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County declares mill fire an emergency disaster

Montezuma County commissioners on Monday approved a declaration of an economic disaster in the wake of the Western Excelsior fire on May 8. The fire that destroyed the Mancos mill caused the loss...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mancos Cowboy half marathon set for Saturday

The fourth annual Mancos Cowboy Half-Marathon, 5K and Fun Run is scheduled for Saturday morning at the Mancos Public Library. The half-marathon will start at 7:30 a.m., and the 5K race will start...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Farmers market offers chance to buy a share of a dairy herd

The Cortez Farmers Market is in full swing, offering its usual fabulous array of local foods, produce, crafts, meats, canned goods, baked goods, flowers, music and eclectica. Throw in a healthy...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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Documentary footage on missing Mesa Verde hiker filmed in Cortez

A studio is filming a documentary in Cortez and Mesa Verde National Park this week, to focus on the search and rescue efforts surrounding the disappearance of Mitchell Dale Stehling, 51, in 2013....

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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UPDATE: Woman dies after 3-vehicle crash on Main Street

A Jeep Cherokee hit two vehicles on Main Street about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to Cortez police, resulting in the death of a passenger.The Jeep started on Mildred Road and jumped the curb near...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez schools declare critical teacher shortage

Cortez school board members on Tuesday voted to declare a critical teacher and bus driver shortage. Assistant Superintendent Dan Porter said 31 district staff members have resigned since the end of...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Report pending on Rico home explosion

The investigation report on a home explosion in Rico that killed a woman on Jan. 23 has yet to be released, according to the Rico Fire Department. Lisa Salliby, 42, was killed in the explosion,...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Galloping Goose schedules New Mexico excursions

Take a ride on the historic Galloping Goose rail bus during its summer and fall excursions on the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad in northern New Mexico. The Goose No. 5, based in Dolores, will...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Boating below McPhee dam is wrapping up

McPhee Reservoir managers expect the rafting flows on the Lower Dolores River to end this week as the last of the mountain snowpack melts off. At noon June 21, flows below the dam were at 800 cubic...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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First Cortez high school demolition phase is complete

The retired Montezuma-Cortez High School demolition project was back on track Monday morning after slipping over the weekend, and Re-1 School District Owner’s Representative Jim Ketter said Tuesday...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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New wing of Southwest Memorial Hospital dedicated

A new wing under construction at Southwest Memorial Hospital was dedicated Tuesday in a “topping-out ceremony” attended by about 30 doctors and hospital board members. The metal framework for a new...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Ukulele group Aloha Club to play at Mancos State Park

Mancos State Park is hosting two musical events in the coming weeks as part of its Music in the Park summer series, according to a news release from Colorado Parks and Wildlife. The local ukulele...

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News