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Youth rodeo

The Colorado State High School and Junior High Rodeo Association kicked off its season at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds Indoor Arena on Saturday and Sunday.Boys and girls from across the state...

DATE: April 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest road map targets hunts

Motorized game retrieval on public lands was the major topic of discussion at the Montezuma County Board of Commissioner’s meeting Monday morning.County commissioners met with representatives from...

DATE: April 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire burns 150 acres

A wildfire caused by an out-of-control campfire scorched approximately 150 acres of public land northeast of Pleasant View over the weekend.The fire was fully contained Monday, according to a...

DATE: April 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

City releases schedule for residential street sweeping

The city of Cortez will be sweep streets in residential areas starting Monday to clean up residue from the winter sanding efforts.The sweepers will be out from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. with the...

DATE: April 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT works on Highway 160

The Colorado Department of Transportation is rehabilitating a section of U.S. Highway 160 near Aztec Creek, west of the junction with U.S. Highway 491 between mile points 11 and 18 on the Ute...

DATE: April 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hikes access Mesa Verde sites

Mesa Verde National Park joined with its partner, the nonprofit Mesa Verde Institute, to provide visitors with new opportunities and experiences in the park this season. These four ranger-guided...

DATE: April 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pinon Project forms Job Club

With a local unemployment rate of 11 percent, The Pinon Project in Cortez is sponsoring a weekly job club for area residents seeking work to come together for support and job training. According to...

DATE: April 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge rules in citys favor

A U.S. District Judge ruled in favor of the city of Cortez in a lawsuit filed against the city by several area developers.In response to a summary judgement filed Tuesday, Senior Judge Walker...

DATE: April 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officer foils holdup

Two suspects were apprehended following an alleged armed robbery early Thursday morning.Cortez Police Chief Roy Lane said the robbery occurred approximately 12:03 a.m. at the Giant store, 921 E....

DATE: April 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stations of the Cross

With the approach of Easter this month, many churches are celebrating the resurrection of Christ and meditating on the suffering he endured on the cross. St. Philip the Evangelist Anglican Church...

DATE: April 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

County has low score

A recent study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ranked residents of Montezuma County 54th out of 57 Colorado counties tested for overall health.Kate O’Brien, a registered nurse with the...

DATE: April 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores man takes stock in market

Dolores resident Grant Curry, following an advisement from the stock trader newspaper Investor’s Business Daily, decided to pull his money out of the stock market recently, right before a...

DATE: March 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News