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Local delegates head to GOP convention

Republicans will rally in Tampa, Fla., next week to nominate Mitt Romney to reclaim the White House for the Grand Old Party.But some local delegates don’t want to go along with the carefully...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Michelle Gilleland

Alternate delegate for Mitt RomneyFor most of her adult life, Michelle Gilleland has been focused on making a home for her husband, John, and their one girl and four boys. “We’re boring. We’re...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Luke Kirk Bayfield

Unpledged delegate(Supports Ron Paul)At age 21, Luke Kirk will be one of the youngest delegates to the Republican National Convention.He’s also a member of the youth movement that makes up much of...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

J. Paul Brown

Delegate for Mitt RomneyA sheep rancher, Farm Bureau member, former member of the school board and La Plata County commission, and current state representative, J. Paul Brown has plenty of...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judy Spady

Unpledged alternate(Supports Ron Paul)Last winter, it seemed for a while that Mitt Romney had won the Iowa caucus by six votes. But then Judy Spady helped discover an error in the vote-counting....

DATE: Aug. 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

The heat is on

What to do about cooling Cortez Middle School was the hot topic before the Montezuma Cortez School District RE-1 board on Tuesday. Because the cost of a new air conditioner would be approximately...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Unlimited Learning Center’s first master’s degree student progresses toward graduation

There’s more to the Unlimited Learning Center than meets the eye. The center, located at 640 E. 2nd St. in Cortez, offers more than just GED preparation and testing. College and other adult...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Teachers agree on innovative methods

Innovation is the way of the future. Montezuma-Cortez High School teachers Mandi Norris and Sharon Englehart would agree with that statement. Norris, a new 10th and 12th grade English teacher, and...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Peeking inside

DATE: Aug. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Big changes coming to Re-1 schools

New Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 Superintendent Alex Carter is excited about the new school year, but he’s not the only one. The 40 members of the brand-new teacher teams are also excited,...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Searching for clues to the universe

DOVE CREEK — Southwest Colorado has always been a good place to find valuable things buried in the ground.There are 1,000-year-old artifacts from a vanished culture, as well as uranium, natural gas...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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