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Houseboat infested with mussels is intercepted

A trailered houseboat encrusted with invasive mussels was discovered by Colorado Parks and Wildlife on the shoulder of U.S. Highway 160 at Mancos Hill Tuesday. The boat, which was on a blocked-up...

DATE: April 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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M-CHS mock crash provides tough love on dangers of drinking

Montezuma-Cortez High School students on Friday witnessed a mock crash that stressed the dangers of drinking and driving. The school’s prom was this weekend. Teachers told students to have a fun...

DATE: April 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez council to discuss school permit, grants on Tuesday

The Cortez City Council will meet Tuesday night to discuss a conditional use permit for Children’s Kiva Montessori School, state grants for the Parks, Recreation and Forestry Advisory Board and...

DATE: April 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Artists show off work at Cortez City Hall

Cortez city staff have held numerous tours and open houses since they moved into the new City Hall, but at a special reception on Wednesday, the focus was on the art decorating the walls. Several...

DATE: April 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez Parks and Recreation seeks grant for playground equipment

The Cortez Parks, Recreation and Forestry Advisory Board is seeking a grant in partnership with the Montezuma Inspire Coalition to buy playground equipment for City Park. At an unofficial public...

DATE: April 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Man gets probation sentence after sex offense

Dennis Leroy was sentenced to 60 days in jail and three years of probation after pleading guilty to misdemeanor unlawful sexual contact Thursday in Montezuma District Court. District Court Judge...

DATE: April 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Man’s SUV rolls off Mesa Verde cliff

An unattended Landcruiser rolled off a cliff at Mesa Verde National Park Thursday afternoon. No one was injured in the incident, said Chief Ranger Jesse Farias, which occurred about 4 p.m. at the...

DATE: April 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Broncos tour turns Cortez park orange and blue

Parque de Vida turned orange and blue on Friday as an estimated 2,000 fans came together in Cortez to meet players, cheerleaders and a mascot from the Denver Broncos. Linebacker Corey Nelson and...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Arizona man jailed in armed robbery of Durango marijuana dispensary

A 29-year old Arizona man suspected of robbing a Durango marijuana dispensary with an AR-15 rifle Tuesday night is in jail after a K-9 unit tracked him into the hills above Bodo Park. Alexander...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Crash near Mancos kills former owner of Trimble Hot Springs

The former owner of Trimble Hot Springs was killed in a one-vehicle accident south of Mancos on Thursday evening. The body of Ruedi Bear, 72, was discovered Friday morning in a field off Road J,...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez kids meet the Broncos during junior training camp

More than 100 Montezuma and Dolores county students had football practice with some very special guests at Cortez Middle School on Friday. Two Denver Broncos players, two cheerleaders and Miles the...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mancos town administrator Andrea Phillips resigns

Mancos Town Administrator Andrea Phillips has resigned after four years in the position. Phillips turned in her resignation letter Monday, Mayor Queenie Barz said Friday. Phillips’ contract as...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News