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CDOT works on Highway 160

The Colorado Department of Transportation is rehabilitating a section of U.S. Highway 160 near Aztec Creek, west of the junction with U.S. Highway 491 between mile points 11 and 18 on the Ute...

DATE: April 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hikes access Mesa Verde sites

Mesa Verde National Park joined with its partner, the nonprofit Mesa Verde Institute, to provide visitors with new opportunities and experiences in the park this season. These four ranger-guided...

DATE: April 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pinon Project forms Job Club

With a local unemployment rate of 11 percent, The Pinon Project in Cortez is sponsoring a weekly job club for area residents seeking work to come together for support and job training. According to...

DATE: April 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge rules in citys favor

A U.S. District Judge ruled in favor of the city of Cortez in a lawsuit filed against the city by several area developers.In response to a summary judgement filed Tuesday, Senior Judge Walker...

DATE: April 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officer foils holdup

Two suspects were apprehended following an alleged armed robbery early Thursday morning.Cortez Police Chief Roy Lane said the robbery occurred approximately 12:03 a.m. at the Giant store, 921 E....

DATE: April 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stations of the Cross

With the approach of Easter this month, many churches are celebrating the resurrection of Christ and meditating on the suffering he endured on the cross. St. Philip the Evangelist Anglican Church...

DATE: April 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

County has low score

A recent study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ranked residents of Montezuma County 54th out of 57 Colorado counties tested for overall health.Kate O’Brien, a registered nurse with the...

DATE: April 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores man takes stock in market

Dolores resident Grant Curry, following an advisement from the stock trader newspaper Investor’s Business Daily, decided to pull his money out of the stock market recently, right before a...

DATE: March 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Area feels doctor shortage

Area residents likely will have to wait longer to see a doctor after another local physician reportedly announced she will leave the area. Dr. Dianna Fury has accepted a position at the University...

DATE: March 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Our Pioneer History

ere’s a story you gotta hear:“My first wife was Granddad Johnson’s daughter Nettie. Granddad didn’t like for his children to marry. Nettie and I were planning to have a double wedding with Ollie...

DATE: March 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Program helps build families

The Cortez-based DARE to be You program has been a player on the national stage since 1979, developing programs and curriculum designed to empower youths, families and communities.Now, staff at the...

DATE: March 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Construction could improve safety at U.S. Highway 491, County Road M

Construction is underway on a $2.3 million intersection improvement project at U.S. Highway 491 and County Road M.The intersection has been identified as the Colorado Department of Transportation’s...

DATE: March 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News