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Southern Utes candidates compete in runoff election

Southern Ute Indian tribal members will select two new council members and a new tribal chairman on Friday during a runoff election. Shane Seibel and Christine Baker-Sage are competing for...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Classes to resume at Aztec High School

AZTEC – Classes will resume next week as Aztec works to recover in the wake of a school shooting last week that left two students and the gunman dead. District Superintendent Kirk Carpenter...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Artisans of Mancos welcome three new members

The Artisans of Mancos co-op welcomed three new members at a reception on Saturday afternoon. Landscape painter Linda Bonds works in pastels, and Western landscape painter Aileen McAlistar works in...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Congress considers land for West Fork fire station

Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner, along with Rep. Scott Tipton, introduced legislation Tuesday to convey about 4 acres of U.S. Forest Service land to Dolores County for the location of a new...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

New thrift shop opens in Dolores

Two former city slickers have opened The 302 Thrift Shop in Dolores. Michael Williams and Melissa Miller moved to the area few years ago from the Cincinnati and Baltimore areas. “We love the...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2017 | UPDATED: 5 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Town Manager Lana Hancock resigns

Lana Hancock announced Monday that she has resigned as the town manager of Dolores effective Dec. 31. She plans to continue serving as the town clerk and treasurer. “I never intended to be the...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores board votes to take down playground structures

The Dolores Town Board voted unanimously Monday to dismantle the structures at the popular Ron Kotarski Jr. Memorial Playground, pending approval from Great Outdoors Colorado. Based on an...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Open School to host Gallery Night

Southwest Open School will host a Gallery Night on Dec. 19 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The event aims to celebrate student learning through the academic semester of the school year. Parents, guardians or...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 hours 40 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspect arrested after armed robbery at Cortez Walmart

A man was arrested Friday in Cortez on a warrant for allegedly robbing a Walmart cash register at gunpoint the week before. According to incident reports from the Cortez Police Department, the...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man arrested, woman injured in collision near Towaoc

A man was arrested and a woman was injured after two vehicles collided Tuesday morning near Towaoc. Colorado State Patrol troopers, the Ute Mountain Ute Fire Department and other emergency...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Firefighters extinguish house fire in north Cortez

Cortez police officers and firefighters responded to a house fire Tuesday afternoon at North Harrison and East Empire streets in Cortez. Cortez Fire Chief Jeff Vandevoorde said one of the house’s...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2017 | UPDATED: 5 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Gingerbread auction raises funds for Grace’s Soup Kitchen

The annual Gingerbread Auction to benefit Grace’s Soup Kitchen for St. Barnabas Episcopal Church was held on Dec. 7. Organizer Leigh Waggoner, who started the event three years ago, said nearly...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2017 | UPDATED: 5 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News