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Health department to host Johnson & Johnson vaccine clinic Wednesday

The Montezuma County Public Health Department will host a Johnson & Johnson vaccine clinic on April 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The single dose vaccine is available for anyone age 18 and up. Public...

DATE: April 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez Wednesday, April 14 Presentation on “The last of the Old West: A cautionary tale” with author Vince Lee, 6-7 p.m., on Cortez library’s Zoom. Special moderator bestselling author Chuck...

DATE: April 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board hopes to hire superintendent this month

With longtime Superintendent Brian Hanson set to retire at the end of the school year, the Mancos school board hopes to finalize the selection of his replacement by the end of April. According to...

DATE: April 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jury trials return to courts in Montezuma County

Jury trials resumed this week in both district and county courts in the 22nd Judicial District, which includes Montezuma and Dolores counties. The pandemic forced a near-total suspension of jury...

DATE: April 9, 2021 | UPDATED: 1 day 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Biden will regulate gun device possibly used in Boulder shooting

A gun accessory possibly used by the gunman who killed 10 people at a Boulder King Sooper’s last month will be more regulated by the federal government, President Joe Biden said Wednesday as he...

DATE: April 9, 2021 | UPDATED: 1 day 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Gun control groups are investing millions in Colorado

Gun rights and gun control groups spent $15 million on congressional and state-level races in Colorado from 2012 to 2020, according to a Colorado Sun analysis. Gun-issue groups dropped an...

DATE: April 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Owner of Los Angeles Dodgers is buying up Crested Butte’s downtown buildings

Billionaire investor Mark Walter, the owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, is staking a claim in Gunnison County. A lot of claims, actually. The Chicago financier this year has quietly acquired six...

DATE: April 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man rescued after becoming stuck under truck

A Cortez man who became trapped under his truck on Fourth Street was rescued by Cortez Fire Protection District crews Friday morning. He was not injured. The man was changing the oil on his pickup...

DATE: April 9, 2021 | UPDATED: 1 day 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado senator meets with rural business owners to hear top concerns

As a former small-business owner and a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, freshman U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper has shown interest in using his position to help...

DATE: April 9, 2021 | UPDATED: 1 day 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Federal bill seeks to preserve Native American languages

Local educators hope a federal bill focused on Native American languages will enhance local Ute language education efforts. The bill, which would establish Native American language resource centers...

DATE: April 9, 2021 | UPDATED: 1 day 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Water supply, wildfire concerns loom over spring, summer

Once again, Southwest Colorado’s prolonged drought is expected to bring a host of challenges over available water and fire danger in the coming months. “I’m really worried about the conditions we...

DATE: April 9, 2021 | UPDATED: 1 day 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Despite nice weather, wildlife closures remain in effect

Despite the spring-like weather, select public lands closed to protect critical winter wildlife habitat for big game remain off limits until April 16. “People should still respect the closure,”...

DATE: April 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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