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Search & rescue training

DATE: March 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rope rescue saves dangling climber

A rescue effort ended successfully Tuesday after an equipment problem left a local climber dangling by rope approximately 75 feet above the ground. Dressed in a red helmet, green pants and a dark...

DATE: March 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Re-1 returns to 5-day school week

It's official. Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 schools will return to the five-day school week format beginning next fall.Tuesday night, Re-1 school board members Diane Fox, Beth Howell and Pete Montano...

DATE: March 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde equals money, jobs for local economy

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 559,712 visitors in 2010 spent $41.3 million in Mesa Verde National Park and in communities near the park. That spending supported more than 575...

DATE: March 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man sentenced for killing father commits suicide

A Cortez man accused of killing and dismembering his father was found dead Friday, local law enforcement confirmed Monday. His death has been ruled a suicide.Jeremiah Raymond Berry, 24, was found...

DATE: March 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez puffs on pot debate

With state and local moratoriums on new medical marijuana centers set to expire this summer, the issue is once again before the Cortez City Council. As state regulation and enforcement of the...

DATE: March 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Casey at the bat

Casey McClellan may have waited until the last minute, but it paid off.He took 39 votes at the Republican Assembly on Feb. 24 at the Montezuma County Annex and was nominated from the floor to run...

DATE: March 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores honors firefighters

Johnson, McCoy earn recognition for their service

DATE: March 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

SCCC offers career option

Introducing young women to the many opportunities in nontraditional careers is the theme of a free one-day Expanding Your Horizons experience at the Southwest Colorado Community College West Campus...

DATE: March 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Volunteering — Good benefits for all

In 2008 61.8 million Americans contributed 8 billion hours of volunteer service worth an estimated 162 billion dollars. This is a pretty impressive statistic. I’m sure that our local communities...

DATE: March 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton office violates House rules

Redistricting lines challenging for incumbents

DATE: March 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hope emerges after scam

U.S. Army veteran Craig Dowling gathered his young family and left Pennsylvania in pursuit of a better life working in the oil and natural gas fields out West.He didn’t know he’d wind up living in...

DATE: March 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News