At its conception, the Cortez Cultural Center was designed to showcase the rich historical and cultural resources this area has to offer. As it begins its 25th year, it has filled that role...
DATE: July 5, 2012 |
Congratulations to Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1, which was approved last week for a $21 million Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) grant.Now, in order to receive the BEST funds, the...
DATE: July 3, 2012 |
Homes burned in Colorado wildfires between 1976 and 2006: 387Homes burned in Colorado wildfires so far in 2012: At least 625.Homes burned in Montezuma County wildfires so far in 2012: 0.Those are...
When the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling on Arizonas immigration law, all sides claimed victory to various degrees. That is the first sign that there is a healthy dose of nuance in the...
DATE: June 27, 2012 |
Government is not popular in the rural West. It costs money. It makes decisions that often are unpopular and occasionally seem inexplicable. It issues restrictions that sometimes thwart what...
DATE: June 25, 2012 |
The presidents decision not to deport young immigrants who are in this country illegally makes good sense on several levels, including one that his critics ought to at least grudgingly support.If...
DATE: June 22, 2012 |
The average American family lost 40 percent of its net worth between 2007 and 2010, a study by the Federal Reserve has shown.Thats no surprise. Stock prices dropped precipitously. Across much of...
DATE: June 18, 2012 |
A half-dozen times, Colorado lawmakers have failed to pass legislation that would offer reduced college tuition to Colorado high school graduates who are in the country illegally, despite...
DATE: June 15, 2012 |
Summer jobs used to be a fact of life for most teens. They were babysitters, lifeguards, lawn mowers and errand runners. They pumped gas, waited tables, drove grain trucks, ran cash register,...
DATE: June 13, 2012 |
When the state Legislature opens its 2013 session in January, our lawmakers should remember this years primary election. What should be a simple change to state election law could save counties...
DATE: June 11, 2012 |
Montezuma County benefits greatly from contested Republican primaries, because most years those primaries determine who will serve. This years commission contests have been especially strong,...
DATE: June 8, 2012 |
This years district attorney race, although wildly entertaining, is not likely to serve the 22nd Judicial District especially well.Incumbent DA Russell Wasley has won convictions, but he also has...
About 200 people took to Main Avenue to protest public health orders that have shut down businesses and required face coverings in crowded areas.
Montezuma-Cortez celebrated commencement Thursday with a parade and ceremony at the high school.
Hundreds of people lined Main Avenue in Farmington on Thursday to protest state health orders that have kept counties in northwest New Mexico on a slower reopening schedule than the rest of the state.
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