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Students talk trash

Trash talk filled the gym at Montezuma-Cortez High School Thursday afternoon, but it was of a different variety than what is present during a Cortez-Durango basketball game.Instead of insults being...

DATE: April 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton blasts EPA

Just before Earth Day, Cortez Republican Congressman Scott Tipton released a statement criticizing the Environmental Protection Agency for a draft policy to change the standards of waterways...

DATE: April 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Study tracks lynx, people

DURANGO — Researchers who work to protect the threatened Canada lynx in the Western United States focused their studies on the San Juan Mountains this past winter.Cross country skiers and...

DATE: April 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

County slates recycling facility, Kinder Morgan

Montezuma County commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. Monday, April 25, at 109 W. Main St., Room 306, in Cortez.At 9 a.m., commissioners will hear the weekly road department report. At 10 a.m.,...

DATE: April 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

City council puts fiber optics, airport, BLM on agenda

The Cortez City Council will hear an update on the city fiber-optic network when it meets for its workshop meeting 6:45 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall.The council also will discuss land leases for the...

DATE: April 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez High alters schedule for testing

Montezuma-Cortez High School will operate on a modified schedule beginning Monday, April 25 through Monday, May 9. The schedule has been altered to accommodate the completion of the Measure of...

DATE: April 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Open wide and say ‘Dr. Pack’

Dentist takes over retired Ripplinger’s Cortez practice

DATE: April 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton busts budget

WASHINGTON — Most House Republicans — including the majority of the large and influential freshman class — voted recently to approve a hard-won budget agreement for 2011, officially ending the...

DATE: April 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Schools plan clinic

In an effort to care for the whole child, Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 will implement a districtwide, school-based health clinic pilot program for the 2011-2012 school year.The program...

DATE: April 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Scams target local people

The Cortez Police Department reports con artists are persisting in scamming local residents — sometimes specifically targeting the elderly.Detective Lt. Jim Kingery of the Cortez Police Department...

DATE: April 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Habitat for Humanity offers home repair assistance

Habitat for Humanity of Montezuma County announces its A Brush with Kindness home repair program. The purpose of this program is to provide assistance to low-income residents of Montezuma County...

DATE: April 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

State warns about hantavirus

As spring cleaning nears, state health officials are warning Coloradans to avoid exposure to hantavirus when opening up cabins, buildings, sheds and barns.Hantavirus is a respiratory disease...

DATE: April 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News