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School board will consider $3.1M bond for SWOS

The Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, in the Downey Administration Building, 400 N. Elm St., Cortez.The board will determine whether or...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Motorcyclist loses foot in wreck

An Idaho motorcyclist remains in St. Anthony Hospital in Denver after losing her foot and a portion of her leg in an accident last weekend.The woman’s name is not being released pending a Colorado...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Schools study grad, drop out rates

The San Juan Board of Cooperative Educational Services school districts, including Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1, have been selected as partner districts in a program designed to address...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farmers have field day at research center

Colorado State U. tells ag producers about research

DATE: Aug. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Highway grant targets park

A future project to improve the Mesa Verde National Park U.S. 160 highway interchange recently received $4.6 million in Federal Highway Administration funds — the largest federal highway grant...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Artist at work

DATE: Aug. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire officials prescribe burns

The fire program at the Dolores Public Lands Office will resume planned prescribed fire projects that were started in the spring. Projects might begin as early as this week. A list proposed...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lt. Gov. testifies in school lawsuit

DENVER — Colorado Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia acknowledged that inequities exist in education but says the state has met its constitutional obligation in how it funds its schools. Garcia took the stand...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boosters want SW Colo. race

SALIDA — Less than an hour before Stage 1 of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge on Tuesday, fans had mobbed the shiny black bus of local favorite Team Garmin-Cervelo, snagging autographs as the riders...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community college enrollment surges

Number of SCCC students this fall jumps about 54%

DATE: Aug. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

School district keeps budget stable

A report released Monday by the Office of the Colorado State Auditor reveals that even among declining revenues and shrinking budgets, Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 is financially...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snafu shuts students out

Roughly 65 new and transferring students at Montezuma-Cortez High School were told to stay home this week as complications with the school’s schedule precluded the new students from registering for...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News