Addie Schuenemeyer, co-founder of the Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project, walks through the greenhouse where young apple trees grown from scions and grafts are being raised in McElmo Canyon near Cortez on Nov. 25, 2019. "It's a race against time," she said. "Every year we lose more of the old trees." (Dean Krakel, Special to The Colorado Sun)

An apple revival near Four Corners is restoring hundreds of historic fruits — and the local ag economy

Using DNA testing in southwest Colorado, the Montezuma Orchard Restoration project welcomes back apple varieties like Winter Banana, Blue Pearmain, Ben Davis and Esopus Spitzenburg — and businesses are sprouting around them.

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Top Bureau of Land Management employees face deadline on Grand Junction HQ move

The Bureau of Land Management’s planned headquarters relocation to Grand Junction will net the city 27 jobs

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New federal charges against Planned Parenthood gunman don’t necessarily equate to a faster outcome

If Robert Lewis Dear’s competency is questioned in the federal case, as it was in the state case, a resolution to the deadly 2015 shooting at a clinic in Colorado Springs could still be far off