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Cortez students win at virtual improv competition

The pandemic didn’t stop Montezuma-Cortez High School students from showing off their improv skills at the Colorado State Thespian Conference and winning the Critic’s Choice award. The conference,...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

What impact are ski areas having on coronavirus spread?

Colorado’s resort communities are teetering on the edge of increased restrictions as a potential surge in COVID-19 cases from the busy holidays looms. But public health officials in eight...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

In January, Earth moves fastest around the sun

Greetings, stargazers. January is the month that the Earth moves the fastest around the sun. Or looked at from our perspective, the sun moves faster through the sky in January. Every day the sun...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | COLUMN: Others Say

DA offers to dismiss charge in fatal pedestrian crash in Cortez

A Towaoc man who struck and fatally injured a pedestrian while driving in Cortez has been granted a diversion agreement with the 22nd Judicial District Attorney’s Office. Under the arrangement,...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Recall election for Montezuma-Cortez school board member Lance McDaniel set for Feb. 16

A recall election seeking to remove Lance McDaniel from the Montezeuma-Cortez School District RE-1 Board of Education is scheduled for Feb. 16. The election comes after a petition filed in July...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2021 | UPDATED: 5 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Man pleads guilty to fentanyl distribution in Montezuma County

A New Mexico man, Manuel Nester Vargas, has pleaded guilty to a charge of illegal drug distribution, a Class 3 felony, under a plea agreement with the 22nd Judicial District Attorney’s Office....

DATE: Jan. 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado lawmakers split along party lines on impeachment vote

Colorado’s seven representatives split along partisan lines Wednesday as President Donald Trump was impeached for the second time. The Senate is expected to hold a trial in coming weeks to...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2021 | UPDATED: 4 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Groups ask court to restore protections for U.S. gray wolves

BILLINGS, Mont. – Wildlife advocates on Thursday asked a federal court to overturn a U.S. government decision that stripped Endangered Species Act protections for wolves across most of the nation....

DATE: Jan. 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Official: Many in New Mexico eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

ALBUQUERQUE – A significant number of New Mexico residents are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations because they have one or more preexisting medical conditions, the state health secretary said...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

COVID-19 variant appears in New Mexico, health officials say

SANTA FE – A more contagious variant of the coronavirus has been detected in New Mexico, health officials confirmed Wednesday. The New Mexico Health Department said the first known case involves a...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico governor supports tapping endowment for education

SANTA FE – With the Legislature shifting to the left and the pandemic exacerbating educational inequities, New Mexico Democrats say they’re on the cusp of finishing a decadeslong fight to withdraw...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango, La Plata County prepare for potential unrest on Inauguration Day

Law enforcement in Durango is holding out hope that any possible protests leading up to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration next week will remain peaceful, but authorities are also preparing...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2021 | UPDATED: 4 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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