Montezuma County

May 30, 2013--Montezuma County-BLM water dispute lives (Durango Herald)

Two Montezuma County landowner groups and the county itself have told a water-court judge they’re not anywhere near settling a dispute over water claimed by the Bureau of Land Management.


April 19, 2013--Sen. Udall seeks drought aid (Cortez Journal)

Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., sent a letter to the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry on Monday asking the committee to add funding for livestock disaster assistance programs to the 2013 Farm Bill.


July 9, 2011--Breakwater will make McPhee boating safer (Cortez Journal)

Nearly two years after receiving go-ahead funding from the Colorado Division of Wildlife, Montezuma County officials are requesting bids for the installation of a breakwater at McPhee Reservoir. The county was granted $151,152 for the establishment of the breakwater from the 2009 Motorboat Access grant program provided by the division of wildlife.


Dolores, Montezuma, and San Miguel Counties Update

Dolores, Montezuma, and San Miguel agricultural producers are receiving help from the federal government after a year of drought-like conditions hampered growing efforts in the region. In February the U.S.


February 10, 2010--Drought prompts ag department to declare disaster status for Montezuma, Dolores counties (Cortez Journal)

Montezuma and Dolores agricultural producers are receiving help from the federal government after a year of drought-like conditions hampered growing efforts in the region. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Feb.


December 12, 2009--Restoration project improves health of Dolores River (Cortez Journal)

Some big equipment last week in the Dolores River channel across from Joe Rowell Park may precede big improvements to the river's health. Bill Coughlin, owner of Western Stream Works based in Ridgway, and Danny Bankston contracted with the U.S.

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