applause, 12-year-old Rayanne McClure was crowned the winner of the Montezuma County Fair cake-decorating contest.

Her face lit up when awarded the grand...

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Business

Pipeline gives an edge in gas liquids

The Front Range Pipeline that runs through eastern El Paso County has positioned Colorado to take advantage of the burgeoning market for natural gas liquids.

The...

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Obituaries

Leonard Simon Gallegos

Funeral Mass for Leonard Simon Gallegos will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, August 1 at St.

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Columnists

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The way to the geyser

A unique geologic and pungent attraction beckons visitors traveling up the West Dolores Road in the San Juan National Forest.

The newly improved Geyser Spring Trail (No.

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Diving into Mancos

Boyle Park filled with music and laughter during Mancos Days this weekend as participates dove face-first into pie-eating contests, competed fiercely at softball and wrangled...

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