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Roots of Learning

Wearing matching brown shirts printed with “Plant Trees,” a herd of children jumped, spun and flailed their arms to guitarist Brett Pejsa’s rendition of “Time Warp” — stirring up a cloud of dust on...

DATE: April 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Heart and Soul grant planning underway

Driven by a new project coordinator, the Cortez Heart and Soul Community Planning initiative is underway, and will be seeking feedback from locals about what they think about their community.Former...

DATE: April 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Accident victim speaks to M-CHS students

Drawing from his own personal experience, motivational speaker Tyler Presnell Monday afternoon offered a stark testimonial to Montezuma-Cortez High School students about the perils of driving...

DATE: April 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

A new council begins, mayor remains

The Cortez City Council said goodbye to a pair members Tuesday and welcomed four newly elected members.Outgoing council members Donna Foster and Betty Swank were presented with plaques for their...

DATE: April 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lawsuit nets $43M for Ute Mountain Utes

A recent $1 billion settlement between the federal government and 41 Native American tribes could mean an opportunity for one Southwest Colorado tribe to secure a more financially stable future, a...

DATE: April 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

City tweaks rule for pot centers

The Cortez City Council voted Tuesday to delete a requirement from a city ordinance that medical marijuana stores not be located within 1,000 feet of addiction treatment centers.Councilors Betty...

DATE: April 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bureau releases April status of local reservoirs

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation recently released the April status of local reservoirs Jackson Gulch and McPhee. Jackson Gulch reservoir live content stood at 4,622 acre-feet with a 9,977 acre-feet...

DATE: April 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Deadline near to pay 2011 property taxes

Sherry Dyess, Montezuma County Treasurer, reminds property owners that Monday, April 30, 2012 is the deadline to pay the 2011 property taxes if the property owner is paying in full. If there are...

DATE: April 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Raucous crowd greets Obama in Boulder

BOULDER — President Barack Obama visited the University of Colorado campus Tuesday looking for young supporters.He found them — thousands of them.A noisy, young crowd filled most of the seats in...

DATE: April 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fight Night

Photos by Sam Green

DATE: April 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

The nose just knows

Meet Axel.He is dark, he is handsome and he is a 9-year-old German Shepherd.He also has a very special nose. It’s actually one of the best sniffers around.It is difficult to comprehend just how...

DATE: April 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Keeping an eye out for alternative careers

Non-traditional job options open to female students

DATE: April 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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