Water valve replacement causes daylong shutoff

In-town residents were without water for most of the day Monday as contractors worked on replacing three main water valves at the intersection of U.S. Highway 160 and Colorado 184, as part of the...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Crash near Mancos Hill sends 1 to hospital

Emergency services responded Friday to a serious crash between Hesperus and Mancos Hill. It occurred around 1:30 p.m., Colorado State Patrol Cpl. Chris Balenti said. The crash took place in the...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

FLC Foundation board donates $602K

Fort Lewis College this week announced its first major donation to fund the construction of a new Geosciences, Physics and Engineering Building. The college will receive $602,000 from the Fort...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Gardener stumbles into show with a little help from 'Lucifer'

Dedicated to Tom 'Pop' Miller Born on a Mississippi Delta plantation in a current-day ghost town, Tom "Pop" Miller owned and operated a family orchard and regional wholesale floral company. A...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Trainers tame colts during competition

Skittish, unbroken horses flinched, bucked and whinnied in protest as trainers subdued them during the Colt Start Challenge Saturday at the Montezuma County Fair. The event is part competition,...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Father pleads guilty in pot heist

Joe Griffith, of Bayfield, pleaded guilty Thursday to aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon and two counts of a crime of violence in connection with the robbery Jan. 31 of Rocky Mountain High in...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Publication honors Ska as eco-friendly brewery

Ska Brewing Co. is accustomed to winning awards for its craft-brewed beers, but now it's being honored for something else - conducting its business in an eco-friendly manner. Epicure & Culture:...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Navajos on walk for change

A group of young Navajos on a yearlong, 1,200-mile walk arrived in Cortez last week to raise awareness of environmental and social issues. Since Jan. 6, 30 activists have covered 850 miles on their...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Voters face hospital tax

County voters will be asked in November to approve a new sales-and-use tax to fund a $14.2 million overhaul of the 40-year-old Southwest Memorial Hospital. The ambitious project entails building a...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Mancos Valley Resources awarded $5,000 grant

Mancos Valley Resources, a pass-through fiscal sponsor for grants and donations in Mancos and Montezuma County, was awarded a $5,000 Anschutz grant in June for administrative overhead. The grant...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Livestock sale brings in $170K

This year's Junior Livestock Sale, which featured 107 animals raised by local 4-H members, brought in a grand total of $170,450 at the Aug. 1 event at the Montezuma County Fair. The Saturday...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Vet reflects on WWII, atomic devastation

Drafted into the U.S. military at age 18, Bill Saulters said one of the most horrific scenes he ever witnessed was in Hiroshima, Japan. He served there after the atomic bomb was dropped 70 years...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

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