Bears defense stands down for ailing opponent

The biggest offensive play for the Monument Valley Cougars in their 62-6 loss to Dolores last Friday came from an unlikely source.His name is Avery Black. The Monument Valley senior Avery Black is...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Report: TABOR prompts higher tax bills for most Coloradans

DENVER - More than 80 percent of Coloradans are paying more in property taxes now than they would have if the Taxpayer Bill of Rights had never passed according to a new study by Colorado State...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Sheriff's blotter

Monday, Aug. 24 2:35 p.m. A manager at Second Chance Thrift Store in Dolores complained about a customer writing a bad check that totaled $5.92. No charges were filed at the manager's request. ...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Victims in Sunday plane crash identified as Californians

The identities of four Californians who died in a plane crash Sunday north of Purgatory Resort were released Tuesday, two of whom weren't rated to fly the aircraft. The San Juan County Sheriff's...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Police: Kids left in car as adults fought

The Cortez Police Department responded to a couple of calls on Saturday, Aug. 29, that involved children left in cars while adults fought indoors. Officers responded to the 600 block of North Ash...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Time to make a getaway

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

County dentist serves 290

Since Medicaid expanded to include adult dental services, 290 adults have received care this year at the Montezuma County Health Department. "It shows there is a big need for oral health in this...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

CSU researching hemp in secluded test plot

Hidden in a corn field in southwest Colorado is a thriving hemp crop being cultivated by agronomists from Colorado State University. Despite the secrecy, the experiment testing 12 varieties of...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

River dog

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

BLM plans burns near Dove Creek

Starting Thursday, Sept. 10, officials expect to ignite several prescribed burns east of Dove Creek, or as conditions allow. The Bureau of Land Management's Tres Rios Field Office announced this...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

El Niño threatens to pack a punch

Forecasters say a mighty El Niño warming eastern Pacific Ocean waters has the potential to bring nasty snowstorms to Southwest Colorado this winter. "It's possible right now," Bernie Meier, a...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Nowlin wraps up river case

Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin told boating advocates on Tuesday that the June rafting accident was a "wake-up call" for all river users to pay attention and communicate with one another. No...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News