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Living like migrants

DATE: April 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Shelter gives public taste of homelessness

What would it be like to lose everything and need to rely solely on the kindness and donations of others? The Bridge Emergency Shelter is hosting an event to give the public the chance to...

DATE: April 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snowstorm boosts ski areas and reservoirs

Keep the snow shovels and skis handy. A spring snowstorm dumped 6 to 12 inches in the mountains, and from 3 to 6 inches at Cortez, Arriola, Dolores, Mancos and Mesa Verde National Park. Another...

DATE: April 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheriff's comeback campaign advances

Montezuma County Sheriff Dennis Spruell's campaign for a second term in office moved forward Wednesday after filing enough petition signatures to make it onto the GOP primary ballot. Just after 8...

DATE: April 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Governor’s office: Yes to air fleet

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper’s chief wildfire official recommends spending $33.6 million this year so Colorado can contract for its own aerial firefighting fleet. Hickenlooper’s staff members...

DATE: April 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

College program sees success at Montezuma-Cortez High

Two weeks before high school senior, Zoe Nutt, was sworn into the Navy, she decided she wanted to go to college instead. Nutt had been concerned about finances, but through her work with Trio...

DATE: April 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hogan’s heroes

DATE: April 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

District stresses positive thinking

The average time required to turn a failing school around is five years, twice the average tenure of a school principal. That was the outlook Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 Superintendent Alex Carter...

DATE: April 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Indian Camp Ranch continues to amaze

The discoveries are seemingly endless at Indian Camp Ranch, considered the only subdivision in the nation designed to incorporate ancestral ruins on each parcel. Again last month, archaeologists...

DATE: April 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Agencies struggle with kids’ poverty

Montezuma County agencies are working to reverse generational poverty, but a recent study shows that challenges remain. More children in Montezuma County slipped into poverty and faced greater...

DATE: April 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Spruell, Lambert file petitions

Two GOP candidates made Monday’s deadline to petition onto the primary ballot. Election officials must now verify that each candidate obtained the proper amount of signatures from registered...

DATE: April 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Website glitch fuels confusion

A glitch on the state Medicaid website let Coloradans submit applications without providing income information during March, resulting in a flood of questions at the county level. A newsletter...

DATE: March 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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