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Workforce center will offer computer job-hunt classes

Gabe Torres from the Southwest Colorado Workforce Center will teach computer classes every other week at the library. The next class is 1 p.m. Aug. 26. Torres will focus on various aspects of...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Center has roots in area

Some of you may have never heard of the Southwestern Colorado Research Center. Could it be a secret government facility? What kind of research does it do and where is it located?You’ll have to look...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

A festival with teeth High-rpm artists will rev up for Chain Saw Carving Festival

Participants at an event in Cortez next week will need intense concentration and must watch their every move. If they don’t, it could cause serious injury — or death. Maybe that description is a...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boarders can rock ’n’ roll at Rezapalooza

Dedication for skateboarding can be seen in Towaoc even in the wintertime as skateboarders scrape the snow off the skateboard park so they can use it. The results of that dedication can be found at...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Educators make math count

Every high school student who has filled a desk in a math class has, at one point or another, thought, “I will never use this in the real world.”Such is the battle fought by math and career and...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Agriculture department will hold commodity distribution

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will hold a commodity distribution from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds, 30100 U.S. Highway 160, Cortez, and from 8 to 9...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge favors Mancos schools

DENVER — A federal judge has ruled against a former Mancos principal who sued the school district for not rehiring her.Laura Harper sued after the school board approved rehiring her as the...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Verde Fest rolls out ‘green’

Living a green lifestyle involves far more than energy efficient appliances and properly sealed windows, and the Verde Fest is an excellent opportunities to discover what resources exist in...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Drug ‘bath salts’ sparks terror

Six months ago, Maria Hedges tried a new drug. She didn’t stop using it until it killed her.“I stabbed myself in the stomach,” she said, using a shard of broken mirror. “I thought I was in a...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez slims hunt for top official

The Cortez City Council has narrowed the search for a new city manager to three finalists. Candidates for the position include Tom Yennerell, town administrator for Mancos; Shane Hale, town manager...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Images of America’ book captures Cortez

Schwindt, Weeth, Davidson collect historical images

DATE: Aug. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rime resigns from city council

Cortez City Councilor Robert Rime has submitted a letter of resignation, stating he has accepted a job out of town.Mayor Dan Porter acknowledged the letter and said Rime brought a logical approach...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News