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Board to consider options for charter

Rather than hypothetical financial impacts, the true bottom line to education is student achievement. That’s the opinion of Anna Cole, a volunteer hoping the Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School District...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Heart & Soul prepares for value statements

Cortez Heart and Soul wants the character of the community to shape development. In January 2012, Cortez was awarded a Heart and Soul Community Planning Grant from the Orton Family Foundation....

DATE: Nov. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Area dodges quicksilver poisoning, for now

Despite public health concerns over Red Arrow gold milling operations, no one has tested positive for mercury poisoning. Operations at the illegal, unpermitted Red Arrow gold mill outside of Mancos...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Court battles go on

A court-appointed manager of the Red Arrow Gold Mine has been discharged of any liability, minus any willful misconduct or gross negligence. District Court Judge Todd Plewe on Friday, Nov. 8,...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Red, white and sky blue

DATE: Nov. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC names environment team members

The Fort Lewis College Environmental Center, a campus organization committed to working for environmental sustainability and social justice at the college and in the community, announces that it...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Number of insured rises

DENVER – The good news is thousands more people in Southwest Colorado have health insurance today than two years ago. The bad news is that many more people in the region are spending a significant...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Veterans Day parade draws crowd

Showing support for the community’s many veterans, scores of people lined Montezuma Avenue for the annual Cortez Veteran’s Day Parade on Nov. 11. Known officially as the Ray Candelaria Memorial...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Job Corps returns to Cortez after shutdown The program ‘saved my life,’ graduate says

After an eight-month shutdown, the Cortez Job Corps office has reopened and is accepting applications to the program. Admissions counselor Babette Kimble explained that the government sequester was...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Medical training ground

In addition to providing health care for the community, Southwest Memorial Hospital also helps to train future doctors, nurses and medical professionals. Medical students mentor alongside...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

With hands-on education, students finding success

Medical students from regional colleges and universities are perfecting their trade at Southwest Memorial Hospital. As a teaching hospital, Southwest enjoys the benefits of providing clinical...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ski areas boost service

Durango Mountain Resort is deploying 16 new snow guns this month in a bid to ensure better early-season conditions for skiers on the mountain’s heavily trafficked front side. After a dry beginning...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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