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Educators make math count

Every high school student who has filled a desk in a math class has, at one point or another, thought, “I will never use this in the real world.”Such is the battle fought by math and career and...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Agriculture department will hold commodity distribution

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will hold a commodity distribution from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds, 30100 U.S. Highway 160, Cortez, and from 8 to 9...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge favors Mancos schools

DENVER — A federal judge has ruled against a former Mancos principal who sued the school district for not rehiring her.Laura Harper sued after the school board approved rehiring her as the...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Verde Fest rolls out ‘green’

Living a green lifestyle involves far more than energy efficient appliances and properly sealed windows, and the Verde Fest is an excellent opportunities to discover what resources exist in...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Drug ‘bath salts’ sparks terror

Six months ago, Maria Hedges tried a new drug. She didn’t stop using it until it killed her.“I stabbed myself in the stomach,” she said, using a shard of broken mirror. “I thought I was in a...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez slims hunt for top official

The Cortez City Council has narrowed the search for a new city manager to three finalists. Candidates for the position include Tom Yennerell, town administrator for Mancos; Shane Hale, town manager...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Images of America’ book captures Cortez

Schwindt, Weeth, Davidson collect historical images

DATE: Aug. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rime resigns from city council

Cortez City Councilor Robert Rime has submitted a letter of resignation, stating he has accepted a job out of town.Mayor Dan Porter acknowledged the letter and said Rime brought a logical approach...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hearing eyes political districts

DURANGO — All kinds of concerns, from the geographical to the economic to the political, were on the table at the Colorado Reapportionment Commission public hearing Friday night at Fort Lewis...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton rival Pace visits Cortez

State House Minority Leader and 3rd Congressional District candidate Sal Pace, D-Pueblo, visited Cortez Saturday — marching into the lion’s den of support for his challenger, Republican incumbent...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

School board has 5 seats open

Less than two weeks remain for interested people to consider running for a seat on the Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 board of education.Five of the seven seats on the board are up for...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

GOP can see lessons in 2010 election fiascos

DENVER — A year ago, Dan Maes stood on the rooftop deck of a downtown Denver bar, surrounded by fans and TV cameras, as the star of the most improbable Cinderella story in modern Colorado...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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