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The show will go on

With smoke from the West Fork complex of fires casting a pall over Sleeping Ute Mountain and the La Plata Mountains, officials Friday opted to proceed with the city’s annual Fourth of July...

DATE: July 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Dead Run’ details drama of manhunt

A new book about the Four Corners manhunt gives a detailed account of a surprise shooting rampage in the spring of 1998 that left one officer dead and three others wounded. The shooting spree...

DATE: July 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prescribing childhood literacy

A little girl sits reading at a small brightly painted table inside the waiting room at a local health clinic. A little boy approaches. He looks scared. “Are you getting a shot too?” he asks. “No,”...

DATE: July 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde seeks comments on wetlands plan

The National Park Service has released for public review a draft Statement of Findings for Wetlands for a maintenance facility in the Morefield Canyon area of Mesa Verde National Park. It is the...

DATE: July 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trash collection Thursday

The City of Cortez refuse crew will be running their regular trash route on Thursday, July 4. Residents should put their trash out the night before, but no later than 6 a.m. on Thursday.

DATE: July 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Percussion performance

DATE: July 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lower Dolores a target for extra protections

McPhee Reservoir managers are concerned that more sections on the lower Dolores River are becoming eligible for a national Wild and Scenic River status. Irrigation managers tend to cringe when they...

DATE: July 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Smoke from West Fork fires settles over Montezuma Valley

Heavy smoke in Montezuma County Friday morning is from the West Fork Complex if fires near Wolf Creek Pass, according to the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office and the National Weather Service. The...

DATE: June 28, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Carter joins MCSO

Tapped as the new Montezuma County undersheriff, former Deputy District Attorney Lynda Carter vowed to use her expansive background to help advance the county’s top law enforcement organization. “I...

DATE: June 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boots on the ground

Standing around in ballcaps and blue jeans near a gas compressor plant, the Montezuma County commissioners looked at home shooting the breeze about ranching, local characters and historic lore that...

DATE: June 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Council considers marijuana sales

Polled at a city council workshop on Tuesday, a majority of city leaders hinted they wouldn’t choke recreational marijuana sales in Cortez. Police Chief Roy Lane told council members he’s in favor...

DATE: June 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Busy bees

DATE: June 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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