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Plastic bag ban in Cortez unlikely

While numerous cities in Colorado and around the country are banning plastic grocery bags in their communities, the city of Cortez has yet to discuss whether it would want to look into it or...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Concerns grow over Gessler’s actions

DENVER — A struggle between Democrats and the state’s top elections official intensified Wednesday, with Democrats warning that Secretary of State Scott Gessler’s actions risk a return of voting...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Assistance available for Medicare D open enrollment

Medicare D open enrollment begins Monday, Oct. 15 and runs through Friday, Dec. 7. Montezuma County Senior Services is making appointments from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays to assist...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores team gets new helmets

It was a night that few like to remember.The Dolores High School Football team played Cedaredge at home, not only did the Bears lose 38-0, but five players were out of the game because of injuries,...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Increased taxes is a touchy subject

Although there does not appear to be any organized effort against ballot issue 3B among Cortez residents, there is opposition to the tax increase measure for a new Montezuma-Cortez High School....

DATE: Oct. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

How much would it cost in taxes to build a new high school?

Residential property owners: $23.40 per $100,000 of assessed value per yearCommercial property owners $85.32 per $100,000 of assessed value per year Agricultural property owners $0.49 cents per...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Re-1: Sports facilities in need of upgrade

Although passage of the 3B bond question would result in a new football and track and field stadium along with baseball and softball fields, that may not be the biggest upgrade to the...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis lessons help shape both Tipton and Pace

One thing seems clear about next month’s election: Western Colorado will elect a Fort Lewis College graduate to Congress.U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, faces state Rep. Sal Pace, D-Pueblo. Both...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Journalist emphasizes independent media

MANCOS — About 200 people packed the historic Mancos Opera House to see Amy Goodman of “Democracy Now!” on Monday night. She was introduced by Denis Moynihan, the co-author of her new book, “The...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Political Forums

Open forum for high school’s upcoming ballot issue 3B The Cortez 21st Century High School Committee will hold an open forum about 3B, the upcoming ballot question concerning the new high school on...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

A chill in the air

DATE: Oct. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Will a new high school boost results?

Montezuma Cortez School District Re-1 Superintendent Alex Carter hopes that educational performance will improve if voters in the school district pass the 3B high school bond issue on Nov. 6.“There...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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