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Montezuma-Cortez seniors graduate, embark on heroic path

On a sunny Friday morning, over 100 Montezuma-Cortez High School seniors celebrated a new chapter in their life at this year’s commencement ceremony. It was sunflowers galore at this year’s...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Conviction overturned in gang rape case

A judge ordered the release of a Durango man from a six-year prison sentence this week after the alleged victim testified in the trial of a co-defendant that the sexual contact between her and the...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

One injured in two-car crash in Cortez

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Defendant in high-speed chase is found incompetent in Cortez

A Mancos man who allegedly ran down several officers during a high speed chase in March, seriously injuring two of them, has been found incompetent to proceed in court procedures against him. Casey...

DATE: May 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez two-bedroom rental prices see dip

The cost of renting a two- or three-bedroom unit in Cortez has dropped noticeably in the past four years, according to a housing report released this month. The drop contrasts sharply with rental...

DATE: May 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

EPA finalizes action plan for Silverton-area Superfund

The Environmental Protection Agency’s quick-action plan to clean up mine sites in the Superfund area around Silverton in the next five years was approved and finalized Thursday, and work is...

DATE: May 23, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez schools approve tax increase

The Montezuma-Cortez school board will put a mill levy override on the November ballot, which board members say will help increase teacher salaries. Specifically, the school district is looking to...

DATE: May 23, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

CBI seeks help in 20-year-old cold case

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation and Montrose County Sheriff’s Office are seeking help in a cold case involving the disappearance of a Nucla man 20 years ago. On May 27, 1999, Dale Duane...

DATE: May 23, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Students learn to protect their minds from toxic stress

Big Picture High School sophomore Ava Aragon taught her peers how to focus on the flame of a candle this spring to help them calm down. The lesson was part of a class focused on understanding...

DATE: May 23, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Partisan bills compete to reform hard-rock mining laws

WASHINGTON – Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Congress agree that federal hard-rock mining regulations, which are governed by a 147-year-old law, need updating. But the partisan bills that...

DATE: May 23, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man suspected of possessing child pornography

A Durango man found in possession of thousands of images and hundreds of videos of suspected child pornography is being held at the La Plata County Jail. La Plata County Sheriff’s Office...

DATE: May 23, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board approves personnel items

The Mancos school board approved a series of personnel items at its regular meeting Monday night including nonrenewal of a contract for a middle school science teacher. The teacher, Kristina...

DATE: May 22, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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