Fire conditions continue to smolder

It could be 2002 all over again, fire officials are warning. That warning has been sounding for more than a month.In 2002, the Missionary Ridge Fire in the Durango area began and spread because of...

DATE: June 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Where will the money come from?

The Dolores Conservation District and the Mancos Conservation District are still searching for matching funds through a $4,750 grant they obtained from the Colorado State Conservation Board to...

DATE: June 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute Mtn. Tribe wins library grant

The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe won a $7,000 competitive grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Service’s Native American Library Services Program.The Basic Grant with Education Assessment...

DATE: June 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire restrictions upgraded

Fire restrictions on public lands managed by the San Juan National Forest and Bureau of Land Management Tres Rios Field Office were upgraded on Wednesday, as the first day of summer brought no...

DATE: June 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. Bennet staff to hold meeting in Cortez

Staff for Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet want to hear from constituents in Montezuma County and help those needing assistance with a federal agency.Bennet’s Southwestern Colorado Constituent...

DATE: June 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez chip-seal project begins today

The city of Cortez will begin a chip-seal project today that will run for about one week. Residents are asked to not park on the streets during daylight hours and to use caution while watering (so...

DATE: June 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Public invited to new Al-Anon weekly meetings

A new Al-Anon meeting will be starting Saturday, June 30 at the Cortez Cultural Center at 10 a.m. The group will meet upstairs in the large meeting room, and will continue to meet each week on...

DATE: June 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Cultural Center turns 25

For people searching for something unique this summer, there’s no need to look too far.The Cortez Cultural Center is the spot. The center showcases Native American dancers six days a week, offers...

DATE: June 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tragic ATV accident results in fatality

At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 17, an all terrain vehicle collided with a semi-truck traveling southbound on Highway 491. The driver of the ATV was pronounced dead at the scene of the...

DATE: June 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

School day will change

Students and teachers in Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 will not only have to get used to a five-day school schedule next year, but will also need to adjust to a much later start time at the...

DATE: June 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

The 3rd has a third

Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District is in the media spotlight, and making headlines is a young woman from Pueblo whose determination, ideals and libertarianism is garnering valuable...

DATE: June 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Men accused of digging up bones

DENVER — The senior group’s activity schedule for a Wednesday in May 2011 promised a moderate hike into McLean Canyon and viewing of round towers at Canyons of the Ancients National Monument.It...

DATE: June 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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