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Mancos celebrates Ye Olde Fashioned Christmas

December is fast-approaching, and a two-day holiday celebration is coming up in Mancos. Ye Olde Fashioned Christmas event will happen downtown on Friday, Dec. 6, and Saturday, Dec. 14, with...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 hours 7 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County may stop accepting state inmates

Montezuma County commissioners are threatening to stop accepting Colorado Department of Correction inmates at the county jail unless the state pays the full amount it is billed for housing them....

DATE: Nov. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dinosaur replicas get a permanent home at San Juan College

FARMINGTON – A bit of prehistoric history has found a permanent home at The Sherman Dugan Museum of Geology at San Juan College in Farmington. The dinosaur display features six replicas of the...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school district considers $57M move, $45M renovation

The Dolores School District and more than 150 residents on Nov. 6 discussed plans for a new or renovated school campus, at a cost of up to $57 million. At the community meeting, Superintendent Lis...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM seeks comment about fee change at Canyons of the Ancients

The Bureau of Land Management seeks public comment on a proposal to change the entrance fee to the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument Visitor Center and Museum for the first time in more...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Amid national violence, La Plata County looks to increase security

La Plata County is proposing to beef up its security. As part of the draft 2020 budget, officials have called for four new security-guard positions to patrol county offices and facilities. The...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Car goes hundreds of feet off Wolf Creek Pass after driver falls asleep

The occupants of a car that went an estimated 300 to 400 feet off Wolf Creek Pass after the driver fell asleep are expected to survive – thanks to seat belts. Colorado State Patrol Sgt. Blake White...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pastel landscapes at Mancos library

Painter Chris Cook hopes to make the world a more beautiful place with his pastels – and now they’re gracing the walls of the Mancos Public Library. Cook, an artist based in Farmington, focuses...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Land of Enchantment to provide the Capitol Christmas Tree

FARMINGTON – A 60-foot-tall tree from New Mexico is headed on a 2,000-mile journey to the nation’s capital this week. This year’s Christmas tree, a blue spruce cut Nov. 6, was chosen from the...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2019 | UPDATED: 22 hours 52 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez residents line Montezuma Avenue for veterans parade

For Joseph Konyndyk, Veterans Day holds special meaning: He’s the last living survivor of the USS LCSL-18, an amphibious support ship that fought in the Battle of Okinawa, one of the final battles...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez man dies after head-on crash on Highway 160

A 27-year-old Cortez man died Sunday morning on U.S. Highway 160 after hitting a semitrailer head-on. Colorado State Patrol Sgt. Blake White said authorities were alerted to the crash around 7:30...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

UPDATE: Missing elderly Cortez man found safe

A 79-year-old Cortez man suffering from dementia was found safe south of Grand Junction early Saturday after he disappeared Thursday afternoon in is 2005 Silver Subaru Outback. “He’s doing better...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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