Crib Wall Replacement on 550
Posted by <> on 4/28/2017 10:55:00 AM.
The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and contractor Rock & Company will soon begin work to improve the safety and integrity of US Highway (US) 550 by replacing several under-highway downhill retaining walls, known as crib walls, on Molas Pass, just south of Silverton in San Juan County. Two separate crib walls will be reconstructed, one at mile point (MP) 68.6 and one at MP 68.75, approximately two miles south of Silverton. During construction motorists will be restricted to single-lane alternating traffic through the project zone.
cribwall, highway 550

Marijuana Banking Bill
Posted by <> on 4/28/2017 9:09:00 AM.
Colorado Congressman Ed Perlmutter is hoping fellow politicians will help solve the biggest issue facing the legal pot industry. He's co-sponsoring legislation to allow banks to serve marijuana businesses without repercussions from the federal government.
banking, pot, Perlmutter

Watercraft Banned at Lemon
Posted by <> on 4/28/2017 9:07:00 AM.
The U.S. Forest Service is banning motorized watercraft on a southwest Colorado reservoir. The agency announced yesterday that it would ban boats with motors on the Lemon Reservoir for the next three years. The Forest Service said in a news release that the reservoir just northwest of Durango was being threatened by invasive species such as zebra mussels.
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Bennet Slams Tax Cuts
Posted by <> on 4/27/2017 10:41:00 AM.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is slamming President Trump's proposal on tax reform. The move unveiled yesterday would reduce the number of tax brackets from seven to three.
senator, bennet, taxes

Montrose Student is Journalism State Champ
Posted by <> on 4/27/2017 10:39:00 AM.
Two Montrose High School students placed in the top five at the State level for Future business leaders of America. Kaileigh Lyons was the State Champion in Journalism.
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EO May Effect Bears Ears
Posted by <> on 4/26/2017 9:36:00 AM.
A review of national monument designations stretching back 20 years, including Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante, will begin today. The look into monuments will start after President Donald Trump signs an executive order at the Department of the Interior.
trump, bears ears

Romney's Nephew Running for Governor
Posted by <> on 4/26/2017 9:34:00 AM.
The nephew of former Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is now running for governor of Colorado. Investment banker Doug Robinson announced his candidacy for the 2018 race in a letter sent to Republican supporters. In his letter, the KPMG banker touted his experience in business as the reason why he would be the best choice.
mitt, robinson, colorado, governor

Pit Bulls Decapitated
Posted by <> on 4/26/2017 9:33:00 AM.
New details in the investigation of the death of two dogs in Mesa County show they may have been placed on a set of railroad tracks after they died. KKCO-TV reports that a Union Pacific train conductor told the Mesa County Sheriff's Office that the two pit bulls were definitely dead before a train hit them last week near Orchard Mesa. The impact from the train decapitated both dogs and investigators are trying to find out how the dogs got onto the tracks.
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