Publication: Cortez Journal

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GMO labeling unlikely to raise food costs

B y Chip and Bernadette TuthillProposition 105 would rehire labeling of genetically modified food in Colorado.In a ABC poll on July 10, 2014, 75 percent (plus or minus 4.38 percent) of Coloradans supported mandatory labeling and would vote yes to require ... [Published Cortez Journal - 7 hours ago]
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Hesperus fire chief stops by to save the day

There are many fine & wonderful people in the Four Corners. In our estimation you top the list!We experienced a blown out right rear tire on our 1996 GMC pickup. We were between Hesperus and Mancos. Being physically impaired, it was impossible for me ... [Published Cortez Journal - 7 hours ago]
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Town board discusses backyard farming

T he Mancos Town Board had a light meeting Sept. 24, which was slightly low on board members.Trustees Queenie Barz and Tod Kearns were absent, so as soon as new trustee Matthew Baskin was appointed, he was asked to take a seat behind the big desk, so ... [Published Cortez Journal - 7 hours ago]
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Nov. 4 election right around the corner

Mail-in ballots for the Nov. 4 general election will be sent to active registered voters to the address on their voter registration beginning the week of Oct. 12. To update your address or to register, visit www.GoVoteColorado.com or the county clerk's ... [Published Cortez Journal - 7 hours ago]
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Town board appoints Matthew Baskin

A s the newest member to the Mancos Town Board, 35-year-old Matthew Baskin has his work cut out for him."It's exciting in some way," he said. "But it's a lot of responsibility."Baskin was named by the town board on Sept. 24 to fill a seat left by Alan ... [Published Cortez Journal - 7 hours ago]
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Excelsior works to improve air quality

EnlargephotoSam Green/Mancos TimesKyle Hanson points out how one of the new auger machines will reduce the air particulates that escape from the Western Excelsior plant.L iving next to the Western Excelsior Plant in Mancos can be a dusty experience, something ... [Published Cortez Journal - 7 hours ago]
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Library plans outdoor program for kids

F or The Mancos TimesThe Mancos Public Library presents Outdoor Adventures at the Mancos Public Library, an after-school program.This program has been developed by a team of educators, biologists, artists, outdoor recreation specialists, and librarians ... [Published Cortez Journal - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Biologist, Education
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Mancos Valley Resources to host grant-writing workshop

F or The Cortez JournalMancos Valley Resources (MVR), a community support organization serving the Mancos Valley since 1995, will host an applied grant-writing workshop to be conducted by professional social sciences program developer, evaluator and grant ... [Published Cortez Journal - 7 hours ago]
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Study Red Arrow is safe

EnlargephotoJim Mimiaga/Mancos TimesResidents of Mancos listen as the EPA and Colorado health officials present the latest health and clean-up report of the now closed Red Arrow gold mill and mine.T wenty Mancos community members attended a presentation ... [Published Cortez Journal - 7 hours ago]
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1894 Days of muscatel wine and wonders in the sky

B y Darrel EllisSept. 14, 1894"Bob" the pet lynx belonging to Dr. Lowe has passed "over the range" Saturday evening when he broke his chain and went off on a lark, and while he was indulging his taste to the extent of two turkeys and one chicken, a bullet ... [Published Cortez Journal - 7 hours ago]
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Looking forward

B y Marianne GriffinThe Balloon Festival was great on Friday and Saturday and then the rains came.Everyone seemed to have a fun at the Street Fair while the sun was shining. Lots of music and entertainment plus activities for young people expanded the ... [Published Cortez Journal - 7 hours ago]
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Family, friends helped during trying times

W e would like to say thank you to all our friends and family that have helped us during our time of need.We received cards, flowers, great food and amazing support from our community.Most importantly, we want to say thank you for all the prayers.My health ... [Published Cortez Journal - Sep 30 2014]

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...evaluation from mercury surveillance, the potential for ambient exposures through inhalation pathways appears to be low," the report states. "Current and future exposures to tailings associated with the unpermitted mill are not likely to harm's people's health."
When GMO products are labeled, "the information is just one more piece of information on already crowded labels" USDA economists found. They found that label readers are mostly looking for attributes, like fat or fiber
"Part of the problem is we don't have an agreed upon definition of success" he said
"The town has received complaints from residents about livestock animals in town. Concerns range from lack of setbacks for coops and pens to odors, noise and animal welfare. The town board has discussed this issue several times in the past and has gathered public feedback in the form of a survey regarding fowl, and at board meetings and most recently, at mobile town hall meetings" board information stated

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1894 Days of muscatel wine and wonders in the sky [Published Cortez Journal - 7 hours ago]
Study Red Arrow is safe [Published Cortez Journal - 7 hours ago]
GMO labeling unlikely to raise food costs [Published Cortez Journal - 7 hours ago]
Looking forward [Published Cortez Journal - 7 hours ago]
Mancos Valley Resources to host grant-writing w... [Published Cortez Journal - 7 hours ago]
Excelsior works to improve air quality [Published Cortez Journal - 7 hours ago]
Library plans outdoor program for kids [Published Cortez Journal - 7 hours ago]
Hesperus fire chief stops by to save the day [Published Cortez Journal - 7 hours ago]
Town board discusses backyard farming [Published Cortez Journal - 7 hours ago]
Nov. 4 election right around the corner [Published Cortez Journal - 7 hours ago]
Town board appoints Matthew Baskin [Published Cortez Journal - 7 hours ago]
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