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Fire destroys posse building

A predawn blaze destroyed the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Posse meeting hall early Saturday.“It’s a great loss for the posse,” said Captain Wanda Martin, posse treasurer. “We lost a lot a lot of...

DATE: April 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Empire plants energy garden

As spring arrives and area residents start to prepare their vegetable gardens for the growing season, a local energy cooperative is planting a very different kind of garden. Construction is...

DATE: April 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Advocates want mustang plan to change

Contraceptive could help herdat Spring Creek

DATE: April 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man shot during police incident faces charges

A man shot by local law enforcement March 19 has been charged with multiple felonies, including attempted murder.Zachary Sullivan, 31, was formally advised of his charges Monday afternoon before...

DATE: April 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Family leaves memorial for victims

DURANGO — Heavy, spring snow was falling Saturday afternoon as the finishing touches were made on a memorial remembering the victims of a horrific car wreck west of Durango.Colorado Springs...

DATE: April 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton joins fight to cut federal budget

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton had a busy week.Besides being entrenched with other House Republicans in a standoff over the federal budget, the Cortez native introduced a small business banking bill,...

DATE: April 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Home

First National Bank President Byron Maynes can travel through time.OK — not exactly. But Maynes can stand beside historic Montezuma County photographs integrated into First National’s wall-mounted...

DATE: April 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Supporters reject recall efforts

While many organizations have formed to attack the government, one Cortez organization has formed to defend it.Support Our Council, or SOC, is a group comprised of embattled city council members,...

DATE: April 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

County invites public to comment on zoning

Officials from the Montezuma County Planning Department hope to gather plenty of public input on the county’s proposed zoning plan at a meeting in Mancos on Tuesday, April 12.The meeting is the...

DATE: April 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Attempted murder case bound over for trial

The case of a local man charged with attempted murder has been bound over to 22nd Judicial District Court, where a judge granted a request for the alleged victims to visit the man in jail.Termain...

DATE: April 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

City Council sets meeting agenda

The Cortez City Council is scheduled to receive an update on the municipal pool renovation when it meets for its workshop meeting 6:45 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 210 E. Main Street.At the Council’s...

DATE: April 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

County sets agenda for next meeting

Montezuma County commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. Monday, April 11, at 109 W. Main St., Room 306, in Cortez.At 9 a.m., commissioners will hold a public hearing for the purpose of considering a...

DATE: April 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News