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Commissioners to discuss fairgrounds, roads

Montezuma County commissioners will meet at 9 a.m., Monday, Oct. 17, at 109 W. Main St., Room 306, in Cortez.At 9:05 a.m., commissioners will hear the weekly road department reports. At 10 a.m.,...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hovenweep offers October astronomy program

Come celebrate the night sky at Hovenweep National Monument! Hovenweep National Monument is pleased to announce a new Astronomy Program for the fall of 2011. Come join us on Saturdays, Oct. 15, 22,...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Re-1 to hold annual IPP meeting

The Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 board of education will hold its annual Indian Policies and Procedures (IPP) meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the district administration...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Denver riot police clear out protesters

23 arrested in standoff By Joe HanelJournal Denver BureauDENVER – They were prepared for a fight. They got little more than a staring contest.Riot police cleared out a tent camp outside the state...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

State overpays by $305M for unemployment benefits

DENVER – The state government says it overpaid $305 million to people who get unemployment benefits the last three years, and now it wants the money back.Overpayments totaled an estimated $169...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

SCCC receives grant

Programs in energy fields to benefit from $2.4M funding

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Absorbing the lessons of Mesa Verde

A young woman carries a tightly woven basket on her hip. Slowly weaving between the dwellings carefully constructed in the alcove, she makes her way to a seep spring at the base of the cliff walls....

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Guilty plea in eluding case

Leslie Rutland, 37, pleaded guilty Wednesday to DUI and 3rd degree assault relating to a September incident in which he led police on a high-speed chase through a number of Cortez streets.Rutland...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman sentenced for embezzling more than $143,000

A local woman has been sentenced to jail for embezzling more than $143,000 while working at Sparks Plumbing and Heating in Cortez.Jane Presnell, 50, pleaded guilty to theft of more than $20,000 and...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Taking aim on a career

Sunlight filters through a whispering pine canopy north of Mancos, illuminating the bright green and rust colored leaves of oak brush in their autumn splendor.Figures wearing yellow helmets,...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Corey Veach

Personal experience with the Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 board of education is the compelling factor driving Corey Veach toward a run for a seat on the board. Veach hopes to create a more...

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

Pete Montano

A sense of community and service has driven Pete Montano to run for a seat on the Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 board of education, and he hopes that sense of duty will translate into...

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

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